4th Gen (facelift) (2012 to 2018)

  • Status Discontinued
  • Class Compact Crossover SUV
  • Layout Front-Engine, FWD
    Front-Engine, 4WD
  • Style 5-door SUV
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.

5th Gen (facelift) (2018 to Onwards)

  • Status Current
  • Class Compact Crossover SUV
  • Layout Front-Engine, FWD
    Front-Engine, 4WD
  • Style 5-door SUV
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 "Honda Sensing" package, which includes features like Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow, Collision Mitigation Braking and Lane Keeping Assist, are standard on EX and above trims; the package was formerly reserved to the Touring trim prior to the 5th gen release. New safety features include Blind Spot Information with Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, replacing the LaneWatch system from the previous generation CR-V, and Auto High Beam headlights. LED daytime-running lights, 18" Alloy Wheels, and electronic parking brake with a new auto-hold feature, are now standard on EX and up trim levels. Additional, new features include a power lift-gate, active grille shutter system to reduce aerodynamic drag, Android Auto/Apple CarPlay on an updated 7-inch touch screen display with volume knob, 7-inch TFT instrument display and LED headlights.
 
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