Honda Automobiles: Honda “Crashes” New York International Auto Show with 2019 Honda HR-V

Posted on 11. Apr, 2019 by in Honda Canada

  • Honda is showcasing a feat in reserve performance, including a arrangement of a HR-V pile-up tested by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
  • Honda highlights a joining to reserve rating care during all cost points
  • 2019 HR-V is one of 7 Honda models to acquire an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK rating when versed with Honda Sensing® record and certain headlights
  • HR-V earns tip “Good” rating in all 6 IIHS crashworthiness tests and a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA

The New York International Auto Show draws some-more than 1 million consumers any year to see a hundreds of bright, glossy vehicles. For a initial time during an vehicle show, Honda will arrangement a rested 2019 HR-V that recently was reserve pile-up tested by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The romantic arrangement of a HR-V showcases what a vehicle endures in a pile-up (and what it looks like after), including a constructional strength and airbag deployment, highlighting a course of reserve technology. The HR-V exhibits reserve rating care during an affordable price, starting during $20,520.

“Safety opening is an critical cause in a squeeze preference of many vehicle buyers regardless of vehicle distance or price, and we wanted to arrangement how good a entrance SUV, a Honda HR-V, achieved in one of a many difficult collision tests in a world,” pronounced Henio Arcangeli, Jr., comparison clamp boss of Automobile Sales during American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division. “By carrying a crashed HR-V on arrangement during a New York Auto Show, media and consumers will be means to see first-hand how a HR-V achieved in a IIHS test, with dramatic, real-world visuals to showcase a reserve rating care and a joining to Safety for Everyone.”

The affordable 2019 HR-V subcompact crossover, versed with Honda’s exclusive Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, has warranted a tip accessible rating of “Good” in all 6 IIHS crashworthiness tests, and has been named an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK when versed with Honda Sensing® record and certain headlights. ACE™ physique structure absorbs a aroused army of a crash, shortening a odds of damage to vehicle occupants. All 2019 HR-V models grasp “Good” ratings for driver-side tiny overlie front, passenger-side tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side impact, roof strength, and conduct restraints and seats, along with a “Superior” rating for front pile-up impediment when versed with accessible Honda Sensing®.

The HR-V on arrangement was reserve pile-up tested in a IIHS driver-side tiny overlie front test. This exam is designed to replicate what happens when a front left dilemma of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or an intent like a tree or focus pole. This pile-up exam is a plea for some reserve belt and airbag designs since occupants pierce both brazen and toward a side of a vehicle. During this test, a HR-V trafficked during 40 mph toward a 5-foot-tall firm barrier.

Honda has 7 2019 model-year vehicles — Insight, Accord1, HR-V2, CR-V2, Pilot2, Odyssey2 and Ridgeline2 – that warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK or TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from IIHS. Further, all 2019 model-year Honda vehicles that have been entirely tested by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) have warranted a tip 5-star Overall Vehicle Score, 11 models in total.

In further to a ACE™ physique structure, and modernized seatbelt and airbag complement that are practical to all new Honda vehicles, a Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies is now customary or accessible on all Honda nameplates, and some-more than 80 percent of 2019 model-year Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. are versed with these potentially life-saving technologies. Honda Sensing® record is already in scarcely 2 million vehicles on U.S. roads today, and includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™); Forward Collision Warning; Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) incorporating Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS); and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).

The 2019 New York International Auto Show is open to a open Apr 19 – Apr 28 during a Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. In further to a IIHS reserve pile-up tested HR-V, Honda will arrangement a best-selling models like Civic, Accord and CR-V, and a all-new Passport SUV.

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 includes a Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V, Passport 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 2018, some-more than 90 percent of all Honda code vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, with scarcely two-thirds done in 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.

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  1. Rating warranted when versed with certain headlights
  2. Rating warranted when versed with Honda Sensing® record and certain headlights

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