Honda Automobiles: Bold and Sophisticated Styling and Turbo Engine Power Restate a All-New 2017 Honda CR-V as a Outright Benchmark Compact SUV

Posted on 13. Oct, 2016 by in Honda Canada

  • America’s Best-Selling SUV gains some-more absolute turbo engine charity class-leading fuel efficiency
  • Honda Sensingtechnology now customary on EX and aloft trims
  • New Display Audio featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • More reward interior boasts incomparable cabin with best-in-class back chair legroom and larger, some-more versatile load space

DETROIT – Honda has pulled a wraps off an all-new, fifth-generation CR-V, America’s best-selling SUV over a past 20 years. The totally redesigned and reengineered 2017 CR-V, going on sale this winter, boasts confidant new styling, a some-more reward interior, a model’s first-ever turbocharged engine and a horde of new facilities and technologies directed during progressing CR-V’s standing as a undisguised benchmark in a rarely renouned compress SUV segment. American automobile buyers have purchased scarcely 4 million CR-Vs given a U.S. launch in 1997.

“The new Honda CR-V raises a bar in each possible way, delivering some-more performance, space and reward calm together with aloft fuel economy ratings and value than ever before,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division. “Customers are going to adore what they see and what they knowledge behind a circle of this new CR-V.”

Bold and Sophisticated New Design
The new CR-V styling heads in a uninformed new instruction with an assertive attitude, interjection to frail and pointy front-end pattern elements, assertive stylized headlights surrounded by a wing-shaped LED DRL array on all trims, and wide, robust fenders. The prolonged hood, longer wheelbase, brief back overhang and twin exhausts give a new 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 Automatic Shutter Grille System that lowers aerodynamic drag, uprated aluminum amalgamate circle sizes to 17 or 18 inches on all trims and narrower A-pillars for softened visibility. Adding preference is a Honda-first accessible Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate, that allows opening and shutting a tailgate with a feet activated sensor underneath a back of a vehicle. Available Auto High Beam with High Beam Support (HSS) headlights, chrome garnishes, rain-sensing windshield wipers, roof rails and countless Genuine Honda Accessories also enhance beauty, preference and functionality.

New Powertrain and Chassis Technology
The 2017 CR-V in EX and aloft trims will underline CR-V’s initial ever turbocharged engine, a some-more absolute and fuel-efficient 1.5-liter DOHC, direct-injected and turbocharged in-line 4-cylinder powerplant rated during 190 horsepower (SAE net) and delivering impossibly polished and manageable opening opposite a engine’s full doing range. Combined with a CR-V’s some-more aerodynamic body, a new turbocharged powerplant will hoard a top EPA fuel economy ratings in a compress SUV class. CR-V LX trims will be powered by a 2.4-liter DOHC, direct-injected i-VTECÔ engine, and both engines will be corresponding to a well-spoken changeable and sporty invariably non-static delivery (CVT) with Honda G-Shift control logic. Detailed specifications, including EPA ratings, will be supposing closer to launch.

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 aloft altogether versatility. Its front MacPherson strut and 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 discerning 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, Spacious and Technologically Advanced Interior
The 2017 CR-V also raises a bar for interior refinement, focus and reward facilities in a compress SUV class. The some-more atmospheric cabin, with top-in-class interior space and a best back chair legroom in a class, facilities upgraded materials throughout, including a new soft-touch instrument row and some-more intricately stitched seats. A 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 CarPlay™ 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 and exhilarated front and back outboard seats.

Advanced Safety and Driver-Assistive Technology
The rested 2015 CR-V debuted a Honda Sensing apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, assisting it constraint a 2015 Motor Trend Sport Utility of a Year honors. The 2017 CR-V serve expands a focus of Honda Sensing as customary apparatus on EX and aloft trims, approaching to comment for upwards of 75 percent of CR-V sales. 

Honda Sensing includes Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and walking intuiting capability, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS). Additional new driver-assistive technologies embody a accessible Blind Spot Information (BSI), Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (CTM) and Auto High Beam (HSS) headlights.

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

The 2017 Honda 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 regulating domestic and globally sourced parts. Engines for a new CR-V will be made in Anna, Ohio and in Alliston, Ontario, with a CVT being constructed in Russells Point, Ohio. 

For More Information
Consumer information is accessible at automobiles.honda.com/future-cars/cr-v. To join a CR-V village on Facebook, revisit facebook.com/hondacrv. Additional media information including minute specs and facilities and high-resolution photography of a 2017 Honda CR-V is accessible during hondanews.com/channels/cr-v.

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