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What is Honda Sensing?

Posted July 19, 2017

What is Honda Sensing?

If you’ve seen a Honda commercial lately, it’s very likely that you have heard of “Honda Sensing”. But what is it? Simply put, Honda Sensing is the entire suite of safety technology features rolled into one convenient package. In 2018 the Honda Sensing standard package includes lane departure warnings, the lane keeping assist system, the road departure mitigation system, adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation breaking, and forward collision warning.

Honda Sensing Features

There are also additional safety features that are not yet standard with the 2018 Honda Sensing package. These additional features include lane watch, cross traffic monitoring, auto high-beam headlights, blind spot monitoring, and a rearview camera, all of which can be added to any Honda vehicle. Let’s review the standard Honda Sensing features in deeper focus:

Honda Sensing Features

Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

Even the best of drivers can occasionally drift. The LDW system sends alerts to the driver (with sound) whenever a lane departure begins to occur without a turn signal.

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Similar to the lane departure warning, the lane keeping assist system helps to adjust your steering and move you back toward the center of the lane whenever drift occurs without signaling.

What is Honda Sensing?

Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

Similar to the lane departure warning, the lane keeping assist system helps to mildly adjust your steering and move you back toward the center of the lane whenever drift occurs without signaling.

Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

In serious cases where your vehicle may be heading off the road altogether, the road departure mitigation system sends vibrations into the steering wheel and may gently overtake your steering and apply brakes to prevent a wreck.

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

Under certain conditions where traffic on the freeway is moving at a consistent rate of speed, adaptive cruise control helps you maintain the same speed as the other cars on the road.

Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)

When a collision or obstacle suddenly appears in front of you, CMBS helps to brake the vehicle. This is important to helping prevents major collisions.

Forward Collision Warning (FCW)

This system works closely with CMBS, using a camera fixated in the top of the windshield. This camera identifies collision risks and activates warnings and can automaticall apply brake pressure when necessary.

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