2014 Honda CR-Z  RealSafeCars57Safety Rating

#97 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#166 of all 2014 vehicles

The CR-Z, part of Honda's lineup since 2011, is a small hatchback with seating up to 4. The CR-Z provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 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 2014 Honda CR-Z has a score of 57, implying a 0.072% chance of driver death (6.4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Honda CR-Z has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0717% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.1836%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0717% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.1836% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Honda CR-Z is 49% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 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 VelosterHyundai ElantraHonda CivicMazda 3MINI CountrymanMINI CooperVolkswagen GolfNissan JukeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Honda CR-Z with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 43 to 89. The 2014 Honda CR-Z is safer than the 2014 Honda Insight and less safe than the 2014 Hyundai Veloster, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra, the 2014 Honda Civic, the 2014 Mazda 3, the 2014 Subaru Impreza, the 2014 Ford Focus, the 2014 Nissan Juke, the 2014 Volkswagen Golf, the 2014 MINI Cooper, and the 2014 MINI Countryman.

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