2022 Honda HR-V Safety Ratings

February 18th, 2022 by
2022 Honda HR-V driving on a coastal highway


Whether you often commute alone or with your growing family around Tinton Falls, you will want an SUV that is reliable and can keep you and your passengers safe at all times. Honda SUVs are often praised for offering life-changing advanced safety technology, but what about the new Honda HR-V? The 2022 Honda HR-V safety rating will reflect that they’ve earned high honors from top safety experts for the second year in a row! Learn more about the HR-V safety ratings below with DCH Kay Honda.

HR-V Safety Ratings from Top Auto Safety Experts 

Whether you’re researching Honda safety ratings or ratings of another make, you will look to the two trusted sources, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Both sources have awarded the 2022 Honda HR-V their highest safety ratings. Look at the specific details regarding the HR-V safety rating below: 

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The 2022 Honda HR-V safety ratings received from the Highway Safety (IIHS) show how the SUV and its components hold up in the event of a collision*. The following are the HR-V safety ratings provided by 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 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) performs crash tests and rates on a five-star scale. Their Honda safety ratings for this SUV are: 

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

Noteworthy Honda Safety Features

In addition to the upgraded ACE™ body structure that builds a durable and tough SUV, the 2022 Honda HR-V safety features through the Honda Sensing® system provide this high level of safety and peace of mind for your Freehold commutes. Here are some features that help with the Honda safety of this SUV: 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS): Initiates car brakes if a collision with a straight-ahead vehicle seems likely. 
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM): Stay in your lane with this small camera that detects road markings and alerts you if you’re veering off course.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): Maintain a preset following distance. 
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS): Detects if you’re drifting from your lane and automatically adjusts your steering back to the center. 
  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR): Uses a camera to detect and alert you to speed limit signs. 

Drive Safely Around Red Bank with a New HR-V

With extra confidence on the roads, you can fully immerse yourself in the plush cabin and in the highlights of the configuration you’re thinking of opting for! Contact us for a test drive near Eatontown today.

*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.


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