The new 2021 Honda Accord was able to earn the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) highest rating. According to the results, the car’s crash prevention system was able to get the “Superior” rating in a vehicle-to-vehicle and a vehicle-to-pedestrian accident avoidance situation.
Honda believes in “Safety for Everyone” and is trying to develop vehicles which make the future a safer place for both drivers and pedestrians. From now on, all Accord models will be equipped with Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver-assistive systems as standard. It means all the trims get to have these premium technologies. They include Collision Mitigation Braking System which comes with Pedestrian Detection, Forward CollisionWarning, Road Departure Mitigation, Lane Keeping Assist System and Adaptive Cruise Control.
The Honda Sensing technology is available on almost all new models and is considered a new standard. Approximately, 4 million Honda cars have this system in the USA.
The body of all Honda models benefit from Advanced Compatibility Engineering. This structure is designed to help protect the passengers in frontal accidents.
If a car can get “Good” ratings in six evaluations during the test, then it is qualified to get the 2020 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award. The evaluations include different overlaps, roof strength head restrain tests. The crash prevention tests need “Advanced” or “Superior” and the headlights’ ratings are “Acceptable” or “Good.
Accord was able to earn the five-star rating in the NHTSA’s 2021 model year NCAP test as well.