Honda Odyssey earns “Good” Safety Rating.
Odyssey is the only tested minivan to earn a Good+ rating for both the driver and passenger sides in U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Small Overlap Front Crash Test.
The 2019 Honda Odyssey leads all tested minivans in recent ratings by the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including being the only minivan to achieve a “Good” rating for both the driver and passenger sides in IIHS’ strenuous Small Overlap Front Crash Test.
In addition, the institute recognized Odyssey with its top rating of “Good+” in its testing of Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) to determine the relative ease to safely install child safety seats in a vehicle.
No other tested minivan earned above an “Acceptable” rating from IIHS in LATCH testing.
Odyssey qualifies as a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with available Honda Sensing and LED headlights.
A small overlap crash occurs when just the front corner of the vehicle strikes another vehicle or an object such as a tree or utility pole.
IIHS began rating vehicles for occupant protection in a driver-side small overlap front crash in 2012 and added the passenger-side test in 2017 to make sure occupants on both sides of the vehicle get equal protection.
Among 2018-19 minivans evaluated, the Odyssey was the only one to earn a “Good+” rating for Latch ease of use.
The “Good+” rating is for vehicles that meet the criteria for a “Good” rating and provide additional seating positions with easy-to-use Latch hardware.
The eight-passenger 2019 Odyssey offers five Latch-equipped seating positions, three in the second row and two in the third row.
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