Honda teas­ing new CR-V

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The fifth gen­er­a­tion, com­pletely re­designed and reengi­neered 2018 CR-V ar­rives in July, with the model’s first ever tur­bocharged en­gine.

“The new Honda CR-V raises the bar in ev­ery way, de­liv­er­ing more style, per­for­mance, econ­omy, space, safety, con­nec­tiv­ity and pre­mium in­te­rior than ever be­fore,” said Na­dine Bell, Gen­eral Man­ager Mar­ket­ing, Honda New Zealand.

It will fea­ture a 1.5L, di­rect-in­jected and tur­bocharged in­line four-cylin­der power plant rated at 142kw of power with 243 Nm of torque mated to a CVT au­to­matic gear­box. All wheel drive mod­els fea­ture an up­graded Real Time AWD Sys­tem with a sig­nif­i­cant in­crease in max­i­mum rear wheel torque de­liv­ery and new elec­tronic con­trol. Stan­dard features in­clude a 7-inch touch­screen fea­tur­ing Ad­vanced Dis­play Au­dio with in-built Nav­i­ga­tion and com­pat­i­bil­ity with Ap­ple Carplay and An­droid Auto. It in­cludes Honda Sens­ing Ac­tive Safety Tech­nolo­gies with Col­li­sion Mit­i­ga­tion Brak­ing (CMBS) with For­ward Col­li­sion Warn­ing (FCW), Road De­par­ture Mit­i­ga­tion (RDM) with Lane De­par­ture Warn­ing (LDW), Adap­tive Cruise Con­trol (ACC) with Low Speed Fol­low (LSF), Lane Keep As­sist (LKAS) and Auto High/low Beam (HSS) Head­lights.

The new, CR-V range sees the ad­di­tion of 2WD and AWD high per­for­mance, mid-spec Tour­ing mod­els with the ad­di­tion of a new 2WD Sport seven seater to the lux­ury Sport range and the top spec AWD Sport fea­tur­ing the suite of Honda’s ac­tive safety Sens­ing Tech­nol­ogy

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