Honda Automobiles: 2013 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe First Small Cars to Achieve TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating in IIHS Safety Testing

Posted on 07. Mar, 2013 by in Honda Canada

The new 2013 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe have perceived a top accessible reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This approval creates a Civic Sedan and Coupe a initial and usually IIHS Small cars in a attention to acquire a TOP SAFETY PICK+.

Honda leads all other brands in achieving TOP SAFETY PICK+ ratings with 4 models – Civic Sedan and Coupe, and Accord Sedan and Coupe.  Further, for a 2013 indication year, all Honda and Acura models tested1 by a IIHS have perceived a TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.

“If we wish a compress car with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, a 2013 Honda Civic is a usually choice,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “We trust this is a graphic rival advantage, generally as some-more and some-more consumers place a reward on pile-up rating performance.”

The new Civic Sedan, versed with a second era of a Honda Advanced Compatibility Body Structure™ (ACE™II), is not usually a initial Small car to acquire TOP SAFETY PICK+ in a industry, though also a initial and usually to acquire a top probable rating of GOOD on a IIHS’ new tiny overlie frontal pile-up exam (sometimes called a ‘narrow offset’ test). This assertive exam is designed to copy what happens when a front dilemma of a car collides with another car or an intent such as a tree or focus stick during high speed.  The ACE™II reinforced physique structure found on a 2013 Civic serve enhances frontal pile-up appetite by a wider operation of these equivalent and ambiguous collision scenarios.

Additional customary reserve apparatus on all Civic models embody Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side screen airbags; dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; and motorist and front newcomer side airbags.

Honda Safety Leadership
Honda has a prolonged story of care in a growth and focus of modernized technologies and designs to raise a reserve of all highway users, including car occupants, motorcycle riders, and pedestrians. The association operates dual of a world’s many worldly pile-up exam comforts and is obliged for countless pioneering efforts in a areas of crashworthiness, airbag technology, collision harmony and walking safety. This joining to reserve is secure in Honda’s idea
to be a association that multitude wants to exist, and it complements a company’s care in shortening car emissions, improving fuel potency and advancing alternatives to gasoline.

2013 American Honda TOP SAFETY PICK+:

2013 American Honda TOP SAFETY PICKS:

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1Acura ZDX, Honda FCX Clarity and Honda Fit EV have not been totally tested by a IIHS for a 2013 Model Year.

 

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