The 2022 Honda HR-V Safety Ratings

June 3rd, 2022 by
2022 Honda HR-V Blue parked outside

Honda SUVs are built with intention, and part of that is knowing you can be as safe as possible on South Plainfield roads. VIP Honda dives into the specific safety ratings of the 2022 Honda HR-V to give drivers a better idea of how Honda Safety ranks among peers. Top safety experts have rewarded the Honda HR-V highly, and that has been well-earned. Explore the details of the 2022 Honda HR-V safety ratings with VIP Honda and some of the features that place it so highly. 

2022 Honda HR-V Safety Ratings from Top Auto Safety Experts 

There are two primary sources that Union drivers trust to provide information on the safety of their vehicles: the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2022 Honda HR-V has been given their highest safety ratings – yes, from both of them. Check out the details of how these institutions rate vehicles: 

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The IIHS rates a vehicle based on how the vehicle and it’s components function in the event of a collision. The Honda HR-V safety ratings provided by the IIHS are as follows: 

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

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs its crash tests and rates them on a five-star scale. Honda safety ratings for the Honda HR-V from the NHTSA are: 

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

Honda Safety: Honda HR-V Safety Features

The enhanced ACE™ body structure was designed to make the Honda HR-V durable and tough. This structural feature and the Honda HR-V safety features including the Honda Sensing® safety system mix to bring a high level of safety to your vehicle in Kenilworth. 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. 

Feel Secure on Kenilworth Roads with the 2022 Honda HR-V!

You can feel confident when you drive in North Plainfield with the Honda HR-V! When you’re ready to take your next SUV for a test ride, contact us at VIP Honda to schedule an appointment and experience the Honda HR-V safety features first-hand! 

 

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