Eight 2023 Acura & Honda Models Earn IIHS Top Safety RatingsFeb 23rd, 2023
- 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 over one million Acura and Honda vehicles on Canadian roads today, featuring these comprehensive suites of safety and driver-assistive technologies, which 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.
About Honda Canada
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. Since 1986, the company has produced Honda engines and almost 10 million cars and light trucks at its Alliston, Ontario manufacturing facilities, where the Honda Civic and Honda CR-V are currently built. Honda Canada has invested over $6.5 billion in Canada, and each year sources over $3 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Since its inception, Honda Canada has sold over five million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada through a dealer network of more than 280 dealerships across the country. For more information, please visit www.hondacanada.ca.