What are the 2020 Honda Accord Safety Ratings?

March 19th, 2020 by

2020 Honda Accord

Freehold and Toms River roads are made better when you’re behind the wheel of not only a fuel efficient sedan, but also one that can keep you safe. That’s why the 2020 Honda Accord Sedan was put through rigorous crash safety tests to determine how it would hold up in the event of a collision. The Honda Accord safety ratings from some of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration display how this sedan’s unique design and features can keep you and your passengers safe no matter where the road takes you. Learn more about the Honda Accord safety ratings, then stop by Honda Universe for a test drive!

Honda Accord IIHS Safety Ratings

First, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)* assessed the Honda Accord Sedan LX to see how it held up in the event of a collision and received the following safety ratings across several categories:


  • Small overlap front, driver and passenger side: Good*
  • Moderate overlap front: Good*
  • Side: Good*
  • Roof strength: Good*
  • Head restraints and seats: Good*

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior with optional equipment (highest possible rating)*
  • Headlights: Acceptable*
  • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Good*

Honda Accord NHTSA Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration** put the Honda Accord Sedan LX through its own round of crash tests and earned the following ratings:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars**
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Rollover: 5 Stars**

Honda Accord Safety Features

In addition to its stellar safety ratings, the Honda Accord Sedan is dependable thanks to its impressive range of standard safety features which include:

  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Traction Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Honda Sensing® suite

Honda Sensing® Technology

Another great advantage of the Honda Accord is that it features the Honda Sensing® Technology suit to deliver even more driver assist features to keep you more aware of your surroundings on the roads. This technology includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)

Explore Advanced Safety in a Honda Accord from Honda Universe

With the impressive 2020 Honda Accord safety ratings, Jackson and Lakewood drivers will have all the peace of mind to be more protected behind the wheel. Learn more about the Honda Accord and browse our online inventory of new and used Honda Accord models for sale. You can also explore the 2021 Honda Accord interior with our team! You can also value your trade-in and apply for financing to get the car buying process started. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a visit to our dealership near Brick to see your favorite cars in person!

*For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit https://www.iihs.org.
**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.

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