What are the 2022 Honda HR-V Safety Ratings?

May 13th, 2022 by
2022 Honda HR-V Blue parked outside

Whether you have young children or you just want peace of mind on the Monroe roads, it never hurts knowing that your SUV is equipped with proper features to help you in the event that an accident happen. Honda safety features are one of the main highlights of the lineup and often a deciding factor for car shoppers like yourself. But what about the lineup’s compact SUV, the HR-V? You’ll be glad to know that the Honda HR-V safety ratings are nothing but stellar and has earned high honors twice in a row! Find out more below before you get behind the wheels of one at Middletown Honda.



Honda HR-V Safety Ratings from Top Auto Safety Experts 

Whenever you are researching about vehicle safety ratings for your next ride in Warwick, you will count on these main resources: the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both resources have awarded the 2022 Honda HR-V their highest safety ratings. See the details below: 

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Honda HR-V safety ratings received from the Highway Safety (IIHS) display how the vehicle and its components hold up in the event of a collision*. These are the Honda HR-V safety ratings provided by the IIHS: 


  • 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

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducts crash tests and rates on a five-star scale. Their Honda HR-V safety ratings are: 

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

Honda Safety: Standout Honda HR-V Safety Features

In addition to the enhanced ACE™ body structure that makes for a durable and tough SUV, the Honda HR-V safety features through the Honda Sensing® safety system combine to bring this high level of safety to your ride in Goshen. Some of the safety and driver assistance features that contribute to Honda safety include: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS): Initiates car brakes if a collision with a straight-ahead vehicle seems likely. 
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM): Stay in your lane and on the road with this small camera that detects road markings and alerts you if you’re veering off course.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): Maintain a preset following distance. 
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): Detects if you’re drifting from your lane and automatically adjusts your steering back to the center. 
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR): uses a camera to detect and alert you to speed limit signs. 

Drive Safe and Sound Behind the Wheels of an HR-V from Middletown Honda!

See this well-equipped SUV in person today when you make your way over to our Middletown showroom! For more information about Honda safety features, be sure to learn about the Honda LaneWatch™, lane departure warning (LDW), forward collision warning (FCW), and more.


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