The 2018 Honda Civic: Safety Ratings & Features

2018 Honda Civic

If you’re familiar with Honda, it should come as no surprise the 2018 Honda Civic safety ratings are impressive, especially when compared to the Toyota Corolla and Nissan Sentra. Like many of its siblings, the Honda Civic relies on an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) Body Structure, which diverts crash energy away from the passenger cell. You’ll find the 2018 Honda Civic safety ratings below, as well as a few of its best safety features.

NHTSA & IIHS Safety Ratings

Here’s a quick look at the 2018 Honda Civic safety ratings:

  • Overall Safety Rating: 5 stars*
  • Overall Front Star Rating: 5 stars*
  • Front Driver Side: 5 stars*
  • Front Passenger Side: 5 stars*


  • Moderate Overlap Front Test Results: Good
  • Side Impact Test Results: Good
  • Rear Crash Protection Results: Good
  • Roof Strength Test Results: Good
  • Small Overlap Front Driver Test Results: Good

Honda Sensing & More

In addition to its great safety ratings, the 2018 Honda Civic comes with several cutting-edge features to keep you protected on Kamuela or Waiomea roadways. Here are a few of its most notable standard and optional safety systems:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines/Dynamic Guidelines
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • SmartVent Front Side Airbags
  • Available LED Headlights with Auto-On/Off
  • Available Honda LaneWatch
  • Available Honda Sensing (includes Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking System, and more!)

Take the Honda Civic for a Spin Around Hilo or Kailua-Kona!

The 2018 Honda Civic safety ratings are just one of many reasons to add it to your shortlist; it also sports a cozy interior, a peppy powertrain, and excellent value. To experience it for yourself, schedule a test drive at Big Island Honda, located in Hilo and Kailua-Kona. Be sure to also check out our newest finance specials and lease deals  for the Honda Civic!

*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

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