IIHS Awards 2017 Honda CR-V Superior Rating Top Safety Pick+

2017 Honda CR-V

The 2017 Honda CR-V, the best selling SUV of America, has earned the award of Top Safety Pick + from the IIHS.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS has awarded this high rating for the vehicle, when it is equipped with the Honda Sensing TM and the LED headlights.

Honda Sensing

The Honda CR-V has been awarded with this SUPERIOR rating in case of prevention of frontal crashes when it comes with the Honda Sensing feature. The Honda Sensing feature comes as a standard feature on the EX as well as other higher versions of the CR-V.

2017 Honda CR-V

Other Ratings

In addition to the Superior rating for frontal crashes, the Honda CR-V was also awarded a GOOD rating in five of the crash test models of the IIHS, which included the small overlap test for frontal crashes. An ACCEPTABLE rating was awarded for the headlights of the CR-V.

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Criteria for Top Safety Pick+

In order that a vehicle gets an aware of the Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, the vehicle has to get a GOOD rating in case of the small overlap and the moderate overlap front, the side and the roof strength as well as tests for head restraint. The vehicle should also be equipped with a prevention system for front crashes, which has been awarded either SUPERIOR or ADVANCED ratings. In addition, the headlights of the vehicle must be awarded either GOOD or ACCEPTABLE ratings as criteria for the Top Safety Pick+ award.

Sensing Suite

All Honda vehicles offer several safety features, both active and passive ones. The Honda Sensing set of safety features are advanced and make use of technologies that assist the driver. This helps the driver to prevent collisions or at least reduce the severity. Over 300,000 vehicles in the US roads are equipped with this Honda Sensing suite of features.

The technologies include the CMBS, the FCW, the RDM, the LDW, the LKAS and the ACC.

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Safety Equipment

All the Honda models of 2017 come with rearview cameras having multiple angles, as the basic equipment. In addition, there are are more safety equipment such as the Advance Compatibility Engineering body structure, the Vehicle Stability Assist for controlling traction, the Anti lock brake system, the side curtains airbag, advanced front airbag and front side airbag for safety.

2017 Honda CR-V IIHS Awards

Reliable and Fun

Honda offers a complete lineup of vehicles that are reliable and fun for driving as well as efficient with respect to fuel. They also offer advanced safety features, as mentioned above. There are around thousand unique Honda dealers in the US. The lineup of the Honda vehicles includes, the Accord, the Fit, the Civic, and the Clarity Fuel Cell with respect to passenger cars. There are also sport vehicles like the HR-V, the CR-V and the Pilot. Other vehicles in the lineup include the Ridgeline, a pickup truck and a minivan, namely the Odyssey.

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The company has been offering automobiles for America for the past thirty-two years, with parts that are sourced locally and globally. It operates in nineteen manufacturing facilities in the country.

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