Explore the 2020 Honda Pilot Safety Ratings

May 18th, 2020 by

2020 Honda Pilot

As you take on Lynn and Burlington roads behind the wheel of a spacious and powerful crossover, you want top safety systems in place to protect you and your passengers. That’s why the 2020 Honda Pilot safety ratings from some of the automotive industry’s top organizations display the incredible durability, efficiency, and strength of this Honda crossover. Learn more about the Honda Pilot safety ratings and its advanced safety features with the automotive professionals at Honda North!

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Honda Pilot lineup was assessed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) where it was put through several front crash and side crash tests, while individual features like LATCH child seat anchors were tested for durability. The IIHS gave out the following Honda Pilot safety ratings for the base Honda Pilot LX trim level:


  • Small overlap front driver side: Good*
  • Small overlap front passenger: Acceptable*
  • Moderate overlap front: Good*
  • Side: Good*
  • Roof strength: Good*
  • Head restraints and seats: Good*

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior with standard system (highest possible rating)*
  • Headlights (varies by trim/ option): Good* / Acceptable*
  • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Acceptable*

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Next, the Honda Pilot LX trim also underwent similar front and side-impact assessments from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) where it earned the following safety ratings across the following four main categories as seen below:

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

Honda Pilot Safety and Driver-Assist Features

To go along with the impressive Pilot safety ratings, drivers will have additional support and protection on Lynn roads thanks to standard safety features such as a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Anti-Lock Braking System, Vehicle Stability Assist, and a multi-angle rearview camera for improved control and visibility. To ensure the safety of your seven-passenger or eight-passenger Honda Pilot trim level, this crossover SUV is designed with the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure for added protection behind the wheel. Furthermore, topping off all the safety capabilities of this crossover, you’ll have the Honda Sensing® safety suite at your fingertips which delivers high-tech driver-assist features such as:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights

Find the Honda Pilot for Sale at Honda North

After having a closer look at the 2020 Honda Pilot safety ratings and its range of advanced safety systems, you’ll have peace of mind wherever Lawrence roads take you. Explore our online inventory at Honda North, where you’ll find a new Honda Pilot for sale to meet your driving needs as well as other great Honda crossovers. Get started on your next Honda lease or finance plan with the help of our sales team who will help you find a rate that fits your budget. Contact us today for more information on our Honda dealership near Everett!

*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.</p