2019 Honda Ridgeline Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Rating

March 27th, 2019 by
IIHS Top Safety Pick
  • 2019 Ridgeline only pickup truck tested by IIHS to receive Top Safety Pick
  • Honda Sensing® Collision Mitigation Braking System™ rated Superior
  • Seventh 2019 Honda model to receive TSP or higher

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2019 Honda Ridgeline a TOP SAFETY PICK (TSP) rating when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights1. Ridgeline is the only pickup truck tested by the IIHS to receive a TOP SAFETY PICK rating, also earning a “Superior” rating for its available Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), part of the Honda Sensing® suite of driver assistive and safety technologies.

Ridgeline comes with Honda Sensing® standard on RTL-E and Black Edition trims. In addition to CMBS™, Honda Sensing® includes Forward Collision Warning; Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) incorporating Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS); and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). Ridgline RTL-E and Black Edition trims also come with LED low-beam headlights, which earn a IIHS “Good” rating.

The 2019 Ridgeline is the seventh Honda model to receive a top safety rating from the IIHS. The 2019 Honda Accord, CR-V, HR-V, Pilot and Odyssey all received TSP, while Insight earned TOP SAFETY PICK+. Separately, every Honda model that has been fully evaluated in the NHTSA’s 2019 model year NCAP testing, including the 2019 Ridgeline, has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score2.

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About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2018, more than 90 percent of all Honda brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

About Honda Safety Leadership
Honda has a long history of leadership in the development and application of advanced technologies designed to enhance the safety of all road users, including automobile occupants, motorcycle riders and pedestrians. The company operates two of the world’s most sophisticated crash test facilities, in Ohio and Japan, and is responsible for numerous pioneering efforts in the areas of crashworthiness, airbag technology, collision compatibility and pedestrian safety.

1. The 2019 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E and Black Edition trims are the only Ridgeline trims that meet all requirements for the IIHS TSP rating.
2. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). Not yet fully evaluated for the 2019 model year are the Clarity series, Civic Type R, CR-V and Passport.

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