2012 Honda CR-V  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#35 of 2012 SUVs

#78 of all 2012 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Honda CR-V
The CR-V, part of Honda's lineup since 1997, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Honda CR-V has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The CR-V has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2012 Honda CR-V is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2012 Honda CR-V has a score of 75, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Honda CR-V has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0484% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.529%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0484% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.529% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Honda CR-V is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2012 Honda CR-V is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

7959Mazda 5Nissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderFord EscapeSubaru ForesterKia SportageHonda CR-VJeep CompassHyundai TucsonVolkswagen TiguanGMC TerrainToyota RAV4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Honda CR-V with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 79. The 2012 Honda CR-V is safer than the 2012 Mazda 5, the 2012 Nissan Rogue, the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2012 Ford Escape, and the 2012 Subaru Forester. It is about as safe as the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2012 Hyundai Tucson, the 2012 Jeep Compass, and the 2012 Kia Sportage.

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