The brand new Honda CRV 2016 is coming soon and it would be featured slightly different, face-lifted exterior, new more driver-oriented dashboard and better materials in the in interior. The new 2016 CRV will likely get the same engines as 2015 model, 1.6L, 2.0L and 2.4L petrol engines. The 1.6 produces 118 hp, and around 150 hp in the two liter version. The Honda CRV 2016 diesel engines changes a bit and would be represented by two versions: 1.6L (120 hp, 300 Nm) and an engine with the same capacity though different amount of power – 160 horsepower. Diesel versions would have a very promising fuel economy – about 47 miles per gallon.
2016 Honda CRV release date
Facelifted Honda CR-V would be available on sale approximately in late 2015 or in 2016 spring, and despite significant changes, pricing is expected to be nearly the same as 2015 model which costs around 24 000 US dollars depending on trim levels.
Release date: 2016
2016 Honda CRV price
The price of the car won’t differ much from 2015 edition, and will start at approximately $24,000 in standard trim.
2016 Honda CRV colors
There are also a significant change in 2016 Honda CRV – it features 10 new coloring schemes, including Alabaster Silver Metallic, Basque Red Pearl II, Copper sunset pearl and many others.
Honda CRV 2016 interior
The interior of the restyling 2016 CR-V features a better quality materials, comfortable seats and well thought-out ergonomics. There are also a new multimedia system Honda Connect features colorful 7-inch display with GPS, Bluetooth, USB and rear camera view. According to Honda representatives, it is 7% quitter inside, thanks to better noise and sound isolation materials. The trunk has capacity of 589 liters (20,8 cubic feet) and 1669 liters (58,9 cubic feet) with folded rear seats.
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2016 Honda CRV redesign
The rear look of the brand new CR-V is also changed. One of the most noted change is a LED rear lights and modified rear bumper with the different placement of fog lights and new luggage door design.
The dimensions of the brand-new SUV remains the same.
2016 Honda CRV changes and size
2016 Honda CR-V might be distinguish from the 2015 model easily because of new front view of SUV – there is a new headlights with modern LED daytime running lamps over the headlights which looks stunning, different grill with a slight touch of chrome, front bumper with a different design.
2016 Honda CR-V safety features
The body structure of the brand-new CR-V was modified to improve safety while crashing. It gives better results in Insurance Institute of Highway Safety small offset crashtest. As for electronic safety measures, there are plenty of them available: Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist System, City Brake Active System, Forward Collision Warning, Blind Spot Information, etc.
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2016 Honda CR-V Tech specs
Honda CR-V of 2016 model year features modernized front and rear suspension, new shock absorbers, wheel tread of front and rear wheels will increased in 0,5 inches. These changes are made for increasing the safety of driving and performance.
Fuel economy estimated by EPA is slightly improved (+3 miles per gallon in combined conditions). There are almost no changes under hood, the engine range is the same as 2015 model year CR-V and there is a variety of engine offers depending on market – European versions features mostly diesel engines – 1,6 liters 120 or 160 hp, but their availability in US market are unknown. As for petrol engine versions, mostly common in US – there are 1,6L (118 hp), 2.0L (150 hp) and 2.2L (output is unknown) versions, some sources also predict the availability of 2.4L engine version. Both engine choices features manual 6-speed or 9-speed automatic gearbox (СVT for Japan and US market), with AWD or FWD.
- Engine Type : In-line 4 cylinder
- Engine Size : 2356 cc
- Cylinders : 4
- Max. Torque : 181 lb ft @3900 rpm
- Max. Power : 185 hp @6400 rpm
- Pwr:Wgt Ratio : n/a
- Bore & Stroke : 87 x 99,1
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Honda CR-V brand history
The first generation of Honda CR-V made for North American market was presented in 1996 at Chicago Auto Show and it had only one trim level. The first gen was widely popular in US and was produced until 2002, replaced by the second generation of CR-V.
Because of outstanding popularity of the CR-V model, the third generation of SUV began to produce in East Liberty in Ohio in 2006. The current fourth generation became available to customers in late 2011 and is also producing in US. In 2014 was sold more than 330 000 copies of CR-V in US market.
2015 Honda CR-V was claimed the most affordable compact SUV by U.S. News. According to surveys, the popularity of CR-V is connected with high reliability and reasonable pricing.
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Photo of 2016 Honda CR-V
|2016 Honda CR-V|
|Engine type||DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection|
|Passenger volume||141.3 cu ft|
|Cargo volume||37.2 cu ft|
|Top speed||117 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: starting at $24,645|
|Competitors: Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape|