Honda Automobiles: 2018 Honda Odyssey Achieves Highest Safety Ratings from IIHS and NHTSA

  • IIHS recognizes Odyssey with a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating
  • Odyssey earns 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA
  • Industry-leading Honda Sensing® record customary on EX and above trims

The 2018 Honda Odyssey has continued a longstanding reserve care by earning a top reserve ratings of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Odyssey earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ when versed with accessible Honda Sensing® and LED headlights. Honda Sensing is now customary on EX and above trims, accounting for 99 percent of 2018 Odyssey sales1.

“Odyssey was designed to keep everybody in a family happy, and assisting to keep everybody safer is a essential partial of that mission,” pronounced Ray Mikiciuk, partner clamp boss of Honda Automobile Sales. “Honda’s idea of reaching a collision-free multitude includes reserve improvements for any new era of Odyssey but carrying to scapegoat minivan-first technologies like accessible Magic Slide SeatTM, that consumers have come to love.”

The indication warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating as a outcome of scores on crashworthiness tests, earning GOOD ratings opposite a board, and with a assistance of dual additions for a 2018 indication year: accessible Honda Sensing and LED headlights. The Collision Mitigation Braking System™ in a new Odyssey, that is enclosed in a Honda Sensing apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, warranted a SUPERIOR rating as a outcome of a opening in IIHS collision deterrence tests. In lane tests during 12 mph and 25 mph, an Odyssey versed with Honda Sensing avoided a collisions. The Odyssey Elite and Touring trims, accounting for 42 percent of 2018 Odyssey sales1, acquire an ACCEPTABLE rating for their LED mirror headlights. The dual trims embody high-beam assist, a underline that automatically switches between high beams and low beams, depending on a participation of other vehicles.

To acquire a 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, a car contingency acquire a rating of GOOD in a tiny overlie front, assuage overlie front, side, roof strength and conduct patience tests. It also contingency have an accessible front pile-up impediment complement with an ADVANCED or SUPERIOR rating and headlights that acquire an ACCEPTABLE or GOOD rating.

The Odyssey achieved a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score in a NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) by scoring 5 stars in a frontal pile-up tests for motorist and passenger, 5 stars for side pile-up tests for both front and back seats and pole, and 4 stars in a rollover test. 

Honda vehicles offer a extended operation of active and pacifist reserve features, including Honda Sensing, that can assistance drivers equivocate a collision or lessen a severity. There are some-more than 500,000 vehicles versed with Honda Sensing on U.S. roads today. Honda Sensing is accessible on a Civic, Fit, HR-V, CR-V, Pilot, Ridgeline and Odyssey, and customary on a Clarity array and a shortly to be accessible 2018 Accord. Honda Sensing is partial of a pathway for a company’s idea to deliver vehicles with rarely programmed pushing capability in many pushing situations (SAE Level 4). This idea builds on earlier-announced skeleton for Honda vehicles to have rarely programmed turnpike pushing capability (SAE Level 3) by 2020. These are vicious stairs in Honda’s joining to minister to a collision-free society.

Honda Sensing technologies embody 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 versed with a multi-angle rearview camera as customary equipment. Additional customary reserve apparatus on all Honda models embody Advance Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control; Anti-lock Braking System (ABS); side screen airbags (some vehicles versed with a rollover sensor as well); modernized front airbags; and front side airbags.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by some-more than 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan. Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 34 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2016, some-more than 95 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

About Honda Safety Leadership
Honda has a prolonged story of care in a growth and focus of modernized technologies designed to raise a reserve of all highway users, including vehicle occupants, motorcycle riders and pedestrians. The association operates dual of a world’s many worldly pile-up exam facilities, in Ohio and Japan, and is obliged for countless pioneering efforts in a areas of crashworthiness, airbag technology, collision harmony and walking safety.


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1. American Honda Sales Data