2016 Honda HR-V  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#47 of 2016 SUVs

#128 of all 2016 vehicles


The HR-V, which Honda introduced in 2016, is a mini SUV with seating up to 5. The HR-V has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand 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 2016 Honda HR-V is somewhat 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 HR-V has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2016 Honda HR-V has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0535% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1105%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0535% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1105% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 Honda HR-V is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 Honda HR-V is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8657Hyundai VelosterKia SoulMazda CX-3Honda HR-VFIAT 500XFord FocusMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LVolkswagen GolfChevrolet TraxNissan JukeVolkswagen BeetleComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 Honda HR-V with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 86. The 2016 Honda HR-V is safer than the 2016 Hyundai Veloster and the 2016 Kia Soul and less safe than the 2016 Nissan Juke, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf, the 2016 FIAT 500L, and the 2016 MINI Countryman. It is about as safe as the 2016 Mazda CX-3, the 2016 FIAT 500X, and the 2016 Ford Focus.

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