Acura Automobiles: 2013 Acura TL Earns a New Highest IIHS Rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+

Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by in Acura Canada

The 2013 Acura TL oppulance opening sedan is among a initial vehicles to accept a tip probable reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) underneath a more-stringent contrast discipline that now embody a new tiny overlie frontal pile-up test. The IIHS’ tiny overlie frontal pile-up exam is designed to copy a collision between a car and a bound object, such as a tree or application pole, where usually 25 percent of a vehicle’s front structure is intent by a hostile object.

In serve to a TL achieving TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, 4 additional Acura vehicles have perceived TOP SAFETY PICK ratings from a IIHS. The Acura ILX, TSX, MDX and RDX have all warranted a tip rating of GOOD in all 4 rating areas, including a some-more severe roof-strength test.

The new IIHS tiny overlie frontal pile-up exam involves a collision between a bound five-foot-tall firm separator and a car roving during 40 miles per hour. This frontal impact exam focuses highlight on a slight territory of a vehicle, outward of a side frame, that is typically a primary appetite interesting structure in frontal crashes, and requires a clever cabin structure. According to a 2009 investigate by a IIHS, tiny overlie crashes accounted for scarcely 25 percent of frontal crashes ensuing in a critical damage or fatality. The Acura TL was a initial of dual vehicles to grasp a tip rating of GOOD in a tiny overlie frontal pile-up test.

Acura’s “Safety Through Innovation” beginning is formed on a brand’s joining to make reserve a tip component in each new car that Acura builds. As such, Acura is in a routine of incorporating a subsequent era Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ II (ACE™ II) physique structure to all entirely redesigned models. This reinforced front support structure provides serve extended frontal pile-up appetite government by a wider operation of equivalent and ambiguous crashes. The outcome of such efforts should boost newcomer insurance while also augmenting a odds of achieving a GOOD rating in a IIHS new frontal tiny overlie pile-up testing, with new Acura indication introductions relocating forward. The all-new 2014 Acura RLX flagship sedan entrance to marketplace in early 2013 will be a initial to implement a next-generation ACE™ II physique structure.

All models in a stream Acura line adult implement a Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure. ACE is an disdainful physique pattern that enhances newcomer insurance and pile-up harmony in frontal crashes. The ACE pattern utilizes a network of connected constructional elements to discharge pile-up appetite some-more uniformly via a front of a vehicle. This extended frontal pile-up appetite government helps to revoke a army eliminated to a newcomer compartment.

Standard reserve apparatus on all Acura models includes Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control, ABS, dual-stage/multiple-threshold front airbags, front-side airbags, side screen airbags for all outboard seating positions, front seatbelts with involuntary tensioning complement and bucket limiters, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Daytime Running Lights (DRL).

2013 Acura TOP SAFETY PICK+:
Acura TL

2013 Acura TOP SAFETY PICKS:
Acura ILX
Acura TSX
Acura MDX
Acura RDX

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of technologically modernized opening oppulance vehicles by a network of 272 dealers within a United States. The Acura lineup facilities 7 particular models including a RL oppulance opening sedan, a TL opening oppulance sedan, a TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, a ILX compress oppulance sedan, a RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a MDX oppulance competition application car and a ZDX four-door sports coupe.

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