As you make your way on Walla Walla and Tri-Cities roads and beyond, you not only want an SUV with ample power under the hood to keep you moving but also the latest safety features and design. That’s why it’s no wonder the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings are so strong and some of the automotive industry’s top safety organizations are giving this model high marks for its top of the line passenger security. Learn more about the 2020 CR-V ratings from the professionals at Walla Walla Valley Honda!
Institute for Highway Safety
One of the first organizations to test out the crash test capabilities of the 2020 CR-V was the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety* (IIHS) where the vehicle underwent thorough testing. These are the safety ratings the CR-V earned 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 next organization to have its own crash tests for the CR-V was the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration** where it awarded this Honde SUV with the following test ratings:
- Overall Rating: 5 Stars**
- Frontal Crash: 5 Stars**
- Side Crash: 5 Stars**
- Rollover: 4 Stars**
Honda CR-V Safety Features and Honda Sensing®
The CR-V didn’t just earn strong safety ratings due to its crash test performance and updated Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure. That’s why when you opt for the standard CR-V LX trim level you’ll have access to safety features such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control, Brake Assist, LED Daytime Running Lights, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines, as well as SmartVent® front side airbags. But that’s not all as the CR-V EX trim level or higher, also come with the Honda Sensing® suite which comes with even more driver assist feature at your fingertips such as:
- 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
Feel Secure With a New or Pre-Owned CR-V From Walla Walla Valley Honda
As you can see, the 2020 Honda CR-V safety ratings not only offer drivers peace of mind during their travels, but also ensure they have the best resources to make safe decisions behind the wheel. If you’re ready to experience the difference of a CR-V trim, make your way over to Walla Walla Valley Honda where you can learn more about this model, compare the CR-V LX vs. EX, and browse our inventory of new and pre-owned CR-V models for sale. Contact us today for more information on leasing or financing and don’t forget to schedule a test drive at our dealership near Dayton and Waitsburg!
*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.