Tuesday, September 26, 2017
All-New Honda CR-V Awarded 5-Star ASEAN NCAP Safety Rating
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is proud to announce that the recently launched All-New CR-V (August 8, 2017) has been awarded a 5-star safety rating by the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia (NCAP). The All-New CR-V is the first model of Honda to be awarded by a 5-star safety rating under the new ASEAN NCAP Assessment 2017-2020 Protocol. The new assessment protocol urges carmakers to give the best safety practices in the region and has been in effect since January 1, 2017. The remarkable results show Honda’s commitment in ensuring safety for everyone sharing the road.
The All-New CR-V achieved 5-star safety rating from an outstanding overall score of 88.8 out of 100. The new ASEAN NCAP Assessment includes a frontal offset impact test, side impact test, and evaluation of safety features such as the Honda SENSING.
The All-New CR-V also received impressive scores for Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), Child Occupant Protection (COP) and Safety Assist.
The All-New CR-V SX Diesel 9AT AWD comes with Honda’s advanced driving assist system called Honda SENSING. The advanced technological feature consists of a millimeter-wave radar and monocular camera mounted on the upper, inside part of the windshield which provides greater awareness of driving conditions around the vehicle. It also provides warnings to the driver and supports the driver in avoiding or mitigating the severity of a collision.
The SX Diesel 9AT AWD, S Diesel 9AT, and 2.0 S CVT variants are also equipped with Honda LaneWatch, a unique system that displays an additional 80 degree view of the right side of the vehicle from the side mirror view using a camera built into the passenger-side mirror.
Both technologies received awards from the “Safety Technology” car maker category at the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards in 2016 and 2014 respectively.
The All-New CR-V offers a full range of active and passive safety features, along with the standard body structure featuring Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) and G-Force Control (G-CON) technology, Dual SRS Airbags, i-Side Airbags, Side Curtain Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), and a Multi-angle Rearview Camera. All of these features further ensure the safety of all passengers of the All-New CR-V.
With Honda’s global slogan “Safety for Everyone”, Honda will continue to provide reliable vehicles for a safer society.
Honda model lineup with ASEAN NCAP results:
Model Model Year Result
CR-V 2017 5-star rating
Civic 2016 5-star rating**
BR-V 2015 5-star rating*
HR-V 2015 5-star rating**
Jazz 2014 5-star rating*
City 2014 5-star rating*
CR-V 2013 5-star rating*
Civic 2013 5-star rating*
City 2012 5-star rating*
*Variants without VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist) and SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-stars.
**For the Civic (MY2016) and HR-V (MY2015) rating, variants without SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-stars.
For more information about the All-New CR-V, log on to www.hondaphil.com or visit any Honda Car Dealership today.
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