2018 Honda CR-V Safety Rating

October 22nd, 2018 by

Red 2018 Honda CR-V

If you are in Asheville looking for a reliable SUV, you can’t go wrong with a 2018 Honda CR-V. Explore Honda CR-V safety ratings and features at Apple Tree Honda to find out what the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have to say!

NHTSA 2018 CR-V Ratings

The NHTSA* rates vehicle safety in four main categories on a 5-star scale. Both the AWD and FWD drivetrains on the 2018 CR-V earned stellar marks from the NHTSA:

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

IIHS 2018 CR-V Ratings

The IIHS** grades vehicles in terms of Crashworthiness and Crash Avoidance Mitigation. “Good” is the highest possible rating for Crashworthiness, Headlights, and Child Seat Anchors categories. On that scale, the Honda CR-V has earned a Top Safety Pick award for 2018. Check out its individual categories today:

  • 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

Honda CR-V Safety Features

Honda has a long legacy of building reliable, safety-focused vehicles, and the new Honda CR-V is no exception. Below are just a few of the standard features that have earned the CR-V high safety ratings.

  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
  • Smart Vent® front side airbags

Honda Sensing®

Available starting on the CR-V EX trim, the comprehensive Honda Sensing® suite of safety technology and driver assistance features makes Hendersonville roads easier to maneuver. Honda Sensing® features 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)

More safety features that are available on upper Honda CR-V trim levels:

  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines

2018 Honda CR-V on city road at night

Get Peace of Mind with a CR-V

Learn more about the Honda CR-V or find out how about its comfortable interior at Apple Tree Honda near Johnson City.

*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.

**For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit https://www.iihs.org.

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