Honda has recently decided to introduce a new generation of CR-V in the form of a compact crossover SUV, 2016 Honda CR-V. The redesigned SUV model will be slightly refreshed so as to keep the popular body design while improving the vehicle in terms of style, performance, and comfort.
2016 Honda CR-V Interior and Exterior
To meet the market demands, the exterior of the 2016 Honda CR-V will be modified. The body will look more muscular with the modern cut lines and sleeker features. The front will have updated bumper, bolder grille design, refreshed headlights to make it stand out from the previous models. The design of rear door is modified to keep it hidden from unwanted watchers. The car will feature 17-inch alloy wheels. Changes are also made to the interior of the 2016 Honda CR-V model. More comfortable and the softer fabric is used to furnish the interior to enhance passenger comfort. Honda’s Magic Seat arrangement is incorporated to enhance comfort and provide better space for storage. Some of the improved standard interior features include updated dashboard, 7 inch touch screen, rearview camera adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking system, forward collision warning, climate control, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, infotainment system and 8 cup holders. Safety features like airbags for all will be included.
2016 Honda CR-V Engine and Performance
Two petrol and a diesel engine will be offered for the new 2016 Honda CR-V. They all will have improved fuel economy. The first engine will be a 2-liter petrol engine capable of providing about 155 hp. It will offer a fuel consumption of 30 mpg on average. The other engine will be a powerful 2.4 liter i-VTEC engine with an output of 185 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. It will offer a fuel efficiency of 23 mpg in city and 32 mpg on highways. The diesel engine will feature turbocharged 3.3-liter unit with an output of 147 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. All of them will be paired with automatic five-speed transmission system. Buyers will get the option to choose from standard front wheel drive or all wheel drive for advanced trims.
2016 Honda CR-V Price and Release Date
Though, the price for the new model is not yet declared, it is expected to cost as much as the older models. Its base price will be somewhat above $23,000 and will depend on the engine type selected. 2016 Honda CR-V will be most likely released at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016.