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

Posted on 23. Aug, 2018 by in Honda Canada

The redesigned and rested 2019 Honda Pilot has warranted a 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) tip altogether reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ interjection to tip ratings of “GOOD” in 5 of 6 crashworthiness tests, a customary “GOOD” rating for a Pilot’s 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.

“The updated Pilot might have some-more assertive styling to improved compare a loyal capability, though we also got assertive on reserve opening and driver-assistive features.” pronounced Ray Mikiciuk, partner clamp boss of Honda Automobile Sales. “IIHS rated Pilot’s front pile-up impediment complement ‘SUPERIOR’, and that’s usually one of many comforts enclosed in Honda Sensing, now customary on all Pilot trims.”

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 Jul 16, a 2019 Pilot brings a prolonged list of upgrades to Honda’s award-winning 8-seat SUV. The countless changes embody some-more assertive extraneous styling, an accessible new hands-free energy entrance tailgate, powertrain refinements, vital upgrades to accessible connected-car technology, an accessible new Display Audio touchscreen complement with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, and a volume knob. The 2019 Pilot also adopts a Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive record as customary on all trims.

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).

Honda’s blind mark information complement (BSI), formerly accessible usually on a Elite trim, is now customary on EX, EX-L and Touring trims as well. Additionally, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor has been stretched from a Touring and Elite trims to EX and EX-L.

In further to a above, Pilot offers countless other reserve and driver-assistive features, such as involuntary high beams and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, both customary on all trims. The new Pilot was designed to yield a high turn of active and pacifist reserve insurance and also perceived a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)1.

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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 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.

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. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (

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