2018 Honda Civic Safety Ratings
When shopping for the 2018 Honda Civic, you might already know about the state-of-the-art features and versatility it has to offer. But did you know that the Civic also has excellent safety ratings?
For our drivers in Glendora, Baldwin Park, and La Puente, our team at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore in West Covina has all the details on the 2018 Honda Civic safety ratings, right here in one place!
But first, let’s check out the advanced safety features the Civic has to offer…
Honda Civic Safety: Your Personal Driving Assistant
The driver assistance features in the Honda Civic are geared to keep you and your loved ones safe while on the road. Whether you’re opting for the Honda Civic sedan or the sportier coupe, you’ll want to be sure you’re covered on all angles, which is where Honda Sensing® comes in.
Honda Sensing® is Honda’s suite of driver safety assistance features that include several advanced systems that will alert you before a collision or other critical situation might occur. Such systems and features include:
- Lane Keeping Assist System, to keep you informed if your vehicle starts to drift unintentionally into the next lane.
- Adaptive Cruise Control, to adjust the speed according to traffic conditions
- Road Departure Mitigation System, adjusts your brakes and steering if your vehicle drifts into the wrong lane
- Collision Mitigation Braking System, pumps the brakes when a collision is detected
Other assistance features include Honda LaneWatch™, a Blind Spot Information System, and Cross Traffic Monitor. These features again will alert you if an impending collision with another vehicle or object may occur.
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Honda Civic Safety Ratings
Now that we’ve gone over what safety features are offered in the Civic, let’s check out its safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Both groups have thorough testing established for models annually, along with individual rating systems to determine how secure a vehicle will be in the event of a collision.
2018 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Ratings
The 2018 Honda Civic received a perfect 5-Star Overall Safety Rating1 from the NHTSA when it underwent Frontal Crash, Side Crash, and Rollover Testing.
2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Ratings
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the 2018 Honda Civic its highest score of “Good”2 in the following categories:
- Small Overlap Front (Driver and Passenger Side)
- Moderate Overlap Front
- Roof Strength
- Head Restraints & Seats
The IIHS also rated the Civic as “Superior with optional equipment”2 in the front crash prevention category.
Learn More About the Honda Civic Safety Ratings
As you can see, the 2018 Honda Civic is a trusted, secure choice to take you around Glendora, Baldwin Park, and La Puente. If you’d like to learn more about the Civic, contact us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore in West Covina to schedule a test drive today!
1Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
2Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (www.iihs.org)