What are the 2020 Honda CR-V Safety Ratings?

May 10th, 2020 by

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There are many things to love about reliable SUVs like the 2020 Honda CR-V from its stellar fuel economy to fully loaded interior, but one thing you’ll really appreciate on Cody roads is its top safety capabilities. This is due in large part the great 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings given out by some of the industry’s top automotive organizations. Learn more about the CR-V ratings as well as the slew of features you’ll have backing you up from the automotive professionals at Underriner Honda!

IIHS 2020 CR-V Ratings

First, the Honda CR-V was put through several front crash and side crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)*. It was also assessed in terms of Crash Avoidance Mitigation and specific features like headlights and child seat anchors were tested, where the Honda CR-V earned the following safety ratings:


  • 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*

NHTSA 2020 CR-V Ratings

The Honda CR-V was then properly assessed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration** (NHTSA) where it went through a front crash, side crash, and rollover crash test and earned the following ratings on a 5-star scale in the categories below:

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

Honda CR-V Safety Features and Honda Sensing®

Backing up the Honda CR-V safety ratings is a fully loaded interior that offers advanced safety systems that start on the Honda CR-V LX trim level to ensure you maintain a stable and secure performance on Laurel roads. Some of these standard features include Vehicle Stability Assist, Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and striking LED daytime running lights. If you opt for trim levels like the Honda CR-V EX trim or higher, you’ll also have the Honda Sensing® suite which offers even more driver-assist features for improved visibility and control. Honda Sensing® technologies include:

  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow 
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • 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

Find a Safe and Spacious Honda CR-V at Underriner Honda

After seeing the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings and learning more about its advanced safety systems, are you ready to experience a more protected ride on Red Lodge roads with a CR-V of your own? Explore the incredible capabilities you’ll have behind the wheel of this Honda SUV with the Honda CR-V towing capacity. Browse our online showroom, where you can find a new Honda CR-V for sale at a price and trim level that suits you best. Find other deals on Honda SUVs and explore your leasing options with a member of our finance team. Contact us today for more information on our Honda dealership near Lewistown!

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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.