2016 Honda CR-Z  RealSafeCars57Safety Rating

#95 of 2016 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#165 of all 2016 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 2016 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 2016 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 2016 Honda CR-Z has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0721% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.2359%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0721% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.2359% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Honda CR-Z is 50% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2016 Honda CR-Z is 40% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9049Honda CR-ZHyundai VelosterHyundai ElantraHonda CivicMazda 3Mazda CX-3MINI CooperMINI CountrymanVolkswagen GolfNissan JukeFord FocusToyota Scion iMComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Honda CR-Z with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 49 to 90. The 2016 Honda CR-Z is less safe than the 2016 Hyundai Veloster, the 2016 Hyundai Elantra, the 2016 Honda Civic, the 2016 Mazda 3, the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the 2016 Toyota Scion iM, the 2016 Ford Focus, the 2016 Nissan Juke, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf, the 2016 MINI Countryman, and the 2016 MINI Cooper.

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