2020 Honda Accord Safety Ratings

November 25th, 2019 by

2020 Honda Accord on a wet road

A sedan should not only keep you moving on Cicero and Oak Park roads, but also keep you safe. That’s why the 2020 Honda Accord Sedan safety ratings from some of the industry’s most reputable organizations are giving this model’s design and safety features high praise. Learn more about the Accord Sedan safety ratings and its outstanding Honda safety features at Honda of Downtown Chicago today!

Honda Accord IIHS Safety Ratings

The Honda Accord Sedan was put to the test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to see how it held up in the event of a collision and received the following safety ratings across several categories. Here’s how it faired:


  • Small overlap front, driver and passenger side: Good*
  • Moderate overlap front: Good*
  • Side: Good*
  • Roof strength: Good*
  • Head restraints and seats: Good*

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior with optional equipment (highest possible rating)*
  • Headlights: Acceptable*
  • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Good*

Honda Accord NHTSA Safety Ratings

The Honda Accord Sedan LX was also assessed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* and earned the following ratings:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars**
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Rollover: 5 Stars**

Honda Accord Safety Features

These great safety ratings would not be possible without the range of safety and driver assist features to keep you protected and more alert behind the wheel. Some of these features you’ll find include:

  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Traction Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Honda Sensing® suite

Honda Sensing® Technology

Along with a range of safety features, the Accord Sedan also comes with the Honda Sensing suite to offer even more protection behind the wheel. This technology includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)

Drive Safer in a Honda Accord from Honda of Downtown Chicago

After you’ve taken a look at the Honda Accord safety ratings and features, make your way over to Honda of Downtown Chicago and experience this impressive Honda sedan in person. You can learn more about the Accord interior features with our Accord vs. Hyundai Sonata comparison and take a look at our inventory of new models for sale to find what trim level suits you best. Contact us for more information and to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Skokie!


*For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit https://www.iihs.org.

**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.