2017 Honda CR-V achieves IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

2017 Honda CR-V

Gear up your 2017 Honda CR-V with its suite of security systems and LED headlights, and you would be assured that you will have one hell of a safe car in your garage.

The 2017 CR-V just achieved the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick+ award, the greatest safety honor a car can earn. It is on the same league as the Ridgeline, Accord sedan and Pilot, all which have likewise achieved Top Safety Pick+.

In order for the vehicle to be as safe as possible, you’ll have to throw down enough scratch to purchase a more costly trim level.

In order to accomplish this award, a vehicle should achieve a rating of “Good” in five IIHS crash tests, consisting of the new and somewhat difficult small-overlap front crash test. Headlight abilities now factor into the award, also, and the CR-V achieved a score of “Acceptable” with its optional LED headlights, which are offered on greater trims.

The CR-V likewise achieved a rating of “Superior” for its front crash defense. This is due to the Honda Sensing suite of active and passive security systems, which is standard on EX and above trims. It consists of forward collision caution and autonomous emergency braking, the two systems essential to a good rating from the IIHS.

Honda likewise has 3 cars with a Top Safety Pick award, which is below Top Safety Pick+. They consist of the Accord Coupe, Civic Coupe and Civic Sedan, when geared up with Honda Sensing.

The 2017 Honda CR-V is currently in dealerships, and its starting cost is $24,045.

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