Honda Ridgeline first to win Safety Pick+ honours

Six Honda models, including the Ridgeline pickup (shown), are among the top the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) vehicles for 2017.

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The 2017 Honda Ridgeline, a finalist for the 2017 North American Truck of the Year award, is the first and only pickup truck to earn the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

For the 2017 model year, three Honda models earned a Top Safety Pick+ and three models received a Top Safety Pick rating under the Institute’s more stringent 2017 ratings requirements, making Honda a top leader in safety ratings in the automotive industry.

Honda Top Safety Pick+ vehicles for 2017 are:

∙Ridgeline with Honda Sensing™ and LED headlights

∙Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing and projector beam halogen headlights

∙Pilot with Honda Sensing and LED headlights

Honda Top Safety Pick vehicles for 2017 are:

∙Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing

∙Civic Coupe with Honda Sensing

∙Civic Sedan with Honda Sensing

Honda vehicles offer a broad range of active and passive safety features, including the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies, which can help avoid a collision or mitigate its severity.

Honda Sensing is available on the Civic, Accord, CR-V, Pilot and Ridgeline. Honda Sensing technologies include Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).

All 2017 Honda models come equipped with a multi-angle rearview camera as standard equipment.

Also Read: Honda rethinks, refines 2017 Ridgeline pickup

Additional standard safety equipment on all Honda models include Advance Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure; Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with traction control; Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side curtain airbags (some vehicles equipped with a rollover sensor as well); advanced front airbags and front side airbags.

Honda Sensing

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