A laser sensor integrated in the rear-view mirror mount scans an area of 10 m in front of the vehicle, and in the event of an impending collision -- if the driver does not react -- the braking system is primed in the first instance and the hydraulic Brake Assist
function becomes more sensitive.
The vehicle features six airbags, antilock brakes, electronic stability control and hydraulic brake assist
Safety features were also prominent, with an advanced anti-lock brake system, hydraulic brake assist
, electronic stabilisation programme and a sensor that automatically unlocks the Volkswagen's doors in the event of any accident.
Hydraulic brake assist
boosts pedal pressure in emergency situations and there's even a hill-holder function to take the faff out of hill starts.
And of course, VW has packed the car with a whole host of safety features, such as anti-lock brakes, hydraulic brake assist
, electronic stability control, traction control, numerous airbags, an immobiliser and plenty more besides.
From a safety aspect there was ABS with hydraulic brake assist
and electronic stability programme, which included electronic dierential lock and traction control while a full array of airbags helped keep occupants safe.
From a safety aspect it came with a full array of airbags, ABS with hydraulic brake assist
and electronic stability programme, complete with electronic differential lock and traction control.
The Touran boasts a comprehensive list of safety specifications, including anti-lock brakes, electronic stabilisation programme, numerous airbags, hydraulic brake assist
and an effective alarm to keep away any uninvited attention.
Safety too, is well catered for with electric child security locks in the rear doors, cruise control, front and rear parking sensors front, hill descent assist and hill start assistance while driver safety aid includes ABS braking with electronic brake pressure distribution and hydraulic brake assist
The Electronic Differential Lock, Hydraulic Brake Assist
and Anti-Spin Regulator further add to the Touareg's driving systems.
These include ABS, Hydraulic Brake Assist
, ESP, including Electronic Diff Lock, and Traction Control and wall-to-wall airbags.
These include, for the first time ever, the Hydraulic Brake Assist
(HBA), which optimises brake performance both in frequent use and in emergency situations, he added.