Petaling Jaya, 4 February 2013 – Honda Malaysia today announced that the Honda City model, has achieved 5 Stars in Adult Occupant Protection and the highest safety ratings in Child Occupant Protection in the ASEAN New Car Assessment Programme (ASEAN NCAP) crash test.
The results were released by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) at the ASEAN NCAP open day in Ayer Molek, Melaka. A total of eight car models were subjected to an offset frontal collision test at a closing speed of 64 km/h.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno said, "Safety is Honda's commitment and priority. We always proactively comply with new regulations. We are pleased to note that the Honda City achieved 5 Stars rating score in the Adult Occupation Protection and highest in Child Occupant Protection. The crash test reaffirms the high safety standards of the current Honda City on Malaysian roads. In fact, all Honda cars' safety standards and crashworthiness meet the UN Economic Commission of Europe (UNECE)'s R94 and R95 regulations. Honda is committed to continuous research and development of advanced technologies that enhance the safety of the driver and passengers."
In celebrating this significant milestone and in conjunction with the welcoming of the Water Snake Lunar New Year, Honda Malaysia is offering a Chinese New Year Promotion for both Honda City 1.5L S and E variants. New owners of City assembled in 2012 can opt to enjoy free installment subsidy worth RM3,500 or receive RM2,600 Chinese New Year Bonus Rebate. Both options come together with a RM2,013 Prosperity Packet, bring the total 'ang pow' value up to RM5,500. New owners of City assembled in 2013 will enjoy a Chinese New Year Bonus Rebate plus Prosperity Packet worth RM2,388.