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Honda Pilot achieves to top safety awards.

The North American designed and developed 2016 Honda Pilot has received a Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score

  • 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

The North American designed and developed 2016 Honda Pilot has received a Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top score available, in the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).

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The Pilot has also earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front crash prevention, making it the first three-row mainstream SUV with the highest available U.S. government (NCAP) and IIHS safety ratings. The 2016 Pilot offers an available frontal crash prevention system that earns a top rating of superior from IIHS.

Available on Pilot EX trims and above, Honda Sensing can help improve drivers’ situational awareness with its various systems, which include the Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM).

These systems benefit from the adoption of a sensor fusion technology integrating the capabilities of a windshield-mounted monocular camera and front grille-mounted millimeter wave radar system to provide enhanced sensing with the ability to identify and anticipate multiple collision scenarios, including those involving a pedestrian.

When the system anticipates a collision or road departure, it can initiate warnings and, in certain instances, initiate emergency braking and steering.

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