Honda Civic Safety Ratings

August 5th, 2021 by
2021 Honda Civic


While the 2022 Honda Civic has been starting to roll out in Dover, the safety ratings aren’t in yet. However, we expect the new ratings to be very similar to the 2021 Honda Civic safety ratings. Even the used Honda Civic for sale has similar safety ratings to the new models. Check them out Learn more about how the Honda Civic is rated along with the Civic safety features today with Dover Honda!

NHTSA Safety Ratings

When you look at the Honda Civic safety ratings, the 2021 Honda Civic 4 Door FWD* has earned an overall 5-star rating from the NHTSA. View how this model rates in every category below:

  • Overall Front Star Rating: 5/5 stars
  • Front Driver Side Star Rating: 5/5 stars
  • Front Passenger Side Star Rating: 5/5 stars
  • Overall Side Star Rating: 5/5 stars
  • Rollover Star Rating: 5/5 stars

IIHS Safety Ratings

The IIHS** ranks the safety of vehicles in two major categories: Crashworthiness and Crash Avoidance Mitigation. For every category aside from Front Crash Prevention, the highest rating available is “Good.” With that in mind, the 2021 Honda Civic FWD** rankings are as follows:

  • Small Overlap Front – Driver Side: Good
  • Small Overlap Front – Passenger Side: Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front: Good
  • Side: Good
  • Roof Strength: Good
  • Head Restraints & Seats: Good

Honda Civic Safety Features & Driver Assist Technology

Part of the reason we expect the 2022 Honda Civic safety ratings to be similar to the 2021 Honda Civic safety ratings are the shared safety features. Both the 2021 and 2022 models are appointed with the following safety and driver assistance features:

Honda Civic: Standard Safety Features

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist

Honda Sensing®

Each model of the Honda Civic includes the Honda Sensing® safety suite which bundles multiple advanced safety features like:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

New Safety Features for 2022

For the 2022 model year, the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera is upgraded with Dynamic Guidelines.

Explore the Honda Civic for Sale at Dover Honda!

The new Honda Civic can be leased or bought today at our dealership near Stratham. Contact us to learn more about the new Honda Civic features, and schedule you test drive today near Saco! Still looking for more information? Check out how the 2022 Honda Civic compares to the 2022 Toyota Corolla


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*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit Model tested with standard side airbags.

**For more information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, visit