Although we called it "a special car" several times until this point, the CR-Z is as safe as many other vehicles out there. The truth is that no safety organization has tested it so far, but Honda tries to assure everybody that the hybrid is as safe as it can be.
As for the equipment it comes with, the CR-Z features active headrests, frontal airbags for both the driver and the front passenger, side airbags and side curtain airbags, plus seatbelt reminders, rear 3-point seatbelts, ISOFIX support for the rear "seats", ABS with EBD, EBA, VSA and EPS.
The car's dimensions, 4080x1740x1395mm (160x68.5x54.9 inches) might raise some concerns in the eventuality of an impact with a bigger vehicle but, after all, it's not a bomb on wheel as some people complain. It does have the fuel tank under the rear bench and a battery in the trunk, but this doesn't affect passenger safety at all... or so they say.Continue reading