2011 Honda Accord

midsize car / 4-door sedan

2011 Honda Accord 4-door sedan
2009 Honda Accord 4-door sedan shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Moderate overlap front
Side
Roof strength
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights

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 2008-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2008 Honda Accord EX 4-door

The Honda Accord was redesigned for the 2008 model year. Frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of frontal crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Injury measures
Head/neck
Chest
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Restraints and dummy kinematics

Side

Rating applies to 2011-12 models

Tested vehicle: 2011 Honda Accord LX 4-door with standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags

The Honda Accord was redesigned for the 2008 model year. Beginning with 2011 models, Honda made design changes to the body structure, side airbags, and rear door trim. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of side crash test verification.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
Torso
Pelvis/leg
Head protection

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2008-11 models

Tested vehicle: 2009 Honda Accord LX-P 4-door

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 3,273 lbs
Peak force 12,656 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 3.87

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2008-12 models

Seat type: All seats AHR

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry