What are the 2020 Honda CR-V Safety Ratings?

December 31st, 2020 by
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If you’re in the market for an efficient and versatile SUV that can keep you and your family safe on Lubbock and Midland roads, then you’ll be impressed with the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings. The new CR-V was put to the test by the automotive industry’s top safety organizations like the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to see how this SUV can keep you safe on the road. See our breakdown of the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings as well as a look at its advanced features and driver-assist technology at Brown Honda of San Angelo! 

Honda CR-V Safety Ratings: IIHS 

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety* put the 2020 Honda CR-V through a series of crash tests where it was graded in terms of Crash Avoidance Mitigation, Crashworthiness, and other categories such as Headlights and Child Seat Anchors. See the Honda CR-V safety ratings from the IIHS* below: 

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention: Superior with optional equipment (highest possible rating)*
  • Headlights: Acceptable*
  • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Acceptable*


  • Small overlap front, driver and passenger side: Good*
  • Moderate overlap front: Good*
  • Side: Good*
  • Roof strength: Good*
  • Head restraints and seats: Good*

Honda CR-V Safety Ratings: NHTSA 

The new CR-V LX FWD was also assessed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration** across a 5-star scale in 4 distinct categories. Here are the Honda CR-V safety ratings presented by the NHTSA below:

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

Standout Honda CR-V Safety Features

What makes the Honda CR-V safety ratings stand out is the incredible range of standard safety features offered to Lubbock and Midland drivers on the Honda CR-V LX trim. If you opt for other trims such as the Honda CR-V EX or higher, you’ll also be backed by the Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assist technologies. Take a look at the standard Honda CR-V safety features, as well as what’s included in the Honda Sensing® suite below:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Brake Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
  • Smart Vent® front side airbags

Honda Sensing®

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow 
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines

Experience the Honda CR-V Safety Features at Brown Honda of San Angelo

After having a look at our overview of the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings and features, you can ensure you and your family stay protected in this Honda SUV wherever San Angelo roads take you. Bring home a new Honda CR-V for sale from Brown Honda of San Angelo, and see how you can save on your next Honda SUV or crossover with our selection of new vehicle specials and national offers. Speak with a member of our sales team who can answer your questions and get the car-buying process started. Contact us today for more information on the 2020 CR-V safety ratings, or visit our dealership right here in San Angelo!

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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.