Honda Automobiles: American Honda Leads a Industry with Six 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Vehicles

Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by in Honda Canada

  • Two models also named TOP SAFETY PICK, next tip rating
  • More severe  IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ contrast standards need vehicles to offer collision warning technology

A sum of 6 Honda and Acura models, a many of any car maker, perceived a tip probable reserve rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) underneath a some-more severe record mandate in discipline implemented for a 2014 indication year.

“As a attention personality in TOP SAFETY PICK+ ratings for 2013 and now 2014, it’s transparent that a joining to offer modernized reserve technologies on mainstream products continues to compensate dividends to Honda and Acura customers,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, clamp boss of product formulation and logistics during American Honda. “Honda and Acura vehicles should be during a tip of a selling list for those who value reserve ratings and a engineering bravery compulsory to grasp them.”

Four 2014 Honda models were named a TOP SAFETY PICK+ including a Accord Sedan and Coupe; Civic Sedan; and Odyssey, that is a usually minivan nonetheless to acquire this designation. The Civic Coupe was named a TOP SAFETY PICK. Additionally, dual 2014 Acura models, a new MDX and a RLX any achieved TOP SAFETY PICK+ standing with a TL earning a TOP SAFETY PICK rating.

The IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating recognizes vehicles that do a best pursuit of safeguarding car occupants concerned in front, side and back crashes, and rollover and tiny overlie front crashes formed on opening in a Institute’s tests. Under this year’s some-more severe requirements, a IIHS is regulating a TOP SAFETY PICK+ nomination to commend vehicles that not usually achieved good in a pile-up tests though also are versed with technologies that assistance forestall or lessen front-to-rear collisions. Front collision prevention, that includes both warning systems and involuntary braking, is dictated to assistance musing drivers equivocate rear-ending a stopped or slower-moving car in front of them.

American Honda’s 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicles offer a extended operation of active and pacifist reserve comforts along with accessible leading-edge reserve and motorist assistive technologies like a Forward Collision Warning (FCW) system. FCW uses a camera or radar mounted in a top apportionment of a windshield to detect a car ahead. Audible and visuals warnings warning a motorist when a complement determines that a collision with a rescued car or intent is likely. Intended as a warning complement only, FCW will not automatically activate a brakes, and a motorist stays obliged for safely handling a car and avoiding collisions.

Other accessible reserve and driver-assistive technologies accessible on Honda and Acura vehicles include: Collision Mitigation Braking System; anti-lock brakes; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®); Lane Departure Warning (LDW), LaneWatch™ blind mark display; side screen airbags; dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; and a front-side airbags.

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 Honda’s goal
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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