What are the 2022 Honda CR-V Safety Ratings?

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The Honda name is synonymous with safety and reliability, and the 2022 Honda CR-V is no different! This family-friendly new SUV features a spacious cabin and excellent performance specs, but it also enjoys outstanding safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). You deserve peace of mind every time you take your SUV out on the Portland roads and the Honda CR-V safety rating more than delivers. Check out a selection from each organization’s safety ratings, as well as a bit of key information on the Honda CR-V safety features. Then head to our blog for more information about the Honda CR-V from Parker Johnstone's Wilsonville Honda, like its configurations and towing capacity!

IIHS 2022 CR-V Ratings

The IIHS* evaluates vehicles’ safety capabilities primarily in terms of Crash Avoidance and Crashworthiness, with sub-categories including Child Seat Anchors, Head Restraints, and Headlights. Overall, the 2022 Honda CR-V scored a place on the IIHS list of Top Safety Picks, one of its highest accolades. Here are the Honda CR-V safety ratings for each category:

Crash Avoidance & Mitigation

  • Front crash prevention vehicle-to-vehicle: Good*
  • Front crash prevention vehicle-to-pedestrian: Good*
  • Headlights: Good, Acceptable, or Marginal* depending on trim
  • Child seat anchors (LATCH) ease of use: Acceptable*


  • Small overlap front, driver and passenger side: Good*
  • Moderate overlap front: Good*
  • Side: Good*
  • Roof strength: Good*
  • Head restraints and seats: Good*

NHTSA 2022 CR-V Safety Ratings

While the IIHS evaluates vehicles on a scale of good-to-poor, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) uses a five-star system. Here’s how the Honda CR-V scored:

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

Honda CR-V Standard Safety Features

The Honda CR-V safety rating is made possible by a wide range of standard safety features designed to keep your Sherwood rides as smooth, safe, and convenient as possible. These features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Brake Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
  • Smart Vent® front side airbags

Honda CR-V drivers also enjoy the standard Honda Sensing® safety suite, a unique set of driver-assist features that include:

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

Discover the Honda CR-V in Wilsonville

There’s plenty more to love about the 2022 Honda CR-V, and Parker Johnstone's Wilsonville Honda is the perfect place to learn! Contact our office or stop by our dealership to learn more, with any questions about the Honda CR-V and its capabilities. You can also reach out to set up a test drive around West Linn if you want to see how the Honda CR-V handles on the road. And if you want to see how the Honda CR-V stacks up to its competition, check out our comparison to the Mazda CX-5.


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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.