The 2019 Honda CR-V is an upcoming SUV from the Japanese manufacturer Honda. The CR-V plays an important role in Honda portfolio and it’s also one of the best selling cars for the Japanese manufacturer. The new SUV will compete with the like of Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, and Ford Escape. The 2019 CR-V 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. It is one of the important models for Honda and the new 2019 Honda CR-V is expected to get a lot of equipment lists and updates to the interior and exterior. Since the car faces a lot of competitions from its rivals like Ford and Toyota, the car is expected to be priced aggressively which indeed helps the Honda to gather more customers into its family. The engine of the car is also expected to get some minor tweaks and changes to balance the performance of the car.
2019 Honda CR-V – Exterior and Interior Design
The new 2019 Honda CR-V is expected to get an aggressive tweak and changes to the exterior as well as interior. The exterior of the car is expected to get a new redesigned grille, updated body cladding and new headlamps to match the SUV stance of the car. It also gets some cosmetic tweaks to achieve an aggressive SUV look.
The interior of the car is made up of wood and leather which provides a premium feel to the cabin. The car interior design has been slightly tweaked to achieve the rugged SUV interior looks. The center dash of the car gets a new touch-screen music system and the car can accommodate up to 5 passengers. Its cabin quality and fit and finish of the dash had been improved hugely compared to its previous models. Overall the new Honda CR-V had got one of the best head-turning exterior design and premium feeling interiors.
2019 Honda CR-V – Engine and Performance
The new 2019 Honda CR-V comes with two engine options. The first option is an inline 4 cylinders 2.4-liter engine producing 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. The second is an inline 4 cylinders 1.5-litre turbocharged engine producing 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque. These both engines are mated to a CVT automatic transmission and all the power is sent to the front wheel of the car.
The user can also opt for an all-wheel-drive version of the CR-V. The car can reach 0-60 mph in 7.6 seconds and it also weighs only 1500 lb which is fairly lightweight compared to its competitions. It even includes new active safety features such as automatic emergency braking and blind-spot monitoring. The stiffer chassis helps to control the body roll of the car while driving through the corner. Overall 2019 CR-V has decent performance and handling.
2019 Honda CR-V – Price and Release Date
The car is expected to be priced at $30,000 mark and one can expect the new Honda CR-V 2019 in showrooms in mid-2019.