Acura Automobiles: Acura Becomes First Luxury Brand to Earn 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating Across the Entire Model Line from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

  • 2016 ILX and RDX are a latest Acura vehicles to acquire a TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a IIHS
  • Acura is a initial oppulance code to acquire a tip nomination opposite a whole indication line
  • AcuraWatch™ apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies accessible opposite a whole Acura lineup

Acura has turn a initial oppulance code to acquire a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating for a whole indication line from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS announced currently that a significantly rested 2016 ILX and 2016 RDX have any perceived a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, when versed with AcuraWatch™, ensuing in a whole Acura lineup of oppulance sedans and SUVs earning a reserve distinction.

“As a initial oppulance code to acquire a IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating opposite a whole indication line, Acura continues to champion reserve opening as a pivotal oppulance attribute,” pronounced Jon Ikeda, clamp boss and ubiquitous manager for a Acura Division. “Acura has done a joining to offer modernized reserve opening technologies opposite a whole lineup, assisting all Acura oppulance sedans and SUVs acquire a tip reserve rating from IIHS.”

The TOP SAFETY PICK+ ratings for a 2016 Acura ILX and RDX embody a tip rating of GOOD in all IIHS pile-up exam modes, including a tip measure of GOOD in a Insurance Institute’s new tiny overlie front pile-up exam and a tip measure of SUPERIOR in a front pile-up insurance test.

“We praise Acura for receiving a top IIHS endowment nomination for all of a vehicles,” pronounced David Zuby, executive clamp boss and comparison investigate officer for IIHS. “With subordinate crashworthiness ratings, including in a severe front tiny overlie pile-up test, and an effective front pile-up impediment complement accessible opposite a lineup, Acura is one of a leaders in a oppulance segment.”

With both models receiving poignant enhancements for 2016, a Acura ILX and RDX exaggerate some-more modernized reserve record than ever before. The AcuraWatch™ apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies is now accessible on all Acura models and is customary on a 2016 RDX Advance package and 2016 ILX Tech Plus package. AcuraWatch™ can assistance urge a driver’s situational recognition and, in certain circumstances, meddle to assistance equivocate a collision or lessen a severity.

AcuraWatch™ includes facilities like Collision Mitigation Braking System™ with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). These systems advantage from a adoption of a sensor alloy record integrating a capabilities of a windshield-mounted monocular camera and front grille-mounted millimeter call radar complement to yield extended intuiting with a ability to brand and expect mixed collision scenarios, including those involving a pedestrian. When a complement anticipates a collision or highway departure, it can trigger warnings and, in certain instances, trigger puncture braking and steering.

To serve urge frontal collision performance, a 2016 Acura ILX and RDX offer extended pile-up reserve pattern with countless changes to a next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure. The next-generation ACE™ pattern utilizes a network of connected constructional elements to assistance discharge pile-up appetite some-more uniformly via a front of a vehicle, enhancing passenger insurance and pile-up harmony in front collisions.

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About Acura
Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. dealers. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will join a Acura lineup in a spring. Acura was recently famous by for a fourth uninterrupted year as heading all oppulance brands in defended value after 5 years of ownership.

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