2021 Honda Odyssey Safety Rating

March 13th, 2021 by

2021 Honda Odyssey

When it comes to the 2021 Honda Odyssey safety ratings have come in, and the notable Odyssey safety features have contributed to the 2021 Odyssey being chosen by the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) as their top safety pick for 2020. It was the only minivan to receive a top award this year. Learn more about the Odyssey safety ratings and features below, and then bring the family to experience it at Middletown Honda. 

IIHS Honda Odyssey Safety Rating by Catagory

The IIHS tested the Honda Odyssey in several categories to determine how it performed during a crash and more. The Honda Odyssey safety ratings include: 


  • Small overlap front: driver-side – Good
  • Small overlap front: passenger-side – Good
  • Moderate overlap front – Good
  • Side – Good
  • Roof strength – Good
  • Head restraints & seats – Good

Crash avoidance & mitigation

  • Headlights – Acceptable
  • Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle – Superior
  • Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-pedestrian – Superior

Child seat anchors

  • LATCH ease of use – Good

What are the Honda Odyssey Safety Features?

The Honda Odyssey safety ratings are only one part of the picture, the rest includes the numerous Odyssey safety features, which include: 

  • 3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
  • Rear Seat Reminder
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children
  • Advanced Front Airbags
  • SmartVent® Front Side Airbags
  • Three-Row Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
  • Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Knee Airbags
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Snow Mode
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Assist and Location and Pressure Indicators
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • LED Daytime Running Lights

View the New Honda Odyssey for Sale at Middletown Honda

Deciding between the Odyssey vs. Honda Pilot for your next safe family vehicle? Reach out to the team at Middletown Honda to get more information on the safety features and ratings of both, or to schedule a test drive near Warwick and Chester.

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