Honda will present the compact CR-V crossover in LA autoshow 2016

Honda will present the compact CR-V crossover in LA autoshow 2016

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The Japanese Honda brand presented the North American version of the updated compact CR-V crossover in Detroit. To the general public the model will be shown on November 14 on the Los Angeles Auto Show 2016.

The main improvement in motor scale became 1,5-liter four-cylinder turbine motor from the Civic model. On the crossover the engine develops 190 hp and 243 Nm – on 16 hp and 23 Nm it is more than on the sedan. At the same time the maximum torque is available in the narrow range from 2 to 5 thousand revolutions per minute whereas at Civic this range makes from 1700 to 5500 revolutions per minute.

Honda updated the compact CR-V crossover

The new engine will be located on all versions of model, except for basic by LX. It will continue to be equipped with 2,4-liter “air-breather” with kickback of 186 hp (the maximum torque in 244 Nm is available from 3900 revolutions per minute).

Irrespective of choice of the power plant, a variator will become a basic transmission for the Honda CR-V. The forward control is provided in standard equipment for model, whereas the all-wheel drive is offered for surcharge.

Renovating developed into considerable changes in a passenger compartment. From new materials of finishing and the increased space for passengers (the place around legs of rear passengers became 5 centimeters more) to expanded hardware. A part of options was borrowed from the Civic model of new generation. Among them – the seven-inch touch display in the center of the control panel supplied with a physical adjuster of loudness.

Honda updated the compact CR-V crossover

The system of emergency braking, function of the danger warning of head-on collision with automatic recognition of pedestrians, systems of mitigation of the consequences of a departure after the journey and warnings of traverse of the line of a marking, an adaptive cruise control and the assistant to maintenance of a lane of the movement are responsible for safety.

Sales of the Honda CR-V will start in the winter. The prices of a novelty will be announced in the next months.