Top Safety Picks from Honda

December 7th, 2015 by

Driving in heatThere are many factors to consider when shopping for a vehicle: price, looks, speed, fuel economy, technology features. For many, one consideration that is high atop the list is the safety factor of a prospective automobile.

Each year, various entities release their top safety picks from among the year’s new model offerings—vehicles that, in the opinions of experts, boast the best safety features and factors. This year, various Honda models made the highest grades in the realm of safety.

NHTSA Standouts

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is the United States government’s reigning authority when it comes to vehicle safety.

The NHTSA assigns star ratings for new vehicles, with up to 5 stars possible for vehicle safety.

Honda vehicles earning 5 stars for overall safety from the NHTSA include:

  • 2016 Honda Accord 2-door FWD
  • 2016 Honda Accord 4-door FWD
  • 2016 Honda Civic 4-door FWD
  • 2016 Honda Civic 2-door FWD
  • 2016 Honda CR-V FWD
  • 2016 Honda CR-V AWD
  • 2016 Honda FIT FWD
  • 2016 Honda HR-V FWD
  • 2016 Honda HR-V AWD
  • 2016 Honda Odyssey FWD
  • 2016 Honda Pilot AWD
  • 2016 Honda Pilot FWD

IIHS Winners

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS, is one of the foremost authorities when it comes to vehicle safety ratings.

Honda models topping the IIHS safety list in 2015 include:

  • 2015 Honda Fit: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Minicars” category
  • 2015 Honda Civic 2-door coupe: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Small Cars” category
  • 2015 Honda Civic 4-door sedan: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Small Cars” category
  • 2016 Honda Accord 2-door coupe (with optional front crash prevention): Top Safety Pick+ winner in the “Midsize Moderately Priced Cars” category
  • 2015 Honda Accord 2-door coupe: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Midsize Moderately Priced Cars” category
  • 2016 Honda Accord 4-car sedan (with optional front crash prevention): Top Safety Pick+ winner in the “Midsize Moderately Priced Cars” category
  • 2015 Honda Accord 4-door sedan: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Midsize Moderately Priced Cars” category
  • 2015 Honda CR-V (with optional front crash protection): Top Safety Pick+ winner in the “Small SUVs” category
  • 2016 Honda Pilot (with optional front crash prevention): Top Safety Pick+ winner in the “Midsize SUVs” category
  • 2015 Honda Odyssey: Top Safety Pick winner in the “Minivans” category

Experience Award-Winning Safety

Test drive some of this year’s top safety picks at Bosak Honda Highland. Visit our dealership or contact us today, and we’ll get you behind the wheel and on the road safely.