What are the 2020 Honda CR-V Safety Ratings?

August 25th, 2020 by

2020 Honda CR-V going down city street


The 2020 Honda CR-V has a lot to offer Denver-area drivers. From its powerful and efficient performance to its spacious and versatile interior and wide range of convenient features, this compact SUV meets the needs of many Boulder drivers. Plus, Honda has been known for taking the safety of drivers very seriously, and the Honda CR-V safety ratings are a good example of this. Learn more about the Honda CR-V safety ratings and features, and then schedule a test drive at Fisher Honda today!

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

A nonprofit scientific and educational organization funded by automotive insurance companies, IIHS* conducts rigorous crash tests to assess the safety of new vehicles . Here’s how the 2020 Honda CR-V fared in IIHS testing:

  • Crashworthiness
    • Small overlap front, driver, and passenger side: Good*
    • Moderate overlap front: Good*
    • Side: Good*
    • Roof strength: Good*
    • Head restraints and seats: Good*
  • Crash Avoidance & Mitigation
    • Front crash prevention: Superior with optional equipment (highest possible rating)*
    • Headlights: Acceptable*
    • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Acceptable*

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

The NHTSA** is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and its mission is to “save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes.” The NHTSA crash test ratings of the 2020 Honda CR-V is as follows:

  • Overall Rating: 5 Stars**
  • Frontal Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Side Crash: 5 Stars**
  • Rollover: 4 Stars**

Honda CR-V Safety Features and Honda Sensing®

Drivers from Arvada to Aurora will be reassured to know that the new CR-V features Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure, which is designed to evenly distribute the energy from a collision and redirect it away from the passenger compartment. Additional standard CR-V safety features include Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control, Brake Assist, LED Daytime Running Lights, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, and SmartVent® front side airbags.

All of the available 2020 Honda CR-V trim levels also come equipped with Honda Sensing®. This safety suite includes a variety of advanced driver assist technologies such as:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

Check Out the Honda CR-V Safety Features at Fisher Honda

The sales team at Fisher Honda is happy to fill you in on all of the CR-V safety features. If you would like to do more research, take a look at our CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 match-up, and then see how the CR-V LX trim compares to the EX. We’re certain you’ll find the right CR-V to suit your needs, and with our current CR-V lease offers, you’ll find a budget-friendly way to get behind the wheel of this popular compact SUV. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

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*For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit https://www.iihs.org.

**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.

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