If you’re shopping for a new family vehicle around the Metro Detroit area, you’ve probably done some research into who makes the safest minivan. While there are many ways to measure the safety of a minivan, the 2015 Honda Odyssey has been recognized as one of the safest options for local families thanks to high scores from both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
2015 Honda Odyssey Safety Awards
There are a wide range of different safety awards a vehicle like the 2015 Odyssey can win, but those from the IIHS and NHTSA are typically held in quite high regard. So, how did the Odyssey do in assessments from these industry leaders? Let’s take a look:
- The 2015 Honda Odyssey was awarded a 2015 Top Safety Pick status from the IIHS in recognition of exceptional safety performance in collision tests.
- As part of the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, the 2015 Odyssey was awarded a 2015 Five-Star Overall Vehicle Safety Rating.
We think that it’s clear from awards like these that Honda is continuing to set the bar when it comes to automobile safety.
2015 Odyssey Safety Features
Of course, the way a vehicle like the 2015 Honda Odyssey is able to take home impressive safety awards is with state-of-the-art standard and available safety features. You can find safety features like these on the new Odyssey:
- Rearview camera with built-in guidelines
- Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
- Lane departure and forward collision warning systems
- Honda LaneWatch blind-spot warning system
- Dual stage multi-threshold airbags
- Three-row side curtain airbags
- SmartVent side airbags
- Daytime running lights
- Active head restraints
With an eye toward safety like this, it’s easy to see how Honda’s minivan is able to earn such high marks from the IIHS and NHTSA.
Test Drive an Odyssey Today
While safety is important, we know that there’s more to choosing your next minivan than ensuring it’s one of the safest options on the road. Let us show you what the 2015 Honda Odyssey can do for you with a test drive at a Detroit Area Honda Dealer. We can’t wait to see you behind the wheel.