2017 Honda CR-V  RealSafeCars76Safety Rating

#45 of 2017 SUVs

#99 of all 2017 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Honda CR-V
The CR-V, a mainstay of Honda's lineup since 1997, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Honda CR-V provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The CR-V provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. 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 2017 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 2017 Honda CR-V has a score of 76, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.041%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.7%.

We estimate that the 2017 Honda CR-V has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0479% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.4681%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0479% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.4681% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Honda CR-V is 0% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 Honda CR-V is 14% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 Honda CR-V offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9066Nissan RogueGMC TerrainMitsubishi OutlanderHyundai TucsonSubaru CrosstrekAcura ILXMazda CX-5Subaru ForesterJeep CherokeeHonda CR-VToyota RAV4V. Golf SportWagenComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Honda CR-V with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 66 to 90. The 2017 Honda CR-V is safer than the 2017 Nissan Rogue, the 2017 GMC Terrain, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander, and the 2017 Hyundai Tucson and less safe than the 2017 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen and the 2017 Toyota RAV4.

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