Acura Models Receive IIHS Top Safety Ratings

December 18th, 2016 by

Acura RLX Lane Keeping AssistThanks to their advanced safety features, four of Acura’s models have been awarded either the Top Safety Pick or the Top Safety Pick+ Rating from the IIHS. At Chicagoland Acura Dealers, we know that these well-deserved ratings demonstrate Acura’s absolute commitment to safety and their meticulous and unwavering dedication to detail and innovation. Drivers in Chicago who are looking for a selection of vehicles that are among the leaders in safety on the road, check out the 2017 Acura MDX, RLX, RDX, and ILX—all four of which have been singled out for their outstanding safety features, from the materials used their state-of-the-art driver-assist technology.


AcuraWatch is a suite of technology that aids the driver to see more, do more, and navigate more safely on the road. AcuraWatch comes as a part of the list of standard equipment on the 2017 MDX crossover and the 2017 RLX sedan. For drivers interested in the 2017 RDX crossover and the 2017 ILX sedan, AcuraWatch is an available option on those models as well. AcuraWatch includes such safety-conscious features as:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow

Other Safety Features

Every 2017 Acura model also comes with a multi-angle rearview camera as a part of its standard equipment, so drivers can see more of the Acura’s surroundings to make backing in and out of tight spaces much easier and safer. Additional features that drivers will find equipped on every 2017 Acura model include:

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) Body Structure
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Side Curtain Airbags
  • Advanced Front Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags

Time for a Test Drive

Explore these safe and well-equipped Acura models and find the one that’s right for you by visiting a Chicagoland Acura Dealer near you today. Slide behind the wheel and go for a test drive to experience firsthand the supreme safety and luxury Acura brings to the road.

Posted in 2017 Vehicles, Safety