The 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is an upcoming SUV from the Japanese manufacturer Honda. The CR-V Hybrid plays an essential role in Honda portfolio. It’s also one of the best selling cars for the Japanese manufacturer. The new Hybrid SUV will compete with the like of Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape and the CR-V also gets a Hybrid system. The 2019 CR-V Hybrid is expected to get a lot of features and updates to the interior as well as exterior, and they are as follows:
The Honda CR-V was first announced in the year 1997, and since its launch. There is a huge fan following base for this model. The new 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is exactly same as the current oil burner CR-V except for the new intelligent hybrid system present in the vehicle. It is one of the important models for Honda, and the new car is expected to get a lot of equipment lists and updates to the interior and exterior. Since the vehicle faces a lot of competitions from its rivals like Ford and Toyota, the hybrid options present in this car gives a massive advantage over its competitions. The engine of the vehicle is also expected to get some minor tweaks and changes to match the new hybrid system technology.
2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
The new 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid will be very similar to the standard Honda CR-V except for a Smart Hybrid batching in the rear of the vehicle. Apart from the batch, a user can’t notice any changes to the exterior. As well as interior it will be exactly same as the oil burner SUV. The new body cladding, headlamps, and some cosmetic tweaks provide a perfect SUV stance for this car.
The center dash of the car gets a new touch-screen music system, and the vehicle can accommodate up to 5 passengers. The interior of this new hybrid SUV is made up of wood and leather which provides a premium feel to the cabin, and the SUV interior has been designed to achieve the rugged SUV interior looks.The fit and finish and cabin quality of the hybrid SUV is very similar to that of the CR-V. Overall the exterior and interior of this hybrid vehicle are pretty good.
2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid – Engine and Performance
The engine setup of this new 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is entirely different from the regular CR-V. It uses a Honda’s dual-motor i-MMD setup which comes with a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter 4-cylinder Atkinson-cycle i-VTEC engine along with the main traction motor. This traction motor can drive front as well as rear wheels of the vehicle with or without the need of engine power.
There is also a small secondary motor which replaces the conventional starter and used to generate electricity and later on this electricity is used by the primary motor. This whole i-MMD setup produces 212 hp and comes with a 1.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The hybrid SUV gets the Honda’s Sensing suite safety tech as standard.
2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid – Price and Release Date
The car is expected to be priced at $30,000 mark. The new Honda CR-V Hybrid 2019 can expect in showrooms in mid-2019.