2017 CR-V Receives Safety Recognition from News & World Report and J.D. Power & Associates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that nearly six teens between the ages of 16 to 19 die every day from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. So before you hand over the keys to your teenager, take into account the safety and reliability of your current vehicle. When it comes to safety, the Honda CR-V is a parent’s dream come true, especially after the model recently received recognitions from both U.S. News & World Report and J.D. Power & Associates.
Honda Wins Big as Top Car for Teens!
According to Honda, the primary focus of U.S. News & World Report’s recognition was safety. The group awarded the 2017 Honda CR-V as the 2017 Best New Car for Teens in its class, the SUV and Crossover category, with an MSRP from $25,000 – $30,000. The judges examined the many passive and active safety features that come available on the CR-V with the Honda Sensing® technology. The package includes an advanced collision mitigation braking system, forward collision warning, lane keeping assist system, road departure mitigation, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control and finally low speed follow functionality. Additionally, the vehicle has also received one of the best ratings available of Good in all five of the IIHS crash tests and a five-star rating from the NHTSA.
That’s not all, measuring the overall appeal of a vehicle, J.D. Power & Associates recently awarded the 2017 Honda CR-V with the top spot in the compact SUV category for their 2017 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout or APEAL award. In compiling feedback from vehicle owners, J.D. Power determined that their emotional attachment and excitement across a total of 77 different attributes including comfort and power. You can read more about the awards and segment winners online.