Acura Automobiles: All-New 2013 Acura RDX Joins Acura Line-Up of IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Vehicles

Posted on 21. May, 2012 by in Acura Canada

The all-new 2013 Acura RDX has perceived a top probable reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS endowment recognizes vehicles that do a best pursuit of safeguarding car occupants concerned in front, side and back crashes, and rollover opening formed on ratings in a Institute’s tests.

The all-new 2013 RDX, along with a 2012 TL, MDX, and TSX sedan and Sport Wagon, have all warranted IIHS 2012 TOP SAFETY PICK ratings and a top probable measure of GOOD in all 4 Institute tests, including a severe roof-strength test.

For 2013, a revised 4-wheel front stop complement on a RDX teams with an anti-lock braking complement (ABS) and Brake Assist to serve raise reserve and larger motorist control. To accommodate a sovereign government’s new customary (FMVSS 216) for roof vanquish resistance, a RDX physique incorporates several new constructional enhancements in a roof and side post areas.

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 with newcomer side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), side screen airbags for all outboard seating positions, front seats with integrated active conduct restraints, front seatbelts with involuntary tensioning complement and bucket limiters, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and Daytime Running Lights (DRL).

Acura’s “Safety Through Innovation” beginning is formed on a brand’s joining to care in safety— and glorious reserve is a peerless component in each new car that Acura builds. The initiative’s idea is for all Acura models to yield a high turn of reserve regardless of distance or cost of a vehicle.

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