The Honda CR-V is among the most popular vehicles on the road. It is redefined, practical, and intricately designed. The CR-V is equipped with advanced features and technologies that one would expect in a modern SUV. In this blog, we will be discussing what the newly revamped lineup of Honda CR-V brings to the table.
In terms of the exterior, there are not many distinguished changes to compare between the 2019 and 2020 model. You can see a slight difference in the front and rear bumper. On the whole, the company has kept the look simple and minimalistic.
The chrome of 2020 lineup is lighter, and the front has a cleaner and less adorned appearance. 19-inch wheels on the Touring trims certainly add a more elegant appeal.
Honda CR-V has truly excelled with regard to comfort and quality. It is designed to comfortably accommodate five adults while leaving adequate cargo space. The EX and upper trims feature 12-power adjustable front seats and provide an unfettered and cleaner view. High seating positions, tall ride heights, and a lower placed dashboard further add to the driving experience.
Additionally, LX and EX trim feature hard-wearing cloth, and the EX-L and Touring models come with leather material seats. Spacious cupholders and a deep center console are integrated into all the trims. The rear passengers get adequate legroom of more than 40-inches. There is a cargo space of 39.2 cubic feet, whereas if you fold the rear seats, you can expand the space up to 75.8 cubic feet.
Engine and Performance
Honda has integrated a 1.5-liter engine that produces 190 horsepower as standard. It comes with continuously automatic transmission (CVTs). Moreover, the lineup also comes with strong brakes, smooth steering, and refined drive. Drivers will be getting composed and compliant rides in both long and short commutes.
Additionally, the 2020 Honda CR-V offers a responsive brake pedal, rendering a powerful stop in any emergency situation. The hybrid model of the lineup is equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine along with two electric motors. The engine is capable of generating up to 212 horsepower. It’s also among the most fuel-efficient compact crossovers, making it extra competitive in the market.
The LX trims come to a standard infotainment system featuring a 5.0 color radio display. However, the rest of the trims come with a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It also offers compatibility with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and SiriusXM satellite radio. Additionally, you get navigation and a nine-speaker audio system as options. Honda has also brought back its rotary volume knob.
The company has ensured the optimum safety of its customers in the 2020 CR-V lineup. It comes with standard safety features throughout its trims, including automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, pedestrian detection, and lane-departure warning. The EX and higher trims get blind-spot monitors as well.
With the simple exterior, advanced and comfortable interior, and robust performance, CR-V’s revamped lineup is certainly worth the investment.