The award applies to the Civic Coupe equipped with an optional front-crash prevention system.
In track tests at 12 mph and 25 mph, the two-door Civic equipped with the optional technology avoided collisions, the Institute said in a statement on Tuesday. The Civic Coupe received "good" scores in all other Institute crash tests.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not rated the 2016 Civic Coupe.
Edmunds says: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2016 Kia Forte Koup. The 2016 Mustang was not an award winner.