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2015 Honda CR-V

Small SUV
Crashworthiness
  • Small overlap front
    G
  • Moderate overlap front
    G
  • Side
    G
  • Roof strength
    G
  • Head restraints & seats
    G

Front crash prevention
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment

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Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
ease of use
M
1
Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
2
Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
3
Electronic stability control
4
Antilock brakes
5
Daytime running lights
Model year Front overlap SideRoof strengthHead restraints & seatsFront crash prevention
SmallModerate
2015
G
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
2014
M
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2013
M
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
Not available
2012
M
G
G
G
G
Crash avoidance rating
2011
G
G
M
G
Crash avoidance rating
2010
G
G
M
G
Crash avoidance rating
2009
G
G
M
G
Crash avoidance rating
2008
G
G
M
G
Crash avoidance rating
2007
G
G
M
G
Crash avoidance rating
2006
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2005
G
G
P
Crash avoidance rating
2004
G
M
Crash avoidance rating
2003
G
M
Crash avoidance rating
2002
G
M
Crash avoidance rating
2001
M
Crash avoidance rating
2000
M
Crash avoidance rating
1999
M
Crash avoidance rating
1998
M
Crash avoidance rating
1997
M
Crash avoidance rating

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Honda CR-V was redesigned for the 2012 model year. Beginning with 2015 models, changes were made to the front-end and occupant compartment structure and restraint system to improve occupant protection in small overlap frontal crashes.

Structure

The driver space was maintained well, with maximum intrusion of the lower interior of 13 cm at the parking brake pedal. Upper interior intrusion measured 4 cm at the upper hinge pillar and instrument panel.

Injury measures

Measures from the dummy indicate that injuries to the left lower leg would be possible in a crash of this severity. The risk of significant injuries to other body regions is low.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

The dummy’s movement was well controlled. The dummy’s head loaded the frontal airbag, which stayed in front of the dummy until rebound. The side curtain airbag deployed and had sufficient forward coverage to protect the head from contact with side structure and outside objects. The side torso airbag also deployed.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2015 Honda CR-V LX 4-door 4wd
Weight 3,473 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase103 in.
Length179 in.
Width72 in.
Engine2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings26 mpg city / 33 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDCEN1444
Lower occupant compartment
Lower hinge pillar max (cm)3
Footrest (cm)5
Left toepan (cm)3
Brake pedal (cm)4
Parking brake (cm)13
Rocker panel lateral average (cm)2
Upper occupant compartment
Steering column2
Upper hinge pillar max (cm)4
Upper dash (cm)4
Lower instrument panel (cm)4

Driver injury measures

Test IDCEN1444
Head
HIC-15137
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)1.3
Extension bending moment (Nm)17
Maximum Nij 0.30
Chest maximum compression (mm)22
Femur (kN)
Left0.1
Right0.1
Knee displacement (mm)
Left0
Right0
Knee-thigh-hip injury risk (%)
Left0
Right0
Maximum tibia index
Left0.87
Right0.59
Tibia axial force (kN)
Left2.3
Right1.4
Foot acceleration (g)
Left56
Right61

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G
Important: Frontal crash test ratings should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

The Honda CR-V was redesigned for the 2012 model year. Beginning with 2015 models, changes were made to the structure and restraint system. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of frontal crash test verification.

Injury measures

Measures taken from the head, neck, and chest indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. Forces on the right tibia indicate that injuries to the lower leg would be possible.

Restraints and dummy kinematics

Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain and side torso airbags deployed during the crash. After the dummy moved forward into the frontal airbag, it rebounded into the seat without its head coming close to any stiff structure that could cause injury.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2015 Honda CR-V EX 4-door 4wd
Weight 3,552 lbs.
Side airbagsfront and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase103 in.
Length179 in.
Width72 in.
Engine2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings26 mpg city / 33 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occcupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTF1408
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm)5
Left (cm)9
Center (cm)12
Right (cm)14
Brake pedal (cm)4
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm)0
Right (cm)0
Steering column movement
Upward (cm)0
Rearward (cm)4
A-pillar rearward movement (cm)0

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTF1408
Head
HIC-15310
Peak gs at hard contactno contact
Neck
Tension (kN)0.9
Extension bending moment (Nm)26
Maximum Nij 0.25
Chest maximum compression (mm)26
Legs
Femur force - left (kN)0.3
Femur force - right (kN)1.0
Knee displacement - left (mm)0
Knee displacement - right (mm)0
Maximum tibia index - left0.32
Maximum tibia index - right0.83
Tibia axial force - left (kN)1.4
Tibia axial force - right (kN)4.2
Foot acceleration (g)
Left72
Right105

Applies to 2015 models

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Side crash test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

The Honda CR-V was redesigned for the 2012 model year. Beginning with 2015 models, changes were made to the structure and restraint system. Side ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Honda as part of side crash test verification.

