What Are The Honda HR-V Safety Ratings?

May 12th, 2020 by

2020 Honda HR-V On Road

If you’re looking for a compact crossover SUV that is fun to drive and will keep you safe on Middletown roads, take a look at the 2020 Honda HR-V. Capable and well-equipped with a plethora of features, the HR-V has earned solid crash test scores from the top auto industry safety agencies. To learn more about the Honda HR-V safety ratings contact Middletown Honda.

Honda HR-V Safety Rating: NHTSA

NHTSA* (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) awarded the 2020 HR-V 4 out of 5 stars* for its frontal crash rating (which assesses the results of a head-on collision between two similar vehicles going 35 mph); It also gave the Honda CR-V 5 out of 5 stars* for its side-crash rating, and 4 out of 5 stars* for its rollover rating.

Honda HR-V Safety Rating: IIHS

The results of the IIHS** (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) crash tests give the 2020 Honda HR-V a safety rating of “Good” in the following tests:

  • Small Overlap Front: Driver Side**
  • Roof Strength**
  • Head Restraints and Seats**
  • Small Overlap Front: Passenger Side**
  • Moderate Overlap Front**
  • Side**

Honda HR-V Safety Features

Why is the HR-V safety rating so high? It’s due in large part because of its wide array of high-quality safety design features, such as:

  • Overhead Airbags
  • Front-Impact and Side-Impact Airbags
  • Security System with Ignition Disabling
  • Stability Control
  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Seatbelt Pretensioners
  • LED Brake and Daytime Running Lights
  • Halogen Projector-Beam Headlights
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • Available Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™

In addition, with the 2020 Honda HR-V EX and higher trim level, Monroe and Warwick drivers will enjoy the added protection of the Honda Sensing® suite. This includes potentially life-saving driver-assist features like:

  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)

Explore the Honda HR-V Safety Features at

With all of HR-V safety ratings and features, you’re probably ready to experience a Honda HR-V for yourself. Contact Middletown Honda near Goshen to learn more about the HR-V safety ratings or to schedule a test drive. Check out our new vehicle specials and then give us a call. What are you waiting for? We’re here for you!


*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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