Honda Automobiles: All-New 2015 Honda Fit Achieves Highest Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Posted on 02. Feb, 2015 by in Honda Canada

  • Subcompact Fit achieves both an NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score and an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating
  • Fit is a fifth Honda vehicle for 2015 to grasp tip pile-up reserve ratings from both from IIHS and NHTSA

The spacious, fuel-efficient and versatile 2015 Honda Fit (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/), has perceived a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, a tip measure available in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The Fit, totally redesigned in 2014, earns both a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA for 2015, creation it even some-more of a standout choice in a segment.

“The Fit shows that owning a smaller vehicle doesn’t meant we need to skimp on space, comfort or crashworthiness,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of vehicle operations during American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Honda’s joining to a reserve of a business and other highway users is second to none, and a Fit demonstrates this joining in a absolute way.”

Already a benchmark subcompact in terms of newcomer and load space and innovative features, newcomer reserve comforts for a 2015 Honda Fit are serve extended by a next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure. The ACE™ physique structure improves frontal pile-up appetite government by a wider operation of equivalent and ambiguous collision modes. In addition, other physique reinforcements work in tandem with a strengthened physique structure to improved say a newcomer cell volume during frontal collisions by providing additional pile-up appetite pathways to assistance lessen a army transmitted to a newcomer compartment.

Key Safety and Driver-Assistive Features:
In further to a next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body-structure, a 2015 Fit comforts a horde of customary active and pacifist reserve comforts and offers many customary and accessible driver-assistive technologies:

  • Driver and Front Passenger SmartVent™ Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Motion-Adaptive Electric Power Steering (EPS) – a underline of VSA
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Expanded View Driver’s Mirror
  • Honda LaneWatchTM
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines

Standard reserve apparatus on all 2015 Honda models includes a next-generation of Honda’s ACE™ physique structure, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side screen airbags (some vehicles versed with a rollover sensor as well); dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; and front side airbags.

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. The association is broadly requesting modernized driver-assistive technologies such as LaneWatch™, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning to a product lineup and has practical rearview cameras as customary apparatus to 100-percent of a choice for 2015.

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