Bangkok, Thailand - Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that Honda BR-V* has received a 5-star rating in the crash test conducted by ASEAN NCAP (ASEAN New Car Assessment Program) at Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI) in Japan. The result emphasized Honda’s leadership in the commitment to the road safety for everyone.
In frontal offset impact and side impact test, the BR-V* achieved a 5-star rating with scores of 14.79 out of 16.00 in Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) and 72% in Child Occupant Protection (COP). BR-V’s variants without Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and Seatbelt Reminder for both front occupants were rated 4 stars.
BR-V, a new-generation crossover utility vehicle, is exclusively developed for Asian market. Since its World Premiere in Indonesia in August 2015, the model has been receiving overwhelming interests from Indonesian customers. The BR-V was recently launched in Thailand in January 2016 and has been receiving positive feedback from Thai customers as well.
Along with the standard body structure such as Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) and G-Force Control (G-CON) technology, the BR-V offers a wide range of active and passive safety features and technologies, including Dual Front SRS Airbags, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)**, Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Rear Parking Camera***. The customers can therefore be assured on the road with high safety standards that set a new benchmark for regional models.
With a global safety slogan “Safety for Everyone”, Honda will continue to provide safe and reliable vehicles to realize a mobile society with zero collisions.
*Variants with Vehicle Stability Assist and Seatbelt Reminder for both front occupants
**Available in Indonesian Prestige variant and all Thai variants
***Available in Indonesian Prestige variant and Thai SV variant
Honda model line up with ASEAN NCAP 5-star rating crash test results*
|City (model year 2014)||July 2014|
|City (model year 2012)||December 2012|
*Variants without VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist) and SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-Star for Civic, CR-V, City (2014MY), and Jazz.
**For HR-V rating, variants without SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-Star.
About ASEAN NCAP
ASEAN NCAP is the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia region, an addition to the NCAP program. It is aimed to evaluate vehicle safety standard in order to increase consumer awareness and boost a market for safer vehicles in ASEAN region.
The ASEAN NCAP collision tests have been conducted in collaboration between ASEAN NCAP and Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI).