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2017 HONDA CR-V WINS TOP SAFETY PICK+ AWARD FROM IIHS

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After earning a good score on all crash tests including the difficult small overlap test, the redesigned 2017 Honda CR-V has received the Top Safety Pick+ award from The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The Top Safety Pick+ is the highest award a vehicle can earn in terms of safety. A vehicle needs to have good ratings in the small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, head restraint tests and roof strength. In addition to scoring Good in all of these tests, the CR-V also received a superior rating in the front crash prevention test.

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In the IIHS’ front crash prevention test, the 2017 CR-V earned the highest score of superior after the front crash prevention system helped it avoid collisions in the Institute's 20- and 40-km/h track tests. It also scored good ratings on all crashworthiness tests. As for the latest test that evaluates the effectiveness of a vehicle’s headlights, the 2017 Honda CR-V received an acceptable rating with the optional LED headlights, while the standard halogen headlights only received a marginal rating.

The 2017 Honda CR-V has won the award with the help of the large host of active safety and driver assistance features that come on all but the base LX trim. Some of the most notable features are forward collision warning, road departure mitigation, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.

 

Source: Petrolhead Arabia


Posted by Maye Rosales on 30th March 2017

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