Honda teasing new CR-V
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