Acura Automobiles: Acura Delivers Advanced Safety Performance As Both Acura MDX and RLX Earn Top-Level IIHS Crash Scores

Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by in Acura Canada

The all-new 2014 Acura MDX and 2014 RLX, have warranted a highest-available collision reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), while a 2014 TL opening oppulance sedan achieved a TOP SAFETY PICK rating.

These accomplishments come on tip of a 2014 MDX and 2014 RDX carrying recently perceived a tip 5Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In addition, any perceived 5-Stars on any of a frontal and side impact pile-up tests, and any scored 4-Stars for rollover insurgency in a NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).

Significantly, both a MDX and RLX achieved a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating while also improving fuel potency to class-leading levels.  While contracting Acura’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, a RLX and MDX revoke a altogether mass of any car by 275 pounds.

“Through a skill and joining of a engineers, we are demonstrating that reserve opening and fuel potency don’t have to be competing values,” pronounced Jim Keller, clamp boss of Honda RD Americas, and a arch operative who led a growth of MDX.  “We are really unapproachable of a opening of MDX in all of a consumer collision reserve rating tests.”

Acura products have class-leading levels of collision performance, as reflected in a top-level reserve ratings from a IIHS and NHTSA. To grasp an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating, vehicles contingency accept GOOD ratings in Moderate Overlap Fontal, Side, Rollover and Rear tests and GOOD or ACCEPTABLE in a Small Overlap Front test.   TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicles contingency grasp these same formula along with providing brazen collision warning and/or braking systems.

Acura MDX and RLX offer a abounding array of reserve and driver-assistive technologies, including a subsequent era ACE™ physique structure, and a accessible Collision Mitigation Braking, Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Information, Lane Departure Warning, and Lane Keeping Assist systems.

Key reserve and drivers assistive technologies and facilities of a 2014 Acura MDX and 2014 RLX include:

  • Available Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Available Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Available Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  • Next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure
  • Available Blind Spot Information (BSI)
  • Available Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Pre-tensioning motorist and front newcomer seatbelts
  • Driver’s knee airbag
  • Multi-View Rear Camera

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of technologically modernized opening oppulance vehicles by a network of 275 dealers within a United States. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models including a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TL opening oppulance sedan, a TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, a ILX compress oppulance sedan, a RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a all-new MDX oppulance competition application vehicle.

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