How safe are the 2022 Honda HR-V and BR-V?

How safe are the 2022 Honda HR-V and BR-V?

KUALA LUMPUR: While buying a new car, many people give preference to appearance and performance and forget safety, which is also a very important aspect to consider. Well, to make us aware of the latter are automobile safety rating programs that test the vehicles from time to time and let us know how safe they are?


  • What is the safety rating of the 2022 Honda HR-V?

    The all-new 2022 Honda HR-V has recently received a five-star rating for a crash test by ASEAN NCAP with an overall score of 81.38.
  • What is the safety rating of the 2022 Honda BR-V?

    The upcoming next-gen Honda BR-V has also grabbed a 5-star ASEAN NCAP rating with an overall score of 77.02.
  • Today, we are going to discuss the safety ratings of the two popular Honda SUVs that have been recently crash tested by the ASEAN NCAP under the latest 2021-2025 standards. One is the all-new third-generation Honda HR-V that hit the local shores back in July; the other is the next-gen Honda BR-V, which is expected to debut soon in Malaysia. 

    Honda BR-V

    As expected, both SUVs passed the safety tests with flying colours and received 5-star ratings. Here, are the overall and category-wise scores -


    Honda HR-V

    Honda BR-V

    Overall Score



    Adult Occupant Protection 



    Child Occupant Protection



    Safety Assist



    Motorcyclist Safety



    Honda HR-V

    So what features make these SUVs safe? Speaking about the 2022 Honda HR-V first, the car comes equipped with six airbags, ABS with EBD and BA, stability control, agile handling assist, hill start assist, hill descent control, emergency stop signal, parking sensors, reverse camera, Honda LaneWatch and Honda Sensing driver assists (including adaptive cruise control with stop and go, autonomous emergency braking, lane centring assist, automatic high beam and lane keeping assist).

    Honda BR-V

    The 2022 Honda BR-V safety pack also comprises six airbags, ABS with EBD and BA, hill start assist, Honda’s LaneWatch blind spot mitigating cameras and Honda Sensing with systems like collision mitigation braking system, lane keeping assist, road departure mitigation lane departure warning, auto high-beam, adaptive cruise control and lead car departure notification system.

    The new HR-V is on offer in four variants in the country with a price ranging from RM 114,800 to RM 140,800, while, as mentioned above, the latest-gen BR-V is yet to hit the local roads.

    Also read: 2022 Honda HR-V RS: Detailed in pictures

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