The 2017 Honda CR-V chief Leon Brannan confirmed the speculations surrounding the use of next-gen technology for new Honda CR-V. This new car will be bigger than its previous model. It is going to be a lot more spacious and will be able to accommodate seven passengers. A new feature of the all-wheel drive system is going to be present. This new honda crv 2017 is going to compete with the likes of Volvo XC60 and Land Rover Discovery Sport.
2017 Honda CR-V – Renovated Exterior and Interior Design
The 2017 Honda CR-V will borrow its interior designs from Honda HRV. The new Honda CR-V will be getting a new infotainment touch screen. The dashboard layout is also going to be tweaked to accommodate many secondary controls. Seats have been designed with high-quality leather upholstery. This new positions will make riders feel more comfortable and relaxed. Cabin space has been adjusted significantly and now it will be possible to accommodate seven adult passengers with ease. Changes in the exterior section will include redesigning of the front fascia significantly. Bumper design along with the grille setup will be sleeker than before. Headlamps will have LED support and will be sharper in design. Daytime lights, as well as defoggers, will be present in the new CR-V model. Cargo space will be sufficient enough to accommodate 7-8 kg mass. A few safety features like lane assist, parking assist, airbags and front collision prevention system have been rumored.
2017 Honda CR-V – Engine Specification and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Honda CR-V is going to have a great engine. There are also chances of having two powertrain choices in this new model. The base model will be either of 1.5-liter capacity or 1.6-liter capacity. According to the latest news, in the United States, this car will have a 1.8-liter engine which will be powered by four cylinders. Optimum horsepower of 141 horsepower will be generated along with sufficient torque output of 127 lb-ft. Much better than its competitors like Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 it will deliver 30 mpg on an average. If rumored are to be believed then the additional engine choice will be of 2.2-liter fuel capacity turbocharged and is going to be a diesel variant from European Type-R Civic. Fuel economy in this new 2017 honda crv will be comparatively higher than the previous models. Fuel consumption is going to be judicious to cope up with the increasing cost of petrol and diesel. Carbon dioxide emission rates will be checked so that it does not cause an excess of pollution.
2017 Honda CR-V – Expected Launch Date and Price Range
The 2017 Honda CR-V will be costlier than its forerunners. This might not come as a surprise to the fans because they should be already aware of the use of superior technologies and major renovations that had taken place in this new model. It is expected that base trim level model will be priced at $46,000 while the higher models will have a price tag of $69,000. No official updates have been providing on the release date of this new 2017 crv. Honda engineers are expected to display this car in future auto shows that will be held in 2016. Numerous speculations suggest that this new car will be launched in the market by the summer of 2017.