Injury measures

Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.

Head protection

Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Passenger — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof.

Tested vehicle specifications

Tested vehicle2015 Honda CR-V EX 4-door 4wd
Weight 3,552 lbs.
Side airbagsstandard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags
Wheelbase103 in.
Length179 in.
Width72 in.
Engine2.4 L 4-cylinder
EPA ratings26 mpg city / 33 mpg highway

How this test is conducted

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test IDVTS1412
B-pillar to longitudinal centerline of driver's seat (cm)
Negative numbers indicate the amount by which the crush stopped short of the seat centerline.
-14.5

Driver injury measures

Test IDVTS1412
Head HIC-15318
Neck
Tension (kN)1.1
Compression (kN)0.2
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)46
Lateral force (kN)1.4
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)35
Average deflection (mm)29
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)3.50
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.46
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)2.1
Acetabulum force (kN)1.4
Combined force (kN)3.4
Left femur
L-M force (kN)0.7
L-M moment (Nm)17
A-P moment (Nm) 101

Passenger injury measures

Test IDVTS1412
Head HIC-1594
Neck
Tension (kN)0.1
Compression (kN)0.7
Shoulder
Lateral deflection (mm)45
Lateral force (kN)1.4
Torso
Maximum deflection (mm)33
Average deflection (mm)26
Maximum deflection rate (m/s)4.05
Maximum viscous criterion (m/s)0.53
Pelvis
Iliac force (kN)0.6
Acetabulum force (kN)1.6
Combined force (kN)1.9
Left femur
L-M force (kN)1.0
L-M moment (Nm)24
A-P moment (Nm) 88

Applies to 2012-15 models

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight3,379 lbs
Peak force17,159 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio5.08
Tested vehicle
2012 Honda CR-V LX 4-door 4wd
Roof strength test ratings can be compared across vehicle categories.

In the test, the strength of the roof is determined by pushing a metal plate against one side of it at a slow but constant speed. The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. This graph shows how the ratio varied as the test of this vehicle progressed. The peak strength-to-weight ratio recorded at any time before the roof is crushed 5 inches is the key measurement of roof strength.

A good rating requires a strength-to-weight ratio of at least 4. In other words, the roof must withstand a force of at least 4 times the vehicle's weight before the plate crushes the roof by 5 inches. For an acceptable rating, the minimum required strength-to-weight ratio is 3.25. For a marginal rating, it is 2.5. Anything lower than that is poor.

How this test is conducted

Applies to 2012-15 models

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G
Important: Ratings for head restraints & seats should be compared only among vehicles of similar weight.

Seat type

Manual cloth seats

How this test is conducted

Seat typeManual cloth seats
Geometry
Backset (mm)28
Distance below top of head (mm)15
Seat design parameters
Pass/failPass
Max T1 acceleration (g)12.1
Head contact time (ms)58
Force rating1
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N)0
Max neck tension (N)402

Applies to 2015 models

System details

  • Optional Collision Mitigation Brake System

Package name

  • Optional Touring

Overall evaluation

Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment
5 points total

Forward collision warning

This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point

Low-speed autobrake

In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
2 points

High-speed autobrake

In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 21 mph.
2 points

How this rating is determined

Applies to 2015 models

How this rating is determined

Overall evaluation

M
Vehicle trimTouring
Seat type leather

This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor, a single lower anchor and the ability to borrow the second anchor from another position.

Note: When anchors are borrowed, they aren't available to use in their designated positions.

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Good
Acceptable
Marginal
Poor
Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
Tether anchor
Lower anchors
Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
No hardware available

Details by seating position

1
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
easy to maneuver around anchors
2
Tether anchor
hard-to-find location
no other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
1 dedicated anchor and 1 that can be borrowed from seat 3
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors
3
Tether anchor
easy-to-find location
other hardware could be confused for anchor
Lower anchors
too deep in seat
not too much force needed to attach
difficult to maneuver around anchors

Seat position 21

3
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)0-2
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)60
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)49
Tether anchor
LocationMiddle seatback
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 22

2
Lower anchor A
Lower latch is shared for this seat position
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)50
Tether anchor
LocationRoof
Confusing hardware presentNo
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

Seat position 23

1
Lower anchor A
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)55
Lower anchor B
Depth (cm)2-4
Force (lbs)0.0
Clearance angle (degrees)60
Tether anchor
LocationMiddle seatback
Confusing hardware presentYes
Has contrasting label
within 3 inches of tether anchor
No

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