What Are the 2022 Honda HR-V Safety Ratings?

April 19th, 2022 by
2022 Honda HR-V driving on a coastal highway

You’ve probably heard that Honda makes some of the safest new vehicles on the market today, but how can you be sure? All you need to do is look at the facts: 2022 Honda HR-V safety ratings from trusted auto safety experts like the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety AND National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both organizations conduct a comprehensive set of crash tests for new vehicles, and both awarded the 2022 HR-V with top scores. We’ve compiled the 2022 Honda HR-V safety ratings in the guide below, along with helpful details about key Honda safety technologies.



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

For the vast majority of Garland and Mesquite-area drivers, the two most-trusted sources for vehicle safety ratings are the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If you’re considering a new HR-V as your next family vehicle, then we’ve got great news: the overall Honda HR-V safety ratings from both of them are the highest possible. Here’s how it breaks down for all crash tests.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

The Honda HR-V safety ratings from the IIHS ought to give you plenty of confidence that this compact crossover can hold up in the event of a collision*! Here are the 2022 Honda HR-V safety ratings from the IIHS:


  • 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 NHTSA awards scores for its crash tests based on a 5-star scale. Once again, the high Honda HR-V safety ratings can help you to hit the road with confidence in Richardson:

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

Honda Safety Features & Advanced Driver-Assist Technology

The HR-V’s compact frame can stand up to impact thanks to an enhanced ACE™ body structure. And no matter how you configure your HR-V, a wide range of Honda Sensing® safety systems is seamlessly integrated with the HR-V interior and easy to access via the touchscreen and other controls. Key Honda Sensing® safety features include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS): Initiates braking if a collision with a straight-ahead vehicle is imminent or likely.
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM): Scans for road markings and alerts you if you’re leaving your lane or drifting into the shoulder.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): Maintains a preset following distance from the vehicle ahead.
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): Detects if you’re drifting from your lane and automatically adjusts steering to re-center the vehicle.
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR): Detects speed limit signs and sends alerts to the driver.

Drive Safe with a New Honda HR-V!

If you need a vehicle that does everything that can be done to protect your family, then look no further than a new Honda HR-V! We’re happy to help you start the car-buying process, answer any questions you may have about the Honda lineup, or help you to compare the HR-V vs. the CR-V SUVs. Visit us in Dallas today!


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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.