2013 Honda CR-Z  RealSafeCars58Safety Rating

#101 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#168 of all 2013 vehicles


The CR-Z, part of Honda's lineup since 2011, is a small hatchback with seating up to 4. The CR-Z provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Honda CR-Z is very unsafe 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 2013 Honda CR-Z has a score of 58, implying a 0.071% chance of driver death (6.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Honda CR-Z has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0714% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.1534%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0714% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.1534% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Honda CR-Z is 49% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Honda CR-Z is 39% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8943Honda InsightHonda CR-ZHyundai VelosterNissan SentraHyundai ElantraHonda CivicMINI CountrymanVolkswagen GolfNissan JukeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaMINI CooperComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Honda CR-Z with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 89. The 2013 Honda CR-Z is safer than the 2013 Honda Insight and less safe than the 2013 Nissan Sentra, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra, the 2013 Honda Civic, the 2013 MINI Cooper, the 2013 Subaru Impreza, the 2013 Ford Focus, the 2013 Nissan Juke, the 2013 Volkswagen Golf, and the 2013 MINI Countryman.

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