The Honda CR-V is a compact crossover manufactured by Honda. It uses the Honda Civic platform in an SUV body. The CR-V is Honda's mid-range utility vehicle, slotting between the smaller HR-V and the larger Pilot. Honda states "CR-V" stands for "Comfortable Runabout Vehicle" the expansion "Compact Recreational Vehicle" also appears in independent press republished by Honda. The CR-V Concept debuted at the Orange County International Auto Show in September 2011, the production 2012 CR-V debuted at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The CR-V went on sale in the U.S. on December 15, 2011. It is powered with a 2.4-liter i-VTEC inline-four engine puts out 185 hp and 163 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm along with an all-new Real-Time all-wheel-drive (AWD) with intelligent control system. All North American Honda CR-Vs come equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission.