The most recent 2017 Honda CR-V is currently undergoing testing and we can expect this model on dealerships at the beginning of next year. This excellent model will come on the market refreshed and we can expect a lot of improvements compared to the current model. Just like the current model, and the next one will be an excellent choice if you are looking for an SUV with both, on and off road abilities. This is a very popular model, and according to Honda, they expect even more sales next year. For example, last year, this model was sold 345,647 times in the U.S territory. This model will be offered in LX, SE, EX, EX-L and Touring trims.
2017 Honda CR-V – Body and Interior Features:
The exterior design of the forthcoming 2017 Honda CR-V is good looking and we can expect some slight redesigns here. Compared to the current model, the recent one will have sportier look, especially at the front side. Here we can see modified front grille and elegantly designed headlights. The grille and the headlights will be connected and that looks very nice. We can expect some chrome details on the grille, as well as a Honda logo in the middle.
The headlights of this model will be powered by the next generation of LED technology and it will give the customers three-dimensional impression. Below the grille we can see revised front bumper that will provide a wider look as well as a much better stability. This bumper will be fitted with large air intakes as well as with nicely designed opening for LED powered fog lights. The profile side also looks very nice and here we can perceive beautifully designed aluminum wheels. Its size will be probably 16 inches with the base LX trim, while with the higher trims the size will be different. In the Touring trim, we can expect even 19 inches aluminum wheels.
The interior design of the upcoming 2017 Honda CR-V is very elegant and it is slightly improved compared to the current model. The comfort will be of course on the premium level thanks to the well shaped and leather covered seats. Also, there is going to be a lot of high tech features and standard interior features. Some of the standard interior features in the LX trim will include AM/FM/CD Audio System with four speakers, Bluetooth streaming audio, Audio Theft Deterrent, Integrated Roof Antenna, 4-Way Passenger Seat, Cruise Control, Manual Air Conditioning. In the higher trims SE, EX, EX-L, we can expect the addition of SiriusXM Audio System with seven speakers, 7″ display, voice recognition, HD digital traffic, 2 LCD Monitors In The Front, Heated Front Bucket Seats, Leatherette Door Trim Insert, and many others as well.
2017 Honda CR-V – Powertrain:
The 2017 Honda CR-V will be probably powered by the same engine as the current model. The word is about the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that is capable of delivering 185 hp and 181 lb-ft. of torque. The power from this engine will be routed to front wheels and the transmissions system will be CVT automatic transmission. According to EPA, the fuel consumption will be rated at 26/33 mpg city/hwy. This information is for the LX trim. The higher trim levels will probably have all wheel drive system and higher fuel consumption.
2017 Honda CR-V – Release Date and MSRP:
According to Honda, the release date of the newly 2017 Honda CR-V will be at the beginning of 2017, probably in the first three months. This model will have a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of around $24.000 for the LX trim. The starting price of the Touring trim will be around $35.000 while for the SE, EX, and EX-L trims you need to pay $27.000, $26.900 and $29.000.