Category Archives: Safety & Security

2016 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe Named IIHS 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+

The 2016 Honda Accord Sedan and Coupe have received a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front crash prevention from the Honda Sensing™ suite of driver assistive technologies. “With Honda Sensing now available on all Accord trims, the best-selling retail car to American families also leads the midsize segment in safety,”

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Every 2015 Acura Model Has Earned the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

Can we just pause for a second and get a round of applause for the R&D team over at Acura, please? Acura has become the first luxury brand to earn a 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating for its entire model line. “As the first luxury brand to earn the IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating across its entire model line, Acura continues to champion safety performance

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2016 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Named IIHS 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+

The Tucson’s stronger frame and new design is paying off. The 2016 Hyundai Tucson and 2016 Sonata have both earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award. This is the first time the Tuscon has received the rating. “Hyundai’s redesign of the Tucson earns the 2016 model our top rating in the small overlap front test, and the Sonata retains its

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2016 Honda HR-V Achieves 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA

Honda’s new HR-V has achieved a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration New Car Assessment Program. “Using Honda’s packaging magic, powertrain innovation and safety engineering expertise, the HR-V delivers a high level of occupant safety protection along with class-leading fuel economy and interior space,” said Jeff Conrad, Honda Division senior vice president and general manager. “True to Honda’s

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Volkswagen Adds Driver Assistance Options to Entire Model Line

Drivers assist features that were previously only available on a premium Touareg SUV are now going to be available across the entire 2016 model line. The Beetle, CC, e-Golf, Golf, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, and Jetta offer these available features, depending on model and trim line: Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist) Adaptive Cruise Control

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2016 Honda Pilot Earns IIHS 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

The 2016 Honda Pilot has earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating based on two main factors- its performance in the small overlap frontal crash test and an available frontal crash prevention system. Compared to it’s poor results in the 2014 and 2015 models, the 2016 Pilot saw passenger safety increase based on design during the small overlap frontal crash

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All 2016 Acura Models Earn Top NHTSA Rating

Acura is the  luxury automotive brand with an entire U.S. model line that has earned a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in its New Car Assessment Program. “Customers expect luxury vehicles to have top safety performance and Acura is leading the way with advanced safety and driver assistive technologies that helped us earn the top safety

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Volkswagen Vehicles Earn IIHS 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded the 2016 Volkswagen Golf 4-door, Golf SportWagen, Golf GTI 4-door, and Jetta models the rating of 2015 TOP SAFETY PICK+, when equipped with the optional Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking system. Additional passive and active safety systems include Automatic Post-Collision Braking System as standard the following optional features: Adaptive Cruise Control Forward Collision Warning and

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