2017 Honda Ridgeline Earns 5-Star Rating From NHTSA
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline is cleaning up on the awards front. This new Honda pickup truck was recently named 2017 North American Truck of the Year and earned the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ rating (when equipped with Honda Sensing™ and LED headlights) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In addition to these accolades the 2017 Honda Ridgeline recently earned the best possible 5-Star Overall Vehicle Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The 5-Star Overall Vehicle Rating was achieved in the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program with a 5 star score in frontal crash tests, 5 star score for side crash tests and a 4 star score for the rollover test. Abundant safety features including the Honda Sensing™ safety and driver-assistive systems undoubtedly contributed to the Ridgeline’s new award winning safety status.
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The 2017 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E and Black Editions are equipped with the Honda Sensing™ suite of features. This advanced safety system includes Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW) Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). New Ridgeline trucks equipped with these Honda Sensing™ features earned a “Superior” rating for front crash prevention from the IIHS.
Other important safety features found on the new Ridgeline truck include a multi-angle rearview camera, Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with traction control, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), side curtain airbags, advanced from airbags and front side airbags. These features combined with Honda’s Advance Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure make the new Ridgeline one of the safest trucks on the road.
Available as RT, RTS, Sport, RTL and RTL-T models with optional all-wheel-drive, the new Honda Ridgeline is as versatile as it is practical. Our Honda Dealership near Atlanta, Georgia has a beautiful selection of new 2017 Honda Ridgeline models to choose from. If you are ready to own a fun-to-drive truck that will keep you and your family safe, we invite you to stop by for a test drive soon.
(1) Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).