Honda HR-V Safety Features

Honda HR-V Safety Features


When shopping for a new SUV, safety is important. The safety features of the Honda HR-V include some of the most advanced technology of the day. This is great news for drivers across the Miami, Doral, and Hialeah, FL, area looking for a safer sport utility vehicle.

To help these drivers discover the HR-V top safety implementations, the folks here at Braman Honda have put together this Honda HR-V safety features review. Keep reading to learn more about them!


Honda HR-V Safety Features Overview

Automotive safety comes in various forms, and the 2020 Honda HR-V is filled with many of them. Here’s a quick overview of the types of safety features you’ll learn about through this article:

  • Active safety
  • Passive safety
  • Interior Safety features
  • Honda Sensing®

With these categories in mind, let’s dive deeper!


Honda HR-V Driving

2020 Honda HR-V Active Safety Features

There’s a total of seven active safety features in the Honda HR-V that come standard in every new model. The most impressive of them is the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control.

More Standard Active Safety Features:

  • Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Daytime Running Lights

The Multi-Angle Rearview Camera offers you a normal, top-down, and wide-angle view, so you can get a good look at what’s behind you when backing up. This makes it easier and safer to back out of your driveway or into a difficult parking spot. EX trim levels and higher receive an upgraded camera that features Dynamic Guidelines, which show you the steered path to help you gauge if any obstacles are in the way.

The Tire Pressure Monitoring System is a helpful tool that can actually improve traction and fuel efficiency by notifying you when one or more tires are low on air. Simply place air in the underinflated tire, and the system resets until pressure drops below the designated threshold again.


Honda HR-V Parked

Passive Safety Features

With nine standard passive safety features, the 2020 Honda HR-V is incredibly equipped to protect all your passengers. From little things like the driver’s and front passenger’s seatbelt reminder to the innovative SmartVent® front side airbags, there’s a lot of safety technology in the Honda HR-V.

In terms of airbags, you’ll find dual-stage and multiple-threshold front airbags, in addition to the SmartVent® airbags. These dual-stage airbags can inflate at different rates, depending on crash severity and other factors to limit injury. There are also side curtain airbags with rollover sensors to help create a protective bubble around the passenger compartment.

Helping to absorb impact energy and crash force is the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ body structure. Using a sophisticated network of structural components, the Honda HR-V is able to help optimize how crash energy is absorbed and transferred away from passengers.

Even more passive safety features include front 3-Point Seatbelts with Automatic Tensioning System, Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH), and child-proof rear door locks.


Honda HR-V Driving

The Confidence of Honda Sensing®

Most vehicles on the road today are equipped with their own set of safety features. However, not all of them are as intuitive and innovative as Honda Sensing®.

What is Honda Sensing®, exactly? It’s a suite of active safety features designed to provide guidance and peace of mind. Here’s what it entails:

  • Lane Keeping Assist System: Sometimes we may stray from our designated lane, especially when making longer trips. That’s where the Lane Keeping Assist System comes in. It can gently adjust steering to keep your vehicle centered.
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™: the 2020 HR-V can sense a potential collision and brake the vehicle. By doing so, it can lessen the severity of the impact or even avoid the accident altogether.
  • Road Departure Mitigation System: Road Departure Mitigation uses a camera to monitor road markings. If the Honda HR-V starts to depart from your lane, this advanced safety system will alert you and potentially take action to keep you between the lines on the road.
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow: A high-tech cruise control feature that maintains a set distance from the car ahead of you. It can adjust to the flow of traffic, so you don’t have to manually change your speed.

Honda HR-V Interior

Interior Safety Features

While keeping the passengers of a vehicle safer is crucial, there are more things inside a vehicle that should be protected.

Your belongings are important, too. Luckily, Honda has got you covered with an array of interior security options and accessories.

Protect your car from mud, dog hair, and other spills with available All-Season Floor Mats. These mats are specially designed to trap dirt, made of durable material, and can be easily cleaned with mild soap and water.

For groceries, sports equipment, or other loose items, why not add an optional cargo net? This net helps to keep items upright and securely in place with its elastic cord construction for a tight fit.

While we’re on the topic of cargo, Honda also offers an available Hard Cargo Cover. Featuring a soft matte feel and a black color to match your HR-V model’s lining, items will be hidden from view while also protected from harsh UV rays.


Explore the Safety Features of the 2020 Honda HR-V

We hope this review helped you learn more about the 2020 Honda HR-V safety features. As you can see, there’s certainly a lot to discover in this sporty SUV.

Now that you know how this SUV can help keep you, your loved ones, and your stuff safe and sound, it’s time to take a look at this vehicle up close! To do so, come visit us here at Braman Honda Miami.

While you’re here, feel free to explore our entire HR-V selection and have any questions answered by our sales team. You can even schedule a test drive around Miami, Doral, and Hialeah, Florida, to get a true feel for how the 2020 Honda HR-V drives.

From all of us here, we wish you many safe travels and hope to see you soon!


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