1997 Honda CR-V

small SUV / 4-door SUV


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front: original test


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Moderate overlap front: original test

Rating applies to 1997-2001 models

Tested vehicle: 1998 Honda CR-V LX 4-door 4wd util.

The Honda CR-V was introduced in the 1997 model year.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Dummy movement was reasonably well controlled. Steering wheel movement contributed to the dummy's head bottoming out the airbag and hitting the steering wheel. During rebound from the airbag, the dummy moved toward the driver door, and its head hit the B-pillar.

Action shot taken during the frontal offset crash test.

The driver space was maintained reasonably well.

White paint behind the dummy's head indicates where it hit the head restraint and B-pillar after rebounding from the airbag.

Red and white paint on the knee bolster indicates where the dummy's knee and shin hit hard enough to cause injury in a real crash.

Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID CF98017
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 15
Left (cm) 24
Center (cm) 19
Right (cm) 13
Brake pedal (cm) 27
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 8
Right (cm) 14
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 9
Rearward (cm) 8
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 7

Driver injury measures

Test ID CF98017
HIC-15 589
Peak gs at hard contact 89
Tension (kN) 2.3
Extension bending moment (Nm) 32
Maximum Nij 0.58
Chest maximum compression (mm) 43
Femur force - left (kN) 3.9
Femur force - right (kN) 2.6
Knee displacement - left (mm) 19
Knee displacement - right (mm) 7
Maximum tibia index - left 1.50
Maximum tibia index - right 0.44
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 0.8
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 1.1
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 108
Right 82

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

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