All New 2017 Honda CR-V - Evolutionary Design and Engineering
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All New 5th generation 2017 CR-V is in the market with its bold new styling, premium interior and a host of new features and technologies aimed at uplifting CR-V’s status as the leader in the highly popular compact SUV segment. The CR-V has already been known for it’s versatility and reliability. The New CR-V while maintaining the traits is better than before and will now have the highest levels of quality and driving refinement in its class with top class steering precision, ride comfort, body control and cabin quietness.
Looks are always subjective, but surely the CR-V heads in a new fresh direction with crisper and sharper front-end design elements such as new aggressively styled headlights surrounded by wing-shaped LED Daytime Running Light (DRL) array on all grades. The CR-V’s new windswept front-end appearance also includes signature Honda LED headlights. Wide muscular fenders with athletic wheel arches, longer wheelbase, and short rear overhang give the 2017 CR-V a more sophisticated and athletic presence. Perfectly straddling the line between bold design and modern sophistication, this is the perfect SUV for any lifestyle.
The New CR-V also features distinct LED taillights and options in wheel sizes of 17 inches and 18 inches that help it stand out whether sitting still or taking off. It also includes a Power Programmable Tailgate, which opens and closes at the push of a button with added tailgate height-adjustability feature which can be customized for drivers of all heights. Other notable standard features include power door mirrors, side mirror LED indicators, rear fog lights, headlight off timer, various chrome garnishes and auto rain sensing wipers.
New CR-V interior is familiar in terms of layout. But the new model raises the bar for interior refinement including exquisitely stitched seats, utility and innovative premium features. The spacious cabin, with amazing interior space and the best rear seat legroom in its class, features upgraded materials throughout, including a new soft-touch instrument panel and more intricately stitched seats. A color TFT driver information interface center meter display adds to the handsome new design aesthetic.
Instrument panel has a new interesting feature “Driver Attention Monitor” which detects tired driving behavior and the system suggests a break. This system operates at a speed above 40 Kmph.
With the Easy Fold-Down and 60/40 split rear seat design, the CR-V interior is incredibly versatile with room for five people and a substantial amount of cargo of various sizes due to the increased wheelbase. The interior is very comfortable, particularly the rear seat, and more upscale.
The CR-V offers the latest in vehicle connectivity and audio performance with a new generation of advanced technologies. The EX and Touring grades have a 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio interface.The 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio is compatible with Apple CarPlayTM and AndroidAutoTM platforms, giving customers seamless integration of key smartphone features and functions, including voice controlled search capabilities.
The Honda LANEWATCHTM feature uses a camera located in the passenger door mirror to display a clear image of the lanes and any vehicles that are in the lane on the 7-inch Display Audio screen. The Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with dynamic guidelines shows steering input direction, to ensure you park safely and quickly.
At the heart of 2017, CR-V is a 2.4-litre DOHC, Direct Injected i-VTEC engine that is mated to a smooth shifting continuously variable transmission (CVT) with Honda G-Shift control logic. The 2.4-liter engine generates 184 HP @ 6400rpm and a torque of 244 NM @ 3900rpm. The fuel consumption statistics of the CR-V are 15.5km/L for the DX and LX grades and 14.7km/L for the EX and Touring grades which are best in comparison to key competitors. However, GCC market does not get the 1.5L Turbo engine.
The all-new 2017 CR-V has attained the highest available collision safety ratings, including an NCAP 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
2017 Honda CRV is all set to be unbeatable in the Compact SUV market to meet all the needs of the consumer base, it has all the apt features and details to make it one of a kind. All the features indicate upon the competence of the product. A range of colors available in all grades that believed to be attractive to the premium customer, Honda has taken care of all the aspects of style, comfort, safety, and performance. Retail price is starting from AED 89,000 and goes upto AED 120,000 which surely is not bad for the Best Selling SUV in the world.