When it comes to protecting its passengers, the Honda CR-V has received two of the industry’s top crash test ratings, earning a 5-Star Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration* and receiving a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.**
The following cutting-edge safety and driver-assist features are found in the CR-V:
Honda LaneWatch comes standard in the EX, EX-L, and Touring trims, employing a camera that is integrated into the passenger-side exterior mirror to give drivers a clear view of the adjacent lane. For tips on using this feature, see the accompanying video.
Multi-angle rearview camera gives drivers a clear view of what’s behind them as they operate in reverse.
SmartVent Front Side Airbags use speed and seat sensors to adjust deployment of the passenger airbags or shut them off completely, according to the size of the passenger sitting there.
Brake assist delivers added braking power in emergency braking situations, ensuring maximum braking force and helping to shorten the braking distance.
Collision mitigation braking system is available for the CR-V, applying full braking force when an impending collision is detected and the driver doesn’t respond quickly enough to warnings.
Adaptive cruise control automatically adjusts the speed between the CR-V and other vehicles, maintaining a safe following distance.
Driving has become about much more than just the utility of traveling from place to place; nowadays, motorists want to stay entertained and comfortable behind the wheel, and the CR-V delivers big when it comes to in-vehicle infotainment offerings.
Connectivity and audio features found in the CR-V include:
Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Bluetooth Streaming Audio, which allow drivers to access smartphone features safely and conveniently.
A 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen interface, which is offered standard in the EX, EX-L, and Touring models, provides convenient access to music, podcasts, and more. Standard features offered across the whole CR-V lineup that further enhance in-car entertainment include Pandora compatibility, MP3 and Windows Media Audio playback capability, up to two USB audio interfaces, a radio data system, and speed-sensitive volume control. SiriusXM Radio comes standard onboard the EX-L and Touring models.
HondaLink Next Generation, which comes standard in the EX, EX-L, and Touring models and provides application-based access to online content through four downloadable apps. This feature enables access to HondaLink Traffic, Aha content, 3D navigation, local weather reports, restaurant information, and more.
The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System, which is available in the EX-L model and comes standard in the Touring trim. This feature includes voice recognition, HD Radio, and Honda HD Digital Traffic.
Time to Get Behind the Wheel
Drivers can experience the outstanding 2016 Honda CR-V for themselves at any Detroit Honda Dealers location. Visit any of our affiliated dealerships or contact us today to learn more about the CR-V and take it for a test drive.
*Safety matters most, and the 2016 CR-V, Accord, Fit, Odyssey, HR-V and Pilot earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
**The 2016 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Pilot with Honda Sensing™, and the 2016 CR-V Touring have been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of their superior crash safety performance.