2009 Honda CR-V Safety

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Editors at can pull up lists of likes and dislikes about the 2009 Honda CR-V—but when it comes to safety, there's no getting around the fact that the CR-V has all its bases covered.

The 2009 CRV receives the highest rating ("good") from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Honda 2009 CR-V scores top marks (five out of five stars) in front- and side-impact crash tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and four out of five on rollover resistance tests.

The 2009 Honda CR-V leaves no stone unturned when it comes to safety.

Edmunds reports, "All major safety features are standard on the 2009 Honda CR-V, including antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags." ConsumerGuide also lists "traction control and an antiskid system."

MotherProof notes that in the 2009 Honda CR-V, "the seating position is high—not too high, but just high enough to offer a new perspective on the road ahead." This means that visibility is not much of a problem. Kelley Blue Book explains that "visibility is good in all directions, even to the rear." MotherProof also says "thanks to the rearview camera, I had a pretty good view of the road behind, as well. I liked it—a lot."

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