What are the 2021 Honda CR-V Safety Ratings?

May 28th, 2021 by

2021 Honda CR-V

Omaha drivers shopping for a family-friendly SUV that ensures peace of mind are sure to appreciate the new 2021 Honda CR-V safety ratings. Earning high marks from the automotive industry’s top safety organizations, alongside modern safety and driver-assist features, this Honda SUV is a trusted part of your commute. Learn more about the new 2021 Honda CR-V safety ratings, then stop by and explore your favorite options among our inventory at Honda of Lincoln!

IIHS 2021 CR-V Ratings

The Honda CR-V was put to the test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety* through various categories such as Crash Avoidance Mitigation and Crashworthiness, Headlights and Child Seat Anchors, and more. It was awarded a Top Safety Pick* from the IIHS when properly equipped with the correct safety features and accessories. Take a look at the impressive 2021 Honda CR-V safety ratings from the IIHS below:

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 2021 CR-V Safety Ratings

Next up, the Honda CR-V LX FWD configuration was also assessed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.** It was put through another series of crash tests across a 5-star scale in 4 distinct categories. Here are the Honda CR-V safety ratings from the NHTSA:

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

Honda CR-V Safety and Driver-Assist Features

Contributing to the reliability of the Honda CR-V safety ratings is the model’s stellar offering of advanced safety features for your Bellevue travels. Every new CR-V comes with a great set of standard safety systems, along with the accessible Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assist technology, which delivers better control and visibility in any condition. Preview the incredible selection of Honda CR-V safety features you’ll have at your fingertips:

Standard Honda CR-V Safety Features 

  • 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 Sensing® Safety Suite

  • 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

Test the Honda CR-V Safety Features at Honda of Lincoln

After taking a look at the 2021 Honda CR-V safety ratings, are you ready to get behind the wheel of your very own Honda SUV on Gretna roads? Lease or finance a new Honda CR-V for sale from Honda of Lincoln, and discover how you can save on your favorite configuration when you browse our new vehicle specials and national incentives. Get started right at home with our online financing application. Contact us today for more information and to schedule a test drive right here in Lincoln!