Published on August 17th, 2017 | by Amirul Mukminin


5th Generation Honda CR-V Achieves 5-Star Rating in ASEAN NCAP

Honda Malaysia today announced that the all-new CR-V has achieved 5-Star rating with the overall score of 88.80 points in the new rating system of ASEAN NCAP.

The CR-V was selected for rating and subsequently became the first model in the ASEAN region to obtain the result from the new ASEAN NCAP assessment. This rating applies for all variants of the CR-V, which was launched in mid-July.

The award ceremony was held today at “The Inaugural ASEAN NCAP Result Release 2017-2020 Protocol” event at the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Kajang, Selangor. The new rating system is a single rating system consisting of the three main domains of Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), Child Occupant Protection (COP) and Safety Assist Technologies (SATs).

The 5th generation CR-V scored 47.25 points for AOP, 22.84 points for COP and 18.71 points for SATs. This is the second consecutive generation of CR-V that has won 5-star rating since ASEAN NCAP was introduced in 2011. In 2014, the 4th generation CR-V achieved 5-Star rating in the AOP and 86% in the COP.

The newly launched All-New CR-V offers unrivalled safety features such Honda SENSING and LaneWatch, which won in the “Safety Technology” car maker category in ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Award in 2016 and 2014 respectively. Additionally, both technologies were assessed under the new protocol and received points in the Safety Assist (SA) category.

In addition to Honda SENSING, the CR-V also comes with a comprehensive package of active and passive safety features such as the six airbags, front seatbelt 3-point ELR, rear seatbelts 3-point ELR x3, rear seat Isofix, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Walk Away Auto Lock and Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, alongside the standard body structure with ACE and G-Force Control (G-CON) technology.

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