The 2017 Honda CR-V is a new follow-up model of its previous version. Design and features of this Honda CRV 2017 have changed a lot over the years by coping with the needs and demands in the automobile market. This new SUV is all about utility, utmost comfort, great performance and fuel economy. This upcoming Honda CR-V will bring all the cool features that were present in the previous models, and it’s going to bring some new extra features with it.
2017 Honda CR-V – Best among its segment
This SUV has got a nice elegant look on its outer body, the doors are made wide for the ease of getting in and out of the vehicle. There a matching accent of theme in its front fascia, side windows, and rear window. Hood adjustment of this new 2017 Honda CR-V is a bit modified, headlight and taillights also have a new design. The cargo area is made vast and looks elongated from outside, this vast cargo can store almost anything with a measured size of 37.2 cubic feet. Another interesting feature is that this already big cargo can be doubled up by folding rear seats. In the rear portion, the taillights are extended up towards the tailgate giving a modern look, bumpers are bit modified, an aerial antenna can also be seen which is mounted on top of the tailgate indicator.
This vehicle of Honda is made to highlight utility and usability. Interior cabin is made ergonomic, spacious and comfortable. There’s ample room inside the interior cabin of this SUV. There are nifty self-folding seats in the back, seats in the front have power adjustment functions. A dual zone climate control is present for passenger convenience, seats are upholstered with fine quality leather, and a central touchscreen display is present. The quality of interior build and features will vary according to the different trim models. The higher trim models will have extra features like heated mirrors, auto-dimming mirrors, and excellent sound system.
2017 Honda CR-V – Drivetrain and Performance
A 1.5-liter i-VTEC turbocharged engine can be used for the base version model which will be able to give 200 HP. Another engine option is a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine. This 2.4 liter four cylinder engine will be able to crank out 185 horsepower with 181 pound-feet of torque. As far as engine is concerned, CVT will b offered, with either a front wheel drive or an all-wheel drive. This 2017 CR-V will have a great performance as needed for an SUV, by incorporating Honda’s new Earth Dream Technology in the engines, performance of this SUV will amaze fans and customers. Fuel economy of this new 2017 Honda CR-V with FWD configuration will be 26 mpg in city and 33 mpg on the highway. With AWD configuration, the mileage is going to be 25 mpg in city and 31 mpg in highway driving.
2017 Honda CR-V – Competitors, Price, and Release Date
Competitors of this 2017 Honda CRV are 2017 Subaru Forester, 2017 Ford Escape, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, and 2017 Jeep Cherokee. Basic version models will have their rice of $24,000, and higher trim models will cost $32,500. 2017 Honda CR-V will be released in late 2016 or early 2017.