Honda has been successful in delivering highly reliable vehicles, especially the Honda CR-V. It has been performing well since the time it was launched. The company is set to release the new model of 2017 Honda CR-V which is expected to perform well like its predecessors. The new model, of course, will feature considerable design changes when compared to its previous model. This time, the makers of the 2017 Honda CR-V have aimed at providing a large but economic SUV vehicle to the customers.
2017 Honda CR-V: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The new Honda’s model will be more elegant and aggressive in its look. The car is expected to be available in five trims, namely, EX-L, LX, EX, Touring, and Navi. All these trims will accommodate seven persons with more comfort. So, the car will be bigger in size than the previous model. The drive system will have an option of all-wheel. The headlights and mist lights will be made of high-quality materials and utilize the latest technology. The front grille will be modified to have an attractive look. The front fascia will have some desirable changes in the new model. The body structure of the car will be constructed of light materials and these results in significant reduction in weight. The fuel economy will, in turn, be better in the new 2017 Honda CR-V. The provision of fog lights will aid the drivers in the tough driving conditions. The tuned and refined roof will be a favorable feature for the buyers.
The interior of the new 2017 Honda CR-V will have many advanced features. These features have been designed to provide more comfort for the passengers and the driver. The cabin of the new model will be entirely modified with elegant looks and features. The infotainment system will have high-quality speakers and audio system, along with the touchscreen. The upholstery is expected to be of high-quality. The car seats will be very smooth and soft to make the passengers comfortable to travel. The instrumentation table will feature a 7-inch touchscreen which will be favorable for the buyers. The higher-end trim models are expected to feature better sound system. There could also be differences in the electronics, navigation, radio, side mirror, and power liftgate features in the higher trim models of 2017 Honda CR-V.
2017 Honda CR-V: Engine and Fuel Economy
The engine options will vary depending on the country. 2017 Honda CR-V is expected to take two forms, European and the United States. The European unit is expected to be a 1.6-liter engine with the diesel option. This engine is capable of transmitting power to the front wheels. The US unit is expected to be a turbocharged drivetrain, but it is not yet confirmed. The hybrid options may also be available. Some sources suggest that the main option will be a 1.5-liter turbo engine with 200 hp. This engine will provide better fuel-efficiency. Some rumors suggest that the 2017 models will have a 2.4-liter engine with two-speed overdrive CVT transmission. It can produce a 185 hp. The fuel economy of the new 2017 Honda CR-V is quite promising. The car can provide with 29 mpg in the city and 35 mpg in the highway roads.
2017 Honda CR-V: Release Date and Price
The 2017 Honda CR-V will be costing somewhere around $ 25 000 to $ 40 000, and the exact price will vary depending on the trim options. The car will hit the market in the mid or end of 2016. So, we have to wait and watch its performance on the ground.