IIHS Gives the All-New 2016 Honda Civic Coupe a TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

June 14th, 2016 by

Honda Civic Coupe

2016 Honda Civic Coupe IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating

The all-new 2016 Honda Civic Coupe impresses with its aggressive and sporty new exterior design, robust engine options, responsive handing, roomy and refined cabin and advanced technology. The redesigned Civic Coupe can also lay claim to safety leadership after earning the highest available collision safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with Honda Sensing.* 

2016 Civic Coupe and IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Criteria

The IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation is reserved for vehicles that have an available front crash prevention system and earn an ADVANCED or SUPERIORrating from the Institute. In 12 mph and 25 mph tests at the IIHS track, the 2016 Civic Coupe with Honda Sensing successfully avoided collisions, earning a SUPERIOR rating for front crash protection from the IIHS. The 2016 Civic Coupe joins the 2016 Civic Sedan, 2016 Accord Sedan, 2016 Accord Coupe, 2016 CR-V and 2016 Pilot SUV in applying Honda Sensing technology and earning an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.*

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“We’re proud to add the 2016 Civic Coupe to a growing family of Honda vehicles that employ our Honda Sensing technology and earn top crash safety ratings. Honda Sensing and systems like it are changing the conversation around vehicle safety performance from crash protection to crash avoidance, and we will continue to expand Honda Sensing to additional models as we work toward our vision for a collision-free society.” – Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Honda Division 
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Features of Honda Sensing in 2016 Civic Coupe

Honda Sensing, standard on the Civic Touring Coupe, is a suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technology that can reduce the potential of a collision or mitigate its severity, alerting the driver and taking emergency action when a collision is determined to be imminent. Honda Sensing uses both millimeter wave radar and a monocular camera to sense and respond to detected road hazards. Honda Sensing technologies on the 2016 Civic Coupe include Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow, Lane Keeping Assist System and Road Departure Mitigation.

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*The 2016 Honda Civic Coupe with Honda Sensing™, 2016 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Pilot with Honda Sensing™ and the 2016 CR-V Touring have been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of their superior crash safety performance.

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