2019 Honda CR-V Safety Rating

October 17th, 2019 by

Couple Loading Couch into 2019 Honda CR-V

An SUV should not only offer a reliable performance but also have dependable safety, and the 2019 Honda CR-V safety ratings indicate that this model is hitting all the right marks. The CR-V has earned praise from the industry’s top automotive and safety organizations, due in large part to the vehicle’s advanced safety design and systems. Learn more about the CR-V safety ratings with the helpful experts at Bob Boyte Honda today!

IIHS 2019 CR-V Ratings

Like all vehicles, the CR-V was assessed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and was graded in terms of Crashworthiness and Crash Avoidance Mitigation with “Good” being the best possible rating for categories such as Crashworthiness, Headlights, and Child Seat Anchors categories. After multiple tests, the base Honda CR-V LX was named a Top Safety Pick award for 2019 by the IIHS.* Here are it’s individual grades:


  • 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 2019 CR-V Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* rates vehicle safety out of a 5-star scale in four main categories. The 2019 Honda CR-V LX FWD option earned the following ratings:

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

Honda CR-V Standard Safety Features

Honda continues its dedication to efficiency and safety by ensuring the CR-V comes with the safety features drivers expect to keep them alert and protected on Madison and Ridgeland roads. These are just some of the incredible standard driver-assist features you can enjoy behind the wheel of the CR-V LX:

  • 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®

For added safety, drivers interested in the CR-V EX trim or higher can also take advantage of the Honda Sensing® suite of safety technology to keep you even more protected and focused on the road no matter if you’re around town or far from home. Some of the 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)
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Dynamic Guidelines

Stay Protected in a Honda CR-V from Bob Boyte Honda

Now that you know more about the Honda CR-V safety ratings, you can learn more about the Honda CR-V dimensions, CR-V AWD capabilities, CR-V maintenance schedule, and configurations when you make your way to Bob Boyte Honda and explore this SUV in person. If you want to see how it holds up against other models check out our Honda CR-V vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison. Be sure to check out our inventory of new and used CR-V models for sale to see what suits you best. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a test drive near Clinton!


*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