2018 Honda Civic Coupe Safety

The 2018 Honda Civic Coupe has become an icon on the road. Famous for its well-equipped cabins, excellent fuel economy, and affordable price, the Civic Coupe is also one of the safest vehicles on the road—with the ratings and recognitions to prove it. And with 5 trim levels to choose from, there is a model that is right for everyone. Inside, drivers can expect to find:

  • An engineering structure designed to keep everyone safe
  • Passive and active safety features from airbags to traction control
  • The Honda Sensing suite of driver-assistive technology

Ratings and Recognitions

The Civic Coupe achieves top ratings on crash and safety tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the Civic Coupe a “superior” rating for Forward Collision Prevention when equipped with Honda Sensing, the suite of driver-assistive technology. It also aces crash tests from the NHTSA* including:

  • 5-star Rating for Overall Safety
  • 5-Star Rating for Frontal Crash Test
  • 5-Star Rating for Overall Side Test
  • 5-Star Rating for Rollover Test
2018 Honda Civic Coupe Fuel Economy
2018 Honda Civic Coupe parked in the desert

Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure

The Civic Coupe has safety built right in with Honda’s innovative Advanced Compatibility Engineering, or ACE, Body Structure. Designed by utilizing a complex network of frame structures, the Civic Coupe absorbs crash energy and distributes it away from the occupants inside the vehicle. It also minimizes the amount of force transferred to the other vehicle involved, keeping everyone safer on the road.

Airbags, Seatbelts, and Locks

The Civic Coupe incorporates passive safety features such as airbags, seatbelts, and locks into its mainstay of safety equipment. These features may go on unnoticed at first glance, but are there for you should the worst happen.

  • Advanced Front Airbags
  • SmartVent Front Side Airbags
  • Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • 3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
  • Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
  • Driver’s and Front Passenegr’s Seat Belt Reminder
  • Child-Proof Rear Door Looks
2018 Honda Civic Coupe Leather Seating


2018 Honda Civic Coupe driving fast closeup of tires

Active Safety Features

The list of active safety features is where safety meets performance. These features allow the Civic Coupe to maintain good, tractive control with the road, come to a complete stop more quickly and safely during an emergency braking situation, and boosts performance by minimizing skidding, even on slippery road surfaces.

  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • LED Daytime Running Lights

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

Every Civic Coupe model comes equipped with a multi-angle rearview camera so drivers can easily check their surroundings before backing out. And with guidelines as a standard feature, and dynamic guidelines as an upgrade on the upper trim levels, drivers can maneuver in and out of tight spots with ease. 

  • Normal view- make sure there is a clear path behind the Civic Coupe before reversing.
  • Wide View- the optimal view for checking if vehicles, pedestrians, or cyclists are approaching the rear.
  • Top-Down View- particularly helpful when parallel parking.
2018 Honda Civic Coupe Rear View Camera
2018 Honda Civic Coupe Honda Lanewatch

Honda LaneWatch

A small camera is mounted onto the passenger side mirror and monitors activity going on in the driver’s blind spot. The camera displays a live video feed on the audio touchscreen inside the cabin when a right lane change is signaled. Drivers will be able to see up to four times more than using the mirrors alone.

Honda Sensing

Honda Sensing is a suite of driver-assistive technology that helps drivers see more, do more, and drive more safely on the road. The package is standard on the Touring model and includes:

  • Forward Collision warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
2018 Honda Civic Coupe Adaptive Cruise Control


2018 Honda Civic Coupe Navigation System

More Safety Throughout the Trim Levels

As drivers explore the upper trim levels, they will find even more features that are at the intersection of safety and convenience. LED headlights illuminate the road ahead while also ensuring that the Civic Coupe is clearly visible to other drivers on the road. A navigation system guides you to your destination using Voice Recognition, so drivers can input instructions without having to take their hands off the wheel.

  • Security System with Remote Entry and Trunk Release
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System
  • LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off (low and high beam)

Test Drive Today

Find out more information on the 2018 Honda Civic Coupe by contacting us or visiting your nearest New England Honda Dealer. Explore current offers and sit behind the wheel with a test drive today.

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.

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