1994 Honda Accord

midsize car / 4-door sedan

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front

Rating applies to 1994-97 models

Tested vehicle: 1995 Honda Accord LX 4-door

The Honda Accord was redesigned for the 1994 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

There was moderate intrusion into the driver footwell area and moderate rearward movement of the instrument panel.

There was intrusion to the footwell area and the dummy's left foot finished jammed upward toward the tibia as far as it could go.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CF95009
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 16
Left (cm) 25
Center (cm) 27
Right (cm) 23
Brake pedal (cm) 22
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 7
Right (cm) 9
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 6
Rearward (cm) 9
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 3

Driver injury measures

Test ID CF95009
Head
HIC-15 327
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Neck
Tension (kN) 1.7
Extension bending moment (Nm) 22
Maximum Nij 0.32
Chest maximum compression (mm) 39
Legs
Femur force - left (kN) 3.3
Femur force - right (kN) 1.0
Knee displacement - left (mm) 3
Knee displacement - right (mm) 0
Maximum tibia index - left 1.70
Maximum tibia index - right 0.91
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 1.9
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 1.3
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 68
Right 63

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted