What are the Honda Accord Safety Ratings?

March 30th, 2020 by

2020 Honda Accord On Wet Street

From customers in Omaha to top auto critics around the world, the Honda Accord has been earning rave reviews from everyone who gets behind the wheel. But, what are the Honda Accord safety ratings for 2020? Earning good scores from the IIHS and 5-star ratings from the NHTSA, this model exceeds expectations with outstanding features and exceptional performance. See how the latest Accord outperforms the competition below:

IIHS Honda Accord Safety Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)* conducts annual testing to ensure that vehicles can withstand the impact of a collision, and the Honda Accord passed with flying colors. Check out the results for yourself:


  • 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*

NHTSA Honda Accord Safety Rating

The IIHS Accord safety ratings are phenomenal, but what about other testing agencies? The Accord also went through the rigorous crash testing of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration**, and once again, this stellar sedan produced top-notch results:

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

Honda Accord Safety Features

So, just how does the Honda Accord manage such impressive ratings? Each model was built with a solid foundation with features like 4-wheel ABS and Electronic Stability Control, and advanced safety technology rounds out the package. Take a look at the standard features onboard the Honda Accord Sedan LX:

  • 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

Honda Accord vehicles also include Honda Sensing®, a group of driver assist technology that makes safe driving easier than ever before. Take a look at some of the features within the Honda Sensing® system:

  • 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)

Drive Safe with Honda and Honda of Lincoln

We know that safety is a top priority for Gretna and Bellevue customers, and as you can see from each Honda Accord safety rating, Honda works hard to protect you on the roads. If you want to see how Honda’s safety technology can benefit you on your daily drive, stop by Lincoln for a test drive. Our experts can introduce you to all the great features onboard. Contact us with any questions!

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*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.