New Honda CR-V received a turbocharged engineOctober 13, 2016
Honda introduced the CR-V crossover of the fifth generation. The public debut of the car for the US market will take place at the Auto Show in Los Angeles in November. Start of global sales crossover is scheduled for early next year.
The new Honda cr-v outwardly changed very much, but retained the general features and the silhouette of its predecessor. Introduced into service two decades ago, SUV CR-V is a key model in the line of the brand. In a very competitive segment of the popular compact SUVs it is a tough fight with the Toyota RAV4, Subaru Forester, Chevrolet Equinox and Ford Escape.
Under a modern car, crossover received LED-lighting equipment, as well as active grille shutters, the principle of which is identical to the flaps at the Maserati Levante.
New Honda CR-V became more than its predecessor: the crossover wheel base has increased by 41 mm, and the entire increment came in the rear sofa. By the assurance of Honda, legroom has increased by 53 millimeters. Cargo capacity increased by 56 liters to 1104 liters when the decomposed backside of the back row.
Japanese crossover in the United States will offer with two engines to choose from. In the basic version it is aspirated 2.4-liter capacity of 184 hp – This engine familiar from the previous generation CR-V. The more expensive version will be equipped with 1.5-liter supercharged unit, which is the new product got from the European Civic. This engine develops 190 horsepower. All versions of the CR-V for the US are equipped with stepless variator. In the basic version of the new front-wheel drive it was, but starting from the second level of equipment, the crossover is equipped with all-wheel drive transmission.
Interior of the Honda CR-V new generation has also undergone marked changes, and multimedia complex received a large 7-inch touchscreen with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The list of equipment contains collision avoidance system, tracking bandwidth and adaptive cruise control.
For fee new product can be ordered with remote engine start, dual-zone climate control, electric seats and the USB-port for the rear row passengers.
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The company is confident that the updated 2017 Honda CR-V has all the prerequisites to continue the successful course in the market.
“The new Honda CR-V raises the bar in all directions, providing higher performance, space, premium content, high rates of fuel consumption and savings cost, – said senior vice president and general manager of Honda Jeff Conrad. – Customers will receive unforgettable impressions and emotions behind the wheel of the new CR-V ».
Start of sales of the new SRV is scheduled for the first half of 2017, but this is true of America. In Europe, the new crossover Honda will present in March, and sales will begin no earlier than the second quarter of 2017.