Honda Automobiles: 2019 Honda Insight Named Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

Posted on 28. Aug, 2018 by in Honda Canada

  • Insight earns tip ratings in all IIHS crashworthiness evaluations
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ underline of customary Honda Sensing® rated “SUPERIOR” by IIHS

The all-new 2019 Honda Insight has warranted a 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) tip altogether reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+. The endowment is interjection to tip ratings of “GOOD” in all crashworthiness tests, a customary “GOOD” rating for a Insight’s LED headlights and a “SUPERIOR” rating for a Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) underline of a customary Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized driver-assitive and active reserve technologies.

“Insight continues to infer that it’s many some-more than usually a flattering face with good fuel-efficiency ratings.” pronounced Ray Mikiciuk, partner clamp boss of Honda Automobile Sales. “With customary Honda Sensing® active reserve tech and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, Insight is a hybrid with some critical reserve chops.”

To validate for a 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, a car contingency acquire “GOOD” ratings in a driver-side tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct patience tests and an “ACCEPTABLE” or “GOOD” rating in a passenger-side tiny overlie test. It also needs an accessible front pile-up impediment complement that earns an “ADVANCED” or “SUPERIOR” rating and accessible good-rated headlights.

On sale given Jun 29, a 2019 Honda Insight offers class-leading energy and newcomer space, zodiacally appealing styling, and an EPA fuel economy rating of 55 mpg1 city (LX/EX), while concurrently bringing a new turn of pushing sophistication and character to a compress hybrid market. All 2019 Insights are versed with a Honda Sensing® apartment of active reserve and motorist assistive comforts as customary equipment.

Insight was engineered to acquire top-of-class collision reserve ratings, that is proven loyal by a tip rating from IIHS. In addition, Honda expects Insight to acquire a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in a New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)2.

Insight’s customary Honda Sensing® helps yield larger recognition of pushing conditions around a vehicle, in some cases assisting drivers say line position and, underneath certain conditions, is able of negligence or even interlude a car if it detects a intensity front collision. Comprising a Honda Sensing® apartment are Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning; Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) incorporating Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS); and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).

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About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by over 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot competition focus vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 35 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2017, some-more than 90 percent of all Honda code vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

About Honda Safety Leadership
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 car 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.

Toward Honda’s idea of a “zero-collision society,” a association is broadly requesting Honda Sensing® and AcuraWatch™ modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, now on some-more than one million total vehicles on U.S. roads today.  These technologies can significantly revoke a odds or astringency of a collision and also offer as a overpass to highly-automated vehicles of a future. Honda is targeting 2020 for a deployment of vehicles with rarely programmed highway pushing capability and 2025 for a technological feat of SAE Level 4 programmed vehicles for personal use.

1. Based on 2019 model-year EPA ratings for LX/EX models. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPG will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, lithium-ion battery container age/condition and other factors.
2. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov)

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