Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., Ltd. announced an achievement for its SUV lineup with the all-new Honda HR-V e:HEV and the all-new Honda BR-V 2nd generation each receiving a 5-star rating in the latest ASEAN NCAP 2022 (New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asia) tests, which included a frontal offset impact test, side impact test, and evaluation of safety features. This achievement reflects Honda's commitment to creating and delivering high-quality automobiles that come with advanced safety technologies and deliver confidence and happiness for everyone sharing the road on every journey. These results reinforce Honda's drive to become the leader in creating a zero traffic collision fatalities society in line with Honda 2050 targets, along with unrivalled driving performance that perfectly reflects Honda's uniqueness.
The all-new Honda HR-V e:HEV achieved a 5-star rating with an overall score of 81.38 out of 100. The detailed scores in each of four categories, with a total score of 120, include: 28.00/32 for Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 45.43/51 for Child Occupant Protection (COP), 19.50/21 for Safety Assist Technologies (SATs), and 8.00/16 for Motorcyclist Safety (MS). The all-new Honda HR-V e:HEV made its Southeast Asia debut in Thailand and received impressive feedback from nine countries in the region, with over 25,000 units sold (from November 2021 to 31 July 2022). In addition, the Honda HR-V has continually maintained a 5-star rating since its 1st generation achieved this rating in 2015.
The 2nd generation all-new Honda BR-V also achieved a 5-star rating with an overall score of 77.02 out of 100. The detailed scores in each of four categories, with a total score of 120, include: 26.98/32 for Adult Occupant Protection (AOP), 44.53/51 for Child Occupant Protection (COP), 16.50/21 for Safety Assist Technologies (SATs), and 8.10/16 for Motorcyclist Safety (MS). The Honda BR-V has also continually maintained a 5-star rating since the 1st generation Honda BR-V achieved this rating in 2015.
The all-new Honda HR-V e:HEV and the all-new Honda BR-V are both equipped with Honda SENSING* intelligent safety technology in all variants. The system uses a front wide-view camera to effectively detect cars, motorcycles, and pedestrians around the vehicle. It provides warnings and supports the driver in avoiding or mitigating the severity of a collision. Its six main functions* are:
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow (ACC with LSF)*
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation System with Lane Departure Warning (RDM with LDW)
- Auto High-Beam (AHB)
- Lead Car Departure Notification System (LCDN).
The two models are also equipped with other advanced safety features* (safety equipment varies according to models and variants) such as Honda LaneWatch, Walk Away Auto Lock, Multi-angle Rearview Camera, Front Passenger and Rear Seat Belt Reminder, and Rear Seat Reminder.
This milestone of success is more proof of Honda's creation and delivery of quality vehicles that meet the highest level of safety standards. It is also a significant step in Honda continually striving to deliver vehicles that provide safety and confidence for every journey. Honda will continue to offer safe and reliable vehicles and lead efforts to realize zero traffic collision fatalities involving Honda motorcycles and automobiles globally by 2050.
Interested customers can experience the all-new Honda HR-V e:HEV and the all-new Honda
BR-V at Honda showrooms nationwide. For more information, please chat with sales consultants online via www.honda.co.th or contact the Honda 24-Hour Call Center at 0 2341 7777. For further details, visit www.honda.co.th/hrvehev and www.honda.co.th/brv. Test drives to experience the safety technologies of the two models are available at Honda showrooms nationwide. For more information, please contact any Honda showroom nationwide or visit www.honda.co.th/testdrive
*Safety equipment varies according to variants and countries.