Honda Automobiles: 2017 Honda CR-V

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by in Honda Canada

The entirely redesigned and reengineered 2017 CR-V is a fifth era of Honda’s immensely renouned five-passenger compress SUV, a best-selling SUV in America for a past 20 years, with accumulative U.S. sales of scarcely 4 million units given a model’s introduction in 1997.

The 2017 CR-V boasts confidant and worldly new styling, a some-more spacious, versatile and premium-quality interior, a first-ever accessible turbocharged engine, and a horde of new facilities and technologies for softened connectivity, comfort and convenience. Based on an all-new height architecture, a new CR-V also targets a top levels of peculiarity and pushing excellence in a class, including top-in-class steering precision, float comfort, physique control and cabin quietness.

The 2017 CR-V expands a focus of a Honda SensingTM apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, now offering as customary apparatus on EX and aloft trims, and includes for a initial time on CR-V both Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF). Additional new accessible driver-assistive facilities embody Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, Blind Spot Information System (BSI), Auto High-Beam (AHB) and all-new Driver Attention Monitor.

Utilizing Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility EngineeringTM (ACETM) physique structure, a 2017 CR-V targets a top accessible collision reserve ratings, including an NCAP 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from a NHTSA and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a IIHS including a SUPERIOR rating for frontal pile-up impediment when versed with Honda Sensing.

New Exterior Design and Vehicle Packaging

The new CR-V styling heads in a uninformed new instruction with an assertive attitude, interjection to crisper and crook front-end pattern elements, assertive stylized headlights surrounded by a wing-shaped LED DRL array on all models, and wide, robust fenders. The prolonged hood, longer wheelbase, brief back overhang and new twin empty outlets give a 2017 CR-V a some-more worldly and jaunty presence.

The CR-V’s new windswept front finish coming includes signature Honda LED headlights (Touring trim), a Honda-first Active Shutter Grille complement that lowers aerodynamic drag, uprated aluminum amalgamate circle sizes to 17 or 18 inches on all trims, narrower A-pillars for softened visibility, and sporty twin exhaust. Adding preference is a Honda-first accessible Hands Free Access Power Tailgate, that allows opening and shutting a tailgate simply by kicking a feet to activate a sensor underneath a back of a vehicle.

The new extraneous pattern is complimented by a new CR-V platform’s best-in-class space-efficiency. Its wider position and longer wheelbase significantly advantage interior space – sum interior volume is adult 1.8 cubic feet, back chair legroom is increasing by 2.1 inches, and sum load length with a second-row seats folded prosaic is adult 9.8 inches contra a prior model. Converting from newcomer to load hauling is done easier than ever with a new one-motion dive-down 60/40 separate back seat, and accessible energy tailgate with hands-free operation.

New Powertrain and Chassis Technology

The 2017 CR-V in EX and aloft trims are powered by CR-V’s initial ever turbocharged engine, a 1.5-liter DOHC, Direct-Injected and turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder engine with twin Valve Timing Control (VTC), delivering particularly polished and manageable opening opposite a engine’s full doing range. Combined with a CR-V’s some-more aerodynamic body, models versed with a new turbocharged powerplant have a top EPA fuel economy ratings in a compress SUV category (non-hybrid). CR-V LX trims are powered by a 2.4-liter DOHC direct-injected i-VTEC engine with Variable Timing Control (VTC). Both engines are corresponding to a well-spoken changeable and sporty invariably non-static smoothness (CVT) with Honda G-Shift control logic.

All-wheel-drive models underline an upgraded Real Time AWD complement with a poignant boost in limit rear-wheel torque smoothness and new electronic control permitting stepless control in bland pushing conditions and serve softened all-weather certainty and control.  The all-new physique and framework pattern in a 2017 CR-V provides some-more flexible and assured handling, larger refinement, additional belligerent clearway and higher altogether versatility. Its front MacPherson strut and new back multi-link cessation implement specifically tuned low-friction dampers, with both FWD and AWD models including tubular front and plain back stabilizer bars that foster manageable turn-in and agree cornering. Dual-pinion, non-static ratio Electric Power Steering (EPS) also contributes to a CR-V’s approach and gratifying steering feel.

More Premium and Technologically Advanced Interior

The 2017 CR-V also raises a bar for interior refinement, application and reward facilities in a compress SUV class. The some-more atmospheric cabin facilities almost upgraded materials throughout, including a new soft-touch instrument row and some-more intricately stitched seats. A new tone TFT motorist information interface (DII) core scale arrangement adds to a large new pattern aesthetic.

The CR-V offers a latest in-vehicle connectivity and audio opening with a new era of modernized technologies. Available facilities embody a 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio interface with Android doing complement that now facilities a earthy volume doorknob as good as an accessible new Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ grown in team-work with a experts during Garmin®. The CR-V ‘s Display Audio complement is concordant with a Apple CarPlayTM and Android Auto™ platforms, giving business seamless formation of pivotal smartphone facilities and functions, including smartphone-powered GPS navigation and voice-controlled hunt capabilities.

Some of a pivotal new comfort and preference facilities accessible on a 2017 Honda CR-V embody remote engine start, dual-zone meridian controls, exhilarated side mirrors, an Electric Parking Brake (EPB), back USB charging ports, front newcomer chair with 4-way energy composition and driver’s chair with 8-way energy composition and 4-way energy lumbar support.

Design, Development and Manufacturing

Combining an American extraneous pattern offer with a Japan-led interior design, a 2017 Honda CR-V was designed and grown by Honda RD Co., Ltd. in Japan.  The new CR-V will be constructed during 3 plants in North America – in East Liberty, Ohio; Alliston, Ontario, Canada; and, for a initial time, in Greensburg Indiana. Engines for a new CR-V will be made in Anna, Ohio and in Alliston, Ontario, while a CVT will be constructed by Honda in Russells Point, Ohio. 

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