Honda CR-V is a famous model of the company Honda back in 1995. It is a model with a long tradition that has always had a good tradition on the market. Model for the year 2016 is expected refreshments of the outside looks as well as interior. Potential buyers this time can expect richer characteristics of the basic model, as well as enriched functions on other trim levels. The conclusion is that the new 2016 Honda CR-V brings a lot, and that aspires to occupy a leading position in the category of SUV’s on the market.
2016 HONDA CR-V: EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
As already noted, the 2016 Honda CR-V brings refreshment of the outer design and interior fit. The new SUV will have a refreshed front and rear of the car, new wheels as well as a redesigned line of the body that will contribute to a more aggressive appearance. The changes of the 2016 CR-V will bring more modern and attractive look. Interior will get aesthetic and functional changes. The seats will be covered with high quality materials that ensures comfortable ride. The console, which occupies the central part will be redesigned, while in the central part of instrumental table now find a brand new touch screen size of 7 inches.
2016 Honda CR-V will be available in the following trim level: LX, EX-L, EX EX-L, Navi and Touring which is the most luxurious. Each trim level will be enriched in-functional terms, so potential customers this time can expect more options on each trim. The basic model will also get the expansion of standard functions. The most luxurious trim Touring model gets some new function such as: adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking system and lane keeping assist system as well as many others.
2016 HONDA CR-V: ENGINE AND FUEL ECONOMY
Under the hood of the new 2016 Honda CR-V will be found upgraded 2.4-liter DOHC iVTEC engine with four cylinders. This power unit is now able to deliver a power of 185 horsepower with 181 lb feet of torque. It is about an improved, more powerful version of the engine that drives the current CR-V model. However, this is not the end of the news. The new vehicle will in addition have a stronger engine and better fuel economy performance. The offer will include two operating modes: front-wheel drive as standard and four-wheel drive as optional feature. According to the results of EPA testing, data related to fuel economy when it comes to the model that has the drive to the front wheels are 27 mpg during city driving, 34 mpg while driving on the highway and 29 mpg during combined driving. Fuel economy for models with all-wheel drive is as follows: 26/33/28 mpg while driving in the city, on the highway and combined driving.
2016 Honda CR-V: Release Date, Price, Competitors
The release date of the new model, 2016 Honda CR-V, is still not known. According to unofficial information, the new 2016 Honda CR-V will see the light of day in the early months of year 2015. The price is not known yet, but depending of the trim level expected price range is from $ 23 500 to $ 33 000. The largest competitors of Honda’s new model will be: Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5 and Hyundai Santa Fe.