The award-winning 2016 Honda Civic and 2016 Honda Accord are unquestionably two of the safest sedans on the road today, earning some of the highest safety ratings in the industry and boasting an impressive lineup of the latest automotive safety amenities.
Ready to learn more? Come along with us as we explore the safety merits of these two outstanding cars in detail. Safer driving is close at hand!
Safety Offerings: The Civic’s lineup of cutting-edge safety features includes standard amenities like a multi-angle rearview camera, hill start assist control, vehicle stability assist with traction control, brake assist, LED daytime running lights, a tire pressure monitoring system, and SmartVent front side airbags.
The Civic also goes high-tech with available driver-assist features that include a collision mitigation braking system, road departure mitigation system, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, a lane keeping assist system, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, and Honda LaneWatch, which comes standard in all but the base trim.
Industry Ratings: For its exceptional performance in crash tests, the Honda Civic has been honored with a 5-Star Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* and a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety**—the highest ratings a vehicle can earn from these organizations.
Accolades: The Civic has been highly favored by industry experts during the 2016 model year, claiming such auspicious honors as the 2016 North American Car of the Year Award,*** which is given by a collection of automotive journalists from the United States and Canada. The Civic has further been hailed as AutoGuide’s 2016 Car of the Year**** and is a Kelley Blue Book 16 Best Family Cars of 2016 winner***** and the Kelley Blue Book 2016 Overall Best Buy Award winner.******
Safety Offerings: Standard safety amenities onboard the Accord include features like a multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines, SmartVent front side airbags, brake assist, vehicle stability assist with traction control, a tire pressure monitoring system, and daytime running lights.
Some of the industry’s latest, most technologically advanced protective features are available for the Accord, including a collision mitigation braking system, forward collision warning, road departure mitigation system, lane keeping assist system, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and Honda LaneWatch.
Industry Ratings: The Accord has been recognized for its exceptional crashworthiness with a 5-Star Safety Rating from the NHTSA* as well as a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS.**
Accolades: Among the Accord’s many award wins during the 2016 model year, this impressive car has claimed a Car and Driver 10Best win for the 30th time in the award’s history******* and is one of Kelley Blue Book’s 16 Best Family Cars of 2016.*****