2018 Honda Accord Safety Ratings

2018 North American Car of the Year

In the past, the Honda Accord has managed to set itself apart from other sedans in its class by earning consistently high safety ratings. This year, the 2018 Accord comes with even more advanced safety features to help achieve this success again.

The Andy Mohr Honda team has written this review to show Bloomington, Ellettsville, and Bedford drivers exactly how the Accord can keep them safe.

The 2018 Honda Accord Safety Structure

Red 2018 Honda AccordOne of the main things that has helped the Honda Accord to earn high safety ratings in the past is its reinforced body. You’ll find that this facet carries over into the 2018 model.

The 2018 Accord is built with Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™). This is a specially designed car framework that includes front and rear crumple zones.

With these dynamic crumple zones on its side, the Honda Accord is able to absorb some collision forces, while redistributing others away from the passenger cabin.

Inside the 2018 Accord is also lined with multiple advanced airbags, including the SmartVent® Front Side Airbags. No matter where you’re seated in the Accord, you ought to have the cushion that you need.

Active Safety Features

To complement that strong structure, the Accord also features a number of active safety features, some of which work to improve your handling.

For example, Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control is prominently featured in the Accord. Essentially, the combination of these two features reduces wheel-spin, boosts wheel grip, and enhances stability even on unfavorable road conditions.

A Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines comes standard to help drivers back out of (or into) a parking spot. This can be especially helpful if you’re in a crowded parking lot or need help parallel parking.

Lastly, the included LED Daytime Running Lights will illuminate your path, no matter the time of day.

2018 Accord: Collision Prediction

Honda Accord interiorIn recent iterations, the Honda Accord has also employed smart collision-predicting technology to help nab its safety ratings. Not only is that technology included again, it’s also made standard equipment in every trim level of the sedan.

Honda Sensing® utilizes a network of small cameras and sensors to keep an eye out on the road for you. If at any time it determines that a collision is imminent, it will either send you warnings or act autonomously to avoid danger. Its primary features include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System

In addition to Honda Sensing®, drivers can also add in the available Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor for a more complete safety array.

Stay Safe with the 2018 Honda Accord

With its cutting-edge safety technology and highly rigid framework, the 2018 Honda Accord truly is one of the more protective midsize sedans on the market.

Bloomington, Ellettsville, and Bedford drivers can see this for themselves when they get behind the wheel. Contact Andy Mohr Honda today to schedule your test drive!

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