Tag Archives: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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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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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Honda HR-V Poised to Take on Nissan Rogue, Kia Soul, Mazda CX-3

The entry-level crossover market is getting a new competitor. The Honda is poised to challenge the rocketing sales of the Nissan Rogue, Kia Soul, and Mazda CX-3 with its new 2016 HR-V. Arriving in dealership showrooms on May 15, the HR-V boasts standard equipment of 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora® radio and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®1 – all for a manufacturer’s suggested

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Honda Giving Fits Free Safety Upgrades

Is the Fit fit for the road?  In March of this year Honda provided an early-production 2015 Fit to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for testing consideration in the IIHS 2014 award year.  The Fit achieved GOOD ratings in four IIHS test modes, and a “marginal” rating in the small overlap frontal crash test. “Honda’s deep-rooted commitment to safety and

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