2016 Honda in Portland safest on the road


There is nothing more important than the human cargo you carry around, and the 2016 Honda Accord, for sale in Portland at Dick’s Honda in Hillsboro is one of the safest on the road.

For further information on the all-new Honda Accord, for sale near Beaverton, please call your premier Oregon Honda dealer at (866) 973-3693.

Featuring a host of new standard and available technologies, the ninth-generation Accord Sedan and Coupe offer a wide range of active and passive safety and driver assistive features and technologies. For 2016, all Accords can be equipped with Honda Sensing™, among the most comprehensive suites of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies in the midsize class. Honda Sensing includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)1 with sensor fusion technology
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)2
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)3
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS)4
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)5
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)6

Honda Sensing is available as a standalone option on LX, LX-S, Sport, EX and EX-L trims and offered as standard equipment on the Touring trim.

Also, all 2016 Accords feature a standard Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Expanded View Driver’s Mirror. Also, for the first time, Touring trims feature new auto high-beam headlights, which enhance nighttime visibility and driving convenience by automatically defaulting to the high-beam setting and switching to low beams when an oncoming vehicle is detected.

Collision safety engineering in the Accord is also significantly enhanced, thanks to a next generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure. More extensive use of high-tensile steel allows a high level of protection to be provided while reducing the weight of vehicle structures. An important evolution of the previous ACE system, ACE improves occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions. Like other Honda models, the new Accord also has an impact-absorbing front body design to help attenuate energy in the event of a frontal collision with a pedestrian.

Inside, passive-safety features include a total of six airbags, including dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, improved new SmartVent™ front side airbags, and side curtain airbags. The SmartVent side airbag construction helps mitigate the risk of excessive airbag deployment force while eliminating the need for the prior Accord’s Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS).

The 2016 Accord targets the highest available crash safety ratings – a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) and a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) crash tests.

Targeted Crash Safety Ratings

Rating 2016 Accord (Targeted ratings)
NHTSA Overall Vehicle Score 5-Stars
NHTSA Overall Frontal Crash 5-Stars
NHTSA Overall Side Crash 5-Stars
IIHS safety rating TOP SAFETY PICK+
IIHS Small overlap front Good
IIHS Moderate overlap front Good
IIHS Side Good
IIHS Roof strength Good
IIHS Head restraints & seats Good
IIHS Front crash protection Superior

Active Safety Features

  • Advanced Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Available Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  • Available Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Available Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Available Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Auto-locking doors
  • Multi-angle rearview camera

Passive Safety Features

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure
  • New high-tensile steel unit body
  • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions
  • Front seat belts with automatic tensioning system
  • Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side airbags
  • Side curtain airbag system (front and rear seats)
  • Front seat design to mitigate rear collision injuries
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Pedestrian-injury mitigation design in the front of the vehicle
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
  • Child-proof rear door locks

Driver-Assistive Technologies

  • Available Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS)
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Expanded view driver’s mirror
  • Available Honda LaneWatch™

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