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.


More from Middletown Honda

  • 2022 Honda Civic Trim Levels

      The Honda Civic has been a go-to choice for sedan drivers in the Monroe area and continues to be a popular option, especially with the redesign for the 2022 model. The 2022 Honda Civic transformed into a sedan with a sleek outer design, extremely comfortable interior, and the best of both worlds when it…

  • Safety Tips For Driving In The Rain

    We are coming into the rainy season once again, just before winter hits. The weather begins to cool down and hurricane season comes to effect with the mix of the warm and cool weather. Any little bit of rain can affect driving conditions. Even just the lightest bit can coat the road just enough to…

  • We Want Your Car

    No matter the condition we will buy it. At Middletown Honda, we will take what you got. Head to our website, and click Used Cars to Value your Trade.   Figure out what your car’s value is, and get the upgrade you always wanted. We will take it off your hands. We want your car, all makes,…