Bangkok, Thailand - Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. announced its success in developing automobiles with high safety standards with the latest achievement from Honda BR-V that received a 5-star safety rating from ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (ASEAN NCAP). In the frontal offset impact and side impact test, the BR-V achieved with scores of 14.79 points out of 16 in Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) and 72% in Child Occupant Protection (COP). The crash test conducted at the Japan Automobile Research Institute (JARI) in Japan.
Mr. Pitak Pruittisarikorn, Chief Operating Officer of Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. commented, “Since its official launch in January 2016, Honda BR-V, the latest active sport crossover vehicle which has been received favorable feedbacks with the bookings over 5,000 units. We are delighted and very proud that the Honda BR-V which was developed by the team of Japanese and Thai engineers of Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., has achieved a 5-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating. The success emphasizes the reliability of Honda’s quality production in creating and delivery of innovative and quality automobiles with the highest safety standards for all drivers and passengers, both adults and children.”
Honda BR-V comes along with the standard body structure such as G-Force Control (G-CON) technology, Seatbelt Reminder for driver and front passenger, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Dual Front SRS Airbags and also Rearview Camera* to ensure the driving in all journeys.
*Standard equipment available in Thai SV variant
Based on the global slogan of “Safety for Everyone”, Honda dedicates in producing safe vehicles as Honda dreams of a collision-free mobile society where our customers, and everyone sharing the road, can safely and confidently enjoy the freedom of mobility. During the past five years, seven Honda models have scored the 5-star ASEAN NCAP** safety ratings, which reaffirms the company’s endeavor to produce automobiles with the highest safety standards.
7 Honda models which achieved 5-star safety rating from ASEAN NCAP**
|City (model year 2014)||July 2014|
|City (model year 2012)||December 2012|
**From testing results, models without VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist) and SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-Star including Civic, CR-V, City (2014MY), and Jazz.
***From testing result of Honda HR-V, variants without SBR (Seatbelt Reminder) for both front occupants are rated 4-Star.