2020 Honda Odyssey Safety Ratings

October 9th, 2020 by

2020 Honda Odyssey

When you’re shopping for a new Honda van for your family, you’re looking for a vehicle that will keep you safe on your Lakewood errands. The 2020 Honda Odyssey comes with a suite of interior convenience and safety features to keep you comfortable, connected, and protected while you’re on the road. Explore the 2020 Honda Odyssey safety ratings with Honda Universe below, then come to our dealership to explore the Odyssey safety features on a test drive.

Drivers who are curious about the 2021 Honda Odyssey safety ratings should know that the IIHS and NHTSA have yet to release their reports publicly. However, given the similar design and improved safety features, the 2021 Honda Odyssey safety ratings are anticipated to be the same or better than the 2020 Honda Odyssey ratings.

2020 IIHS Honda Odyssey Safety Rating

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This designation was given for multiple high ratings for features like an “A” rating for headlights along with a “Good+” rating for the LATCH child seat anchors, and a “Superior” rating for its front-crash prevention. See the full IIHS safety ratings below.


  • 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*

2020 NHTSA Honda Odyssey Safety Rating

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is another agency that tests a vehicle’s safety systems. When the NHTSA tested the 2020 Honda Odyssey, they gave it exceptional marks for its safety and durability during an accident:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars**
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Rollover: 4 Stars**

2020 Honda Odyssey Safety Features

Taking home the entry-level Honda Odyssey LX trim will grant you a number of standard safety features like Vehicle Stability Assist™, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and Daytime Running Lights. However, if you choose a higher trim level you’ll have access to the Honda Sensing® safety suite, which has intelligent driver assist technology for more visibility during your Lakewood commute. See the features available on Honda Sensing® suite below:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

Test Drive The Honda Odyssey Today

Whether your commute takes you through Toms River or Manahawkin, the 2020 Honda Odyssey will get you to your destination safely every time. Learn more about the Honda Sensing® driving assist technology when you stop by Honda Universe for a test drive. You can also contact our finance team if you have any questions about the Honda Odyssey trim levels or standard features. We look forward to helping you keep your family safe on Lakewood roads!


*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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