Auto Safety Comparison: Hyundai SmartSense vs. Honda Sensing®

When shopping for a new family SUV or car, you’ll probably want to pick one that has a robust list of advanced vehicle safety features. But before you even consider selecting a model, it’d be wise to compare auto brands and their available active and passive safety systems. To choose between the two most popular vehicle brands in America, take a few minutes to run through our Hyundai SmartSense vs. Honda Sensing® comparison. They may look alike, but these auto safety systems are worlds apart.

Hyundai SmartSense vs Honda Sensing

Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) vs. Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CBMS™)

Hyundai’s FCA is similar to Honda’s CMBS™ in that they both detect imminent crashes and automatically apply emergency brakes to avoid or reduce the severity of a collision.

However, Hyundai’s safety feature also offers Pedestrian Detection, which does exactly that—detects pedestrians. When pedestrians or cyclists are spotted by the forward-facing camera, FCA will activate in-cabin warnings and apply emergency brakes as necessary.

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