Eight 2023 Acura & Honda Models Earn IIHS Top Safety RatingsSales Feb 23rd, 2023
- 2023 Acura Integra, MDX and RDX all earn the pinnacle TSP+ award
- 2023 Honda CR-V, HR-V and Odyssey earn TSP+ award; two Civic models also earn TSP
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ gets SUPERIOR rating for frontal crash prevention and is standard equipment on all eight models as part of AcuraWatch™ and Honda Sensing®
- 2023 Honda Accord and Pilot target TSP+, but not yet evaluated by IIHS
Three Acura models and five Honda models have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating or better for 2023, with six achieving the pinnacle TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating, including all-new for 2023 models: Acura Integra, Honda HR-V and CR-V.
Contributing to the top ratings, each of the eight models feature AcuraWatch™ or Honda Sensing® driver-assistive and safety technology as standard equipment, earning “SUPERIOR” ratings for vehicle-to-vehicle frontal crash prevention.
AcuraWatch™ and Honda Sensing® are now available or standard on every Acura and Honda automobile model, and there are over one million Acura and Honda vehicles on Canadian roads today, featuring these comprehensive suites of safety and driver-assistive technologies, which include Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Pedestrian Detection; Forward Collision Warning; Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) incorporating Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS); and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).
All Acura and Honda vehicles benefit from Honda’s proprietary Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, designed to protect occupants in a wide variety of frontal collisions, along with advanced supplemental restraint systems, such as pretensioning front seatbelts, and front, side, knee and side-curtain airbags.
Acura 2023 IIHS Award Winners:
2023 Acura Integra (TSP+)
2023 Acura MDX (TSP+)
2023 Acura RDX (TSP+)
Honda 2023 IIHS Award Winners*:
2023 Honda Civic Hatchback (TSP) except Type R performance variant
2023 Honda Civic Sedan (TSP)
2023 Honda CR-V (TSP+)
2023 Honda HR-V (TSP+)
2023 Honda Odyssey (TSP+)