2023 Honda CR-V Safety and Reliability

Honda CR-V Reliability Rating

2023 CR-V Safety

While the NHTSA hasn't subjected the CR-V to crash testing, the IIHS has put the crossover through its paces. Safety reviews for the Honda CR-V from the authority are favorable, with all Good scores and a Top Safety Pick+award for 2023.

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.

2023 CR-V Key Safety Features

Each Honda CR-V comes standard with the Honda Sensing suite, which includes collision mitigation braking, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, lane keeping assist, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, traffic jam assist, blind spot information with cross-traffic monitor, and traffic sign recognition. The top two trims get front and rear parking sensors.

Basics such as ABS brakes, traction and stability control, and tire-pressure monitoring are standard, along with a multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines. Ten airbags are standard, including driver and front passenger knee and side curtain airbags.

Honda CR-V TrimsLXEXHybrid SportEX-LHybrid Sport Touring
Back-Up CameraSSSSS
Cross-Traffic AlertN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Rear Parking AidN/AN/AN/ASN/A
Blind Spot MonitorN/ASSSS
Lane Departure WarningSSSSS
Lane Keeping AssistSSSSS
Night VisionN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorSSSSS
Brake AssistSSSSS
Stability ControlSSSSS
Traction ControlSSSSS

2023 CR-V Reliability

The new-gen Honda CR-V was recall-free at the time of writing. The 2022 model had two recalls to mention, and these pertained only to hybrid models where a driveshaft failure and faulty seatbelt retractor were problematic.

Honda will cover the CR-V with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, a three-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty, and a five-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty. Hybrid models get eight years or 100,00 miles of coverage.


  • Basic:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain:
    5 Years \ 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion:
    5 Years \ Unlimited Miles
  • Roadside Assistance:
    3 Years \ 36,000 Miles


Is the 2023 CR-V a safe car?

Despite not having an official safety rating, the CR-V family has traditionally scored well in safety evaluations and crash tests.

Is the 2023 Honda CR-V reliable?

The 2023 CR-V is still new, so there isn't a J.D. Power rating just yet. No recalls were listed for 2023 models at the time of this review, and 2022 Honda CR-Vs had just two recalls pertaining to the hybrid models.

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