The 2019 Honda HR-V is a subcompact crossover SUV that is versatile, dynamic, and sophisticated inside and out. Its flexible interior can accommodate both passengers and cargo while its agile handling and available AWD make it a great option for all season driving. U.S. News and World Report says its “one of the best choices in the subcompact SUV class,” offering “the best combination of quality and value.” But it’s the HR-V’s safety features and technology that also make it one of the safest crossover options on the road.
The safety in the HR-V starts with the innovative body design. The Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure utilizes a complex network of frame structures to absorb crash energy and distribute it away from the occupants sitting inside the cabin. It also minimizes the amount of force transferred to the other vehicle involved, keeping everyone safer.
The HR-V includes an extensive list of passive safety features comprised of seat belts, airbags, locks, and more. These vital features may go on unnoticed at first glance but are there to keep you safe when you need them most.
Advanced Front Airbags
SmartVent Front Side Airbags
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Seatbelt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
The HR-V’s list of active safety features avoids safety risks in dangerous driving situations by ensuring the HR-V is always performing at its best, even amid inclement weather and slippery or loose road surfaces. These features help the HR-V maintain good tractive control with the road, come to a complete stop more quickly in an emergency braking situation, and ensures the HR-V is clearly visible to other drivers on the road with LED Daytime Running Lights.
Vehicles Stability Assist with Traction Control
Anti-Lock Braking System
Electronic Brake Distribution
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
LED Daytime Running Lights
Every model of the HR-V comes equipped with a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera that allows drivers to check their surroundings before reversing. And with guidelines as a standard accompanying feature, and dynamic guidelines on the upper trim levels, drivers can maneuver the HR-V in and out of tight spaces with ease. The camera includes three different angles, each offering an optimal view for different driving situations.
Normal View – Check for a clear path behind the HR-V before backing out.
Wide View – A wider angle allows drivers to see cars, pedestrians, or cyclists who may be approaching the rear.
Top-Down View – A top-down angle is especially helpful when parallel parking.
Starting with the EX model, the HR-V comes equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of driver-assistive technology. The package includes systems that warn, prevent, and mitigate incidents and impacts on the road and are designed to help drivers drive more safely on the road.
Forward Collision Warning
Lane Departure Warning
Collision Mitigation Braking System
Road Departure Mitigation System
Lane Keeping Assist System
Adaptive Cruise Control