What Are the 2020 Honda Accord Safety Ratings?

December 5th, 2019 by

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If you want to feel safe whether you’re driving around the Lynn and Newburyport area or hitting the open road, then the 2020 Honda Accord Sedan safety ratings are sure to impress. The Accord Sedan is not only receiving praise from top auto safety organizations, but also enabling drivers to feel more safe behind the wheel thanks to a range of safety features. See the Honda Accord safety ratings and more with the professionals at Honda North.

Honda Accord IIHS Safety Ratings

When the Honda Accord Sedan was assessed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it was tested to see how it held up in the event of a collision and a variety of categories. Check out the stellar safety ratings the Honda Accord Sedan received, 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*

Honda Accord NHTSA Safety Ratings

In addition to the IIHS, the Honda Accord Sedan was also assessed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* where it was tested to see how it faired in their own unique crash tests and got the following ratings:

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

Honda Accord Safety Features

The safety of the Accord Sedan is not just defined by its crashworthiness, but also by its strong offering of Honda safety features to keep you more protected behind the wheel no matter if you’re traveling near or far. Take a look at the standard features you can expect in 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

For even more peace of mind when it comes to safety, the Accord Sedan lineup also features the Honda Sensing® suite which has a group of driver assist features designed to offer more visibility and protection of your surroundings when driving. The Honda Sensing® suite includes the following:

  • 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)

Feel Safer in a Honda Accord from Honda North

Now that you’ve seen the Honda Accord safety ratings directly from the source, you can learn more about the Accord trim levels, Accord maintenance schedule or how it compares to the Mazda6 when you stop by our dealership and check out this impressive sedan in person. We have a great selection of new Accord models for sale so you can find one that fits your style. Contact us today for more information on leasing or financing and be sure to schedule a test drive near Ipswich!

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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.