Honda Automobiles: 2013 Honda Civic Sedan Leads All Small Cars in Safety Ratings with Top NHTSA and IIHS Crash Scores

Posted on 09. May, 2013 by in Honda Canada

The new 2013 Honda Civic Sedan, a many renouned tiny car among particular buyers, has perceived a tip probable altogether reserve ratings from both a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2013 Civic Sedan recently perceived a tip 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in a NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), and a tip probable rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a IIHS, including a tip measure of GOOD in a new tiny overlie frontal collision test.

Honda leads all automakers with each one of a tested indication year 2013 vehicles earning a TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a IIHS.

The 2013 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe are a initial and usually tiny cars to acquire a IIHS’ tip reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+, and a NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for a Civic Sedan serve separates Civic from a foe in reserve ratings performance.  The 2013 Accord also warranted these high reserve ratings in a midsize segment.

“Car shoppers can't find a tiny car with aloft altogether reserve ratings than a 2013 Honda Civic,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “Safety ratings care opposite product lines is a elemental partial of not usually a vital business plan, though also a truth as a company.”

The Civic Sedan, significantly reengineered for 2013, is versed with Honda’s  next  era Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, that plays a vicious purpose in creation Civic a initial tiny car to acquire a TOP SAFETY PICK+ pile-up reserve rating, and a initial to acquire a tip rating of GOOD in 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 reinforced ACE™ 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
Under a ensign of “Safety for Everyone,” 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.

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