In order to be designated as a Top Safety Pick vehicle, this Honda subcompact model needed to receive a “Good” rating four of the IIHS crash tests, in addition to earning an “Acceptable”
Originally tested in March, the 2015 Honda Fit earned a “Good” rating in four of the five crash tests. However, it received a “Marginal”
Art St. Cyr, vice president of auto operations at American Honda, said they were “...not satisfied with anything but a Top Safety Pick for the new 2015 Honda Fit...” which demonstrates the manufacturer’
St. Cyr also added that while there was no requirement for Honda to change the design of the front bumper it keeps with “...Honda’
Further enhancing driver and passenger safety is the Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure that the new Fit utilizes. The strengthened body structure allows for improved frontal crash energy and helps limit the amount of force delivered in an accident.
Other standard safety features include side curtain airbags with rollover sensor, Honda LaneWatch, hill start assist, and a multi-angle rearview camera.
Honda has long been a leader in enhancing the safety of not only its drivers and passengers, but of all road users. To learn more about the safety features of the 2015 Honda Fit feel free to visit Bosak Honda, located at 9800 Indianapolis Blvd in Highland, Indiana, or contact the dealership at (800) 959-4660.