The 2016 Honda Civic Earns Top Safety Ratings

May 25th, 2016 by

2016 Honda Civic Sedan

The 2016 Honda Civic is one of the safest vehicles in its class, according to both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Civic has achieved top safety ratings from both organizations, an honor that’s awarded to few small cars. Find out more about the current Honda Civic and safety at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake today.

The Honda Civic Earns Top Safety Ratings

The 2016 Honda Civic has earned top safety scores from both the IIHS and the NHTSA. In IIHS testing, the Civic received a ‘Good’ score in all crash tests, including:

  • Small Overlap Front
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side Impact
  • Roof Strength
  • Head Restraints and Seats

The Honda Civic also received the best possible ‘Superior’ ranking in the Front Collision Prevention category when equipped with the available Honda Sensing package. To achieve the best possible 2016 Top Safety Pick+ ranking, a vehicle much achieve ‘Good’ scores in all crash tests, although in the small front overlap test an ‘Acceptable’ rating will qualify. In addition, a vehicle must achieve at least an ‘Advanced’ rating, one below the ‘Superior’ rating, in the Front Collision category.

In NHTSA testing, this year’s Honda Civic achieved the best possible 5-star overall crash test safety rating*. To achieve a 5-star rating, a vehicle must achieve at least a majority of 5-star ratings in crash tests, but the Civic actually earned the best possible 5-Star rating in every crash test by the NHTSA. It’s the only vehicle to achieve such a score in the most recent testing. The Civic earned the perfect 5-star rating in the side crash, front crash, and rollover protection tests.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

You can check out the current 2016 Honda Civic right here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, your leading Elgin and Crystal Lake area Honda dealership. Our showroom is at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, and we’re happy to let you test drive the Civic today. Visit us or contact us online now with any questions about the current Honda Civic!


*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
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