Honda Automobiles: All-new 2013 Honda Accord Coupe Earns Highest Safety Ratings in Midsize Class

Posted on 21. Feb, 2013 by in Honda Canada

The totally redesigned 2013 Honda Accord Coupe has warranted a top accessible reserve rating – a 5-Star1 Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The 2013 Accord Coupe is a usually car in a category to acquire a NHTSA 5-star Overall Vehicle Score and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating with GOOD ratings in all exam modes. For indication year 2013, all tested Honda models have warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a IIHS (only a Civic Coupe, FCX Clarity and Fit EV have not been tested).

“The Honda extensive proceed to car reserve is certified by these top-level reserve ratings,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “The 2013 Honda Accord truly excels in all areas, delivering a best altogether reserve ratings, while also providing refreshing performance, superb comfort and top-class fuel economy.”

The Accord Coupe warranted a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score by garnering a 5-star rating in any seating position in a New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) frontal, side-barrier, and side-pole pile-up exam categories, as good as a 5-star rollover rating. The 2013 Coupe joins a Honda Accord Sedan in earning an Overall 5-Star Safety Rating underneath NHTSA’s testing.

In serve to a NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score designation, a 2013 Honda Accord Sedan is a usually car in a category to acquire a GOOD rating in all IIHS exam modes, including a Institute’s aggressive, new tiny overlie frontal pile-up test. Under a IIHS’ contrast program, a new tiny overlie frontal pile-up test—sometimes called a “narrow offset” test—is designed to replicate 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.

Beginning with a 2013 Honda Accord, Honda is requesting a second era of a Honda Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™ II) physique structure to a models. This reinforced frontal structure serve enhances frontal pile-up appetite government by a wider operation of equivalent and ambiguous collision modes.

New customary and accessible reserve and prominence technologies in Accord models such as Back-Up Camera, Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Watch assistance boost motorist recognition in a front, sides, and back of a vehicle.

In serve to a Honda next-generation Advanced Compatibility (ACE II) physique structure, passive-safety comforts offering as customary apparatus on a 2013 Accord embody dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, and new SmartVent™ front side airbags, and side screen airbags. The new SmartVent side airbag construction helps lessen a risk of damage to occupants that might be positioned in a deployment trail of a side airbag. SmartVent also allows heating of a newcomer seatback on EX-L and Touring models.

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 a longstanding Honda 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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1Government star ratings are partial of a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with customary side-impact atmosphere bags (SABs). Vehicles tested underneath this module can't be compared to model-year 2010 and progressing vehicles. Ratings can usually be compared with identical ratings on indication year 2011 and after vehicles if rated underneath a new program

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