What is the Safest SUV for 2020?

Safest SUV at Joe Rizza Acura

Regardless of your driving style, the safety of both you and your passengers remains an essential factor in choosing which type of SUV you drive. While luxury SUVs offer prestige, comfort, and innovative technology features – they also offer some of the most cutting-edge driver-assistive safety in the industry.

Due to the brand’s commitment to protecting the lives of their drivers, Acura remains the leader in the luxury segment in terms of safety when it comes to SUVs. No matter if you’re interested in the mid-size RDX or the full-size MDX, both of these impressive SUVs have received praise and recognition across the industry for their award-winning safety features. Let’s take a closer look at what makes the Acura RDX and Acura MDX the safest SUVs on the market today.



AcuraWatch RDX Video


Award-Winning Acura SUVs

Acura RDX Safety

Acura RDX

While it’s true that we can’t predict what lies ahead on the road, we can certainly make a plan. AcuraWatch offers a collection of safety and driver assistance systems that are standard on every 2020 Acura RDX. You’ll drive with confidence with technology like Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, and Road Departure Mitigation. Additional available innovations add even more driver awareness. Thanks to this dedication to safety, the RDX has received top honors from both the IIHS and NHTSA in addition to Motor Trend.

2019/2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick +

2019/2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick +1

2020 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

2020 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating2

Motor Trend Safest Luxury SUV (2019/2020)

Motor Trend Safest Luxury SUV (2019/2020)3


Acura MDX Safety

Acura MDX

The goal is simple, help protect both drivers and passengers inside their Acura SUVs. AcuraWatch is a suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies that helps make that vision a reality. That’s why every MDX comes standard with AcuraWatch. Just like its smaller sibling, the 7-Passenger MDX comes standard with Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, Road Departure Mitigation, and the Collision Mitigation Braking System™. Whether it’s a short trip across town or a long journey across the country, you can rest easy from knowing that you’ll be protected from the unexpected behind the wheel of the Acura MDX. Below, you can see the impressive list of safety awards and accolades which have been presented to the MDX.

 
2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick

2019 IIHS Top Safety Pick1

2020 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating

2020 NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating2

 

Safest Luxury SUVs – Acura RDX & MDX

Acura RDX Rear
Acura MDX Rear

The critics agree that two of the safest luxury SUVs in the industry are the Acura RDX and the Acura MDX. Both have received top honors from the IIHS and NHTSA, highlighting the Acura commitment to keeping drivers safe on the road.

Ready to experience the RDX and MDX for yourself? Our team of Acura experts here at Joe Rizza Acura are standing by to help you choose the model that’s best suited to your lifestyle.



[1] Source: IIHS.

[2] Source: NHTSA.

[3] Source: Motor Trend.