Japanese Company has decided to redesign its top-selling crossover. We are talking about the new 2017 Honda CR-V which will bring many exciting changes.
Exterior and changes
2017 Honda CR-V represents the next generation model. Therefore, we can expect many improvements and upgrades. It is said that it the new Honda will grow in size, it will get premium touch and will be redesigned both inside and out. Like we have already mentioned, it will be larger than the current model, as to say, it will have longer wheelbase. Because of the increased size, it will seat seven and it will able to compete against its main rivals such as Hyundai Santa Fe, Mitsubishi Pajero and Toyota Fortuner. Speaking of the exterior design, it will look powerful, dominant and very attractive. The front end will look very handsome with redesigned grille, narrow LED headlamps and revised bumper. It should ride on new 16- or 18-inch wheels.
Interior and technology
Inside, 2017 Honda CR-V will be refreshed and will have more of a premium feel. The cabin will be able to welcome even seven passengers. The seats are comfortable and upholstered in high quality material. Interior is more spacious than before, providing more comfort for all the occupants. The dashboard will be revised and will feature a new touchscreen with infotainment system. As for the technology, we can expect to see many modern safety and infotainment features.
2017 Honda CR-V engine and performance
It is still not specified which engines are going to power the new 2017 Honda CR-V. Latest news says that it should be offered with several types of engines. The one is a 1.6-liter diesel engine. This one will be able to make around 118 horsepower. The second option could be a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with the output of 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque. This engine should be mated to a CVT transmission. The third option could be a 1.5-liter petrol engine which will be able to produce around 200 horses. Some sources claim that it will also be offered with a 2.0- or 2.4-liter VTEC petrol engine.
Release date and price
2017 Honda CR-V should hit the market sometime during 2017. When it comes to pricing, it should be around $25,000 for the base model and it will go up to $34,000 for higher trim levels.
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