At first, Honda CRV was derived from Honda Civic. Now, it becomes one of the best Japanese compact SUVs. CRV comes with mid-range size where it is smaller than Honda HRV and larger than Honda Pilot. When the news about 2018 Honda CRV is spread, there are many predictions about this new SUV. Of course, the predictions focus on the possible changes and improvements. Even more, what makes this future CRV interesting is the hybrid model. If you are curious about it, you can pay attention to the following review.
2018 Honda CRV Exterior
Talking about 2018 Honda CRV redesign, this new SUV will have more upscale and sportier look. Besides that, it will come with larger and more aggressive front grille, longer hood and updated bumpers. The taillights will also be redesigned. With more aerodynamic and smooth ride, this new SUV will be one of the most favorite cars in the future. The wheelbase will also be bigger. Overall, the exterior design will be much more attractive.
2018 Honda CRV Interior
Moves to inside, 2018 Honda CRV interior will also be classier. With high quality materials, its interior will look very elegant and will feel very comfortable. Besides, there will also be 7 inch screen running an Android OS that comes with sat-nav, Android Vehicle and Apple CarPlay. Then, it will also be equipped with sound system. The safety features will also be improved. So, the interior will not only look luxurious, but also feel comfortable and fun because of the updated features.
2018 Honda CRV Specs
There will be some engines available for 2018 Honda CRV. The base LX trim will use 4-cylinder 2.4 liter engine with 185 horsepower & 180 pounds feet of torque. For EX, EX-L & Touring types, they will use turbocharged direct injected 4-cylinder 1.5 liter engine with 190 horsepower as well as 180 pounds feet of torque. All those engines will be mated to 6 speed manual transmissions. AWD will also be available for the top trim. There will also be European version that will use VTEC 1.5 liter petrol engine mated to 6 speed manual transmissions or CVT gearbox. However, here will not be diesel option for this version.
Finally, CRV will come in hybrid option. The engine that will be used is a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with 2.0 liter gasoline 4-cylineder engine and 2 electric motors. This hybrid engine will be able to deliver up to 215 horsepower. One more, it will also be available in Indian version with 1.6 liter i-DTEC diesel engine. It can produce up to 120 PS & 300 Nm of torque. Alternatively, it will have 2.4 liter i-VTEC petrol engine that can generate 175 PS & 225 Nm.
2018 Honda CRV Price
The prices will depend on the trims. LX trim will cost from 24,150 dollars. The base VTi model will be priced from 30,690 dollars, Vti-S 2WD will cost at 33,290 dollars and AWD will cost from 35,490 dollars. For upper trims, VTi-L with seven seats will cost 38,990 and VTi-LX will cost 44,290 dollars. 2018 Honda CRV will be released in January 2018 in Los Angeles Auto Show or in Detroit.