Safety technology is important to car shoppers and automakers are working hard to make their cars safer for customers. Honda is launching a new campaign “Safety For Everyone” highlighting actual Honda customers who were involved in serious collisions but walked away without series injury. They credit the performance of the Honda vehicle with saving their lives.
You will probably be seeing this new social media launch but what does it mean for customers buying the new 2020 Honda CR-V, Civic, Accord, Pilot, Odyssey, or Ridgeline? There is a saying, “Watch what they do, not what they say.” Let’s take a look at what the Japanese automaker is doing.
10 safety features are standard on 2020 Honda CR-V
For the 2020 model year, Honda is making Honda Sense, its safety and driver-assist technology standard on every 2020 Honda CR-V, Accord and Civic models. Honda Sense is a suite of five safety and driver-assistive technologies that includes a collision mitigation braking system with pedestrian sensing, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow and traffic sign recognition.
Also standard are five more safety features that include automatic high-beam headlights, a multi-angle rearview camera, and a driver attention monitor, while additional available driver-assistive features include blind spot information and rain-sensing windshield wipers.
Honda CR-V Automatic high-beam headlights
What this will give customers is an extra level of safety when they are driving and could keep you from serious injury in the event of a crash. The IIHS rates all vehicles and gives consumers an idea of just how safe a vehicle is if you have a traffic accident.
Honda uses its next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure to keep occupants safe. Honda CR-V, Accord, Pilot, Odyssey, Passport, and Ridgeline all achieve a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), including the highest available IIHS rating of "Good" in all crashworthiness tests.
The 2020 Honda CR-V is not safe because the Japanese automaker is saying it is on social media. It’s a safe SUV because they are putting an emphasis on safety and ramping up safety technology. It’s also important Honda Sense is now standard on many of its vehicles.
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