Honda Motor of Argentina presented the fifth generation of the Honda CR-V, a benchmark in the C SUV segment. Produced in the United States and with a more elegant, sophisticated and comfortable presence, this new and long-awaited edition arrives to set trends, continue to evolve and reflect the spirit of the brand in terms of technology, safety and innovation.
With the premiere of his 1.5 hp 190 i-VTEC turbo engine and AWD traction, the New CR-V redefines the concept of urban and sporty SUV. It comes with a renewed exterior design, more daring and sophisticated than its predecessor. In addition, it has a more spacious and versatile interior, equipment at the level of new connectivity technologies. Based on an entirely new platform architecture, it aims for the highest levels of ride quality and refinement, ride comfort and a quiet cabin.
Its design has new optics with FULL LED technology in the shape of a wing. As main novelties, it includes the Honda's first Active Shutter Grille system, which closes when the engine does not require cooling. Also, add Hands Free Access Power TailgateHands-free access, electric tailgate that allows you to open and close by simply moving your foot under the rear of the vehicle, as well as larger diameter 18 ”wheels.
In turn, it incorporates the system Head-Up Display, which allows the driver to see the main indicators of the vehicle projected on a sheet towards the windshield, in order to keep his eyes on the road; as well as it also has the LaneWatch camera system that avoids having blind spots in the right side mirror.
Regarding the exterior design, despite being more compact, it stands out for its great width and the longer wheelbase, significantly benefiting the interior space, whose total volume increases by 50,9 liters compared to its predecessor.
The New CR-V raises the bar for interior refinement, utility and functionality, ensuring comfort and convenience for its occupants. With a more spacious interior, it has a new combination of materials and textures, including a renewed instrument panel and new TFT color screen; that improves aesthetics to a more elegant design. Additionally, it offers the latest in audio connectivity and performance with a new generation of advanced technology.
Major new comfort and convenience features include remote engine start, dual-zone climate controls, electric parking brake, rear USB charging ports, eight-way power-adjustable front driver's seat, and four-way power lumbar support positions.
Finally, in terms of safety, the new CR-V is equipped with 6 AIRBAGS, “ACE” bodywork, which protects the occupants of the vehicle at all times, has the Agile Handling Assist and VSA systems. Finally, there is the Driver Attention Monitor technology that qualifies the driver's handling and accordingly sends notifications of vibration and sound if he registers fatigue in driving.
Available from March at all official Honda dealers in Argentina in the colors Lunar Silver, Modern Steel, Diamond White, Obsidian Blue and Crystal Black, the New Honda CR-V is sold in the EXT AWD version at the price of 57.200 dollars.