Acura Automobiles: American Honda is Among Industry Leaders with Eight Honda and Acura Vehicles Earning a 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from a IIHS

Posted on 11. Dec, 2015 by in Acura Canada

  • Accord Sedan and Coupe, CR-V and Pilot acquire tip rating in latest testing, as do a ILX and RLX sedans and a MDX and RDX oppulance SUVs
  • Odyssey also named TOP SAFETY PICK

A sum of 8 Honda and Acura models have perceived a tip probable reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) underneath a some-more severe pile-up insurance and record mandate implemented for a 2016 indication year.

For indication year 2016, 4 Honda models have warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating: a Accord Sedan, Accord Coupe, a CR-V sport-utility car and a recently redesigned Honda Pilot SUV. The Odyssey minivan was named a TOP SAFETY PICK. Additionally, 4 2016 Acura models, a ILX and RLX sedans and a MDX and RDX oppulance SUVs, any have warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating. Further, Honda anticipates that a usually expelled 2016 Honda Civic Sedan will also accept a tip rating from a IIHS.

“The elemental idea of car reserve is elaborating and with technologies like some of those in Honda Sensing and AcuraWatch, we are posterior a prophesy to revoke and, ultimately, to discharge car collisions,” pronounced John Mendel, executive clamp president, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “This is one of a biggest hurdles and an essential component of a joining to creation products that urge a lives of people.”

The baseline mandate for both IIHS awards are GOOD ratings in a tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct patience tests, as good as a customary or discretionary front pile-up impediment system. The recipients of a “plus” endowment have a superior- or advanced-rated front pile-up impediment complement with involuntary braking capabilities. These vehicles contingency stop or delayed down but motorist involvement before attack a aim in tests during 12 mph, 25 mph or both. Models with a basic-rated front pile-up impediment system, that typically usually issues a warning and doesn’t brake, validate for TOP SAFETY PICK.

Honda and Acura vehicles offer a extended operation of active and pacifist reserve comforts along with heading corner safety- and driver-assistive technologies that can take movement to assistance equivocate a collision or lessen a severity. The AcuraWatch™ apartment of technologies is now accessible opposite a full Acura lineup, while Honda Sensing™ is accessible on a flourishing list of Honda code vehicles, now including a 2015 and 2016 CR-V, 2016 Pilot, 2016 Accord Sedan and Coupe, and all-new 2016 Civic Sedan. Core AcuraWatch™ and Honda Sensing™ technologies embody Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS). Additionally, all new Honda and Acura models come with a multi-angle rearview camera as customary equipment.  

Standard reserve apparatus on all Honda and Acura models includes a Advance Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side screen airbags (most vehicles versed with a rollover sensor as well); dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; and front side airbags.

American Honda Safety Leadership
American Honda has a prolonged story of care in a growth and focus of modernized technologies designed to raise a reserve of all highway users, including vehicle occupants, motorcycle riders and pedestrians. The association operates dual of a world’s many worldly pile-up exam facilities, in Ohio and Japan, and is obliged for countless pioneering efforts in a areas of crashworthiness, airbag technology, collision harmony and walking safety.

Based in partial on advancements to Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, Honda is a personality in third-party pile-up exam ratings within a industry. The association also is broadly requesting modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies such as LaneWatch, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning to a product lineup. Also, all Honda and Acura vehicles have practical a rearview camera as customary apparatus given a 2015 indication year.

2016 American Honda TOP SAFETY PICK+Vehicles:

2016 American Honda TOP SAFETY PICK Vehicles:

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