- 2023 Acura Integra, MDX and RDX all earn the pinnacle TSP+ award
- 2023 Honda CR-V, HR-V and Odyssey earn TSP+ award; two Civic models also earn TSP
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ gets SUPERIOR rating for frontal crash prevention and is standard equipment on all eight models as part of AcuraWatch™ and Honda Sensing®
- 2023 Honda Accord and Pilot target TSP+, but not yet evaluated by IIHS
Three Acura models and five Honda models have earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating or better for 2023, with six achieving the pinnacle TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating, including all-new for 2023 models: Acura Integra, Honda HR-V and CR-V. Contributing to the top ratings, each of the eight models feature AcuraWatch™ or Honda Sensing® driver-assistive and safety technology as standard equipment, earning “SUPERIOR” ratings for vehicle-to-vehicle frontal crash prevention.
AcuraWatch™ and Honda Sensing® are now available or standard on every Acura and Honda automobile model, and there are nearly seven million Acura and Honda vehicles on U.S. roads today featuring these comprehensive suites of safety and driver-assistive technologies, which now include Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Pedestrian Detection; Forward Collision Warning; Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) incorporating Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS); and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).
All Acura and Honda vehicles benefit from Honda’s proprietary Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, designed to protect occupants in a wide variety of frontal collisions, along with advanced supplemental restraint systems, such as pretensioning front seatbelts, and front, side, knee and side-curtain airbags.
Acura 2023 IIHS Award Winners:
2023 Acura Integra (TSP+)
2023 Acura MDX (TSP+)
2023 Acura RDX (TSP+)
Honda 2023 IIHS Award Winners*:
2023 Honda Civic Hatchback (TSP) except Type R performance variant
2023 Honda Civic Sedan (TSP)
2023 Honda CR-V (TSP+)
2023 Honda HR-V (TSP+)
2023 Honda Odyssey (TSP+)
*Honda has targeted TSP+ for two additional all-new models, the 2023 Accord and 2023 Pilot, which have not yet been evaluated by IIHS for the 2023 award year.
For More Information
Consumer information is available at Acura.com and automobiles.honda.com. Additional media information including detailed pricing features and high-resolution photography of all 2023 Acura and Honda models is available at hondanews.com.
Honda offers a full line of clean, safe, fun and connected vehicles sold through more than 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The award-winning Honda lineup includes the Civic and Accord, along with the HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan. Honda’s electrified vehicle lineup includes the Accord hybrid, CR-V hybrid, and, in the future, Civic hybrid. The Honda Prologue SUV, Honda’s first volume battery-electric vehicle, will join the lineup in 2024.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for over 40 years and currently operates 18 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2021, more than 95% of all Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, with nearly two-thirds made in America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
More information about Honda is available in the Digital FactBook.
Acura is a leading automotive nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to expressive styling, high-performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability. The Acura lineup currently features five distinctive models – the next-gen Integra sport compact, TLX sport sedan, the RDX and MDX sport-utility vehicles, and the electrified NSX supercar, along with high-performance Type S variants.
Acura’s first all-electric model will be an SUV, the ZDX and ZDX Type S, and will arrive in 2024. All Acura vehicles sold in America are made in the U.S., using domestic and globally sourced parts.
About Acura and Honda Safety Leadership
Honda is committed to “Safety for Everyone” and is working to further improve safety for everyone sharing the road. The company’s goal is zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050. Honda operates two of the world’s most sophisticated crash-test facilities in Ohio and Japan, and is responsible for numerous pioneering efforts in crashworthiness, collision compatibility and pedestrian safety.
Advanced passive safety features include Honda’s proprietary Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure and next-generation driver and passenger front airbag technology, which are designed to provide a high level of collision protection for occupants. Advanced active safety and driver-assistive systems found in Honda Sensing® and AcuraWatch™ technologies, now on nearly 7 million vehicles on U.S. roads, are designed to reduce the frequency and severity of collisions while also serving as a technological and perceptual bridge to the more highly automated vehicles of the future.
Learn more at https://www.honda.com/safety.
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