Honda Civic Safety Rating

April 10th, 2019 by

2019 Honda Civic Sedan Side Profile

The Honda Civic has a tradition of providing Portsmouth drivers with safety and reliability, and the 2019 Honda Civic continues that tradition. Check out the Honda Civic safety ratings and features at Dover Honda, then take the trip to our dealership to check out the new Honda Civic models we have!

NHTSA Safety Ratings for the 2018 Honda Civic

While the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety) has yet to test the 2019 Honda Civic, they have tested the 2018 Honda Civic Sedan FWD*, and this model year does not disappoint. Impressing with 5 stars across the board, Rochester drivers can rest easy:

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

IIHS Safety Ratings for the 2018 Honda Civic

The IIHS** (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) ranks the safety of vehicles in terms of crashworthiness and crash avoidance mitigation. “Good” is the highest rating in every category except for Front Crash Prevention, in which “Superior” is the highest rating. The 2019 Honda Civic has yet to be tested, but below are the scores for the 2018 Honda Civic FWD**:

  • Small Overlap Front Driver Side: Good
  • Small Overlap Front Passenger Side: Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof Strength: Good
  • Head Restraints and Seats: Good
  • Front Crash Prevention: Superior with optional equipment

Honda Civic Safety Features & Driver Assist Technology

Part of the reason that the 2019 Honda Civic has such high safety ratings is its long list of features offered. From the physical body structure to exclusive Honda technology and more, the Honda Civic works hard to make your Somersworth drives worry-free.

Standard Honda Civic Safety Features

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist
  • Advanced Front Airbags (i-SRS)
  • SmartVent® Front Side Airbags

Honda Sensing®

All Honda Civic trim levels come with the exclusive Honda Sensing® suite, which provides an added layer of protection with features like:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Upgraded Honda Civic Safety Features

On higher trim levels, the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera is upgraded with Dynamic Guidelines. You can also access Honda LaneWatch™, which uses a small camera on your right hand side view mirror to increase visibility when changing lanes.

See More at Dover Honda

For more information on the Honda Civic safety ratings and features, or how you can personalize the model with color options, take the trip from Somersworth to our dealership! Contact us for more information.

*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 Model tested with standard side airbags.
**For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit

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