2016 Honda CR-V hybrid, redesign

The CR-V crossover remains one of the popular vehicles which Honda Produces. Again, this model is on top of the list in the sports utility vehicle. Plans to have the fourth generation of Honda’s compact crossover released in 2016 are underway, and there are high expectations from this car. Recently, there was a test mule which was spotted in the U.S and it resembled the Honda CR-V although there were several changes. Most of the observed changes were in its interior appearance and a whole new front fascia. Nevertheless, there are rumors that the spotted new features will not be the only one at the end of 2016 Honda CR-V production.

2016 Honda CR-V front

2016 Honda CR-V: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Changes in this 2016 Honda CR-V will be found almost everywhere. Outside this car, there will be a new front bumper and headlights and a new grille. 2016 Honda CR-V will be characterized by modern day lines in addition to much more aggressive qualities. Its rear end is expected to remain as it is in the current model but some small tweaks in it taillights and bumper are likely to be present. Again, this new model will have a standard moon roof covering. As for its wheels, it will be equipped with redesigned 16 and 17 inch wheels which will be constructed using stainless steel alloy. Furthermore, the 2016 Honda CR-V will come with additional exterior colors. 2016 Honda CR-V will also feature new and high quality fog lights.

As for its interior, various features will be rolled over form the outgoing model. In addition to these, other brand new features and functions will be added to make this car more beautiful and luxurious. These new features will be optional but they are still a secret. The dashboard is expected to undergo a total transformation especially on its center console. Its user shall be able to access all the control buttons and functions easily. The dashboard will feature new technological systems modern high quality equipments for and enjoyable drive. Its interior will be perfectly designed to provide a welcoming experience in the cabin. This car’s cabin spacious while high quality design accents will be visible on all its interior parts. Although the interior details are not yet known, there are a number of attributes which this appealing sports utility vehicle is expected to have upon release. They include a 7 inch touch screen, navigation system, heated front and rear seats and a rearview mirror camera among others.

2016 Honda CR-V interior

2016 Honda CR-V: Engine Options

Based on the ongoing speculations, this fourth generation of Honda CR-V will be powered by similar power units as those of its forerunner. In that case, the 2016 Honda CR-V will be offered with a 2.4 liter inline 4 engine which will be able to develop 85 horsepower and 163 pound-feet of torque. As for its mode of transmission, it shall be mated to a five speed automatic gearbox. There will be other engine options for the European market and they include a 1.6 liter i-VTEC generating 118 hp and 300 nm of torque, a 2.0m liter i-VTEC generating 148 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque and lastly a 2.2 liter i-VTEC producing 148 horsepower and 349 lb-ft of torque. For the U.S market, there will be a 2.4 liter four cylinder Earth Dream engine generating 185 horsepower and 221 Nm. The European and U.S market engines will be paired with the latest dual clutch gearbox. This new 2016 Honda CR-V is expected to be a front and an all wheel drive.

2016 Honda CR-V rear

2016 Honda CR-V: Price, Release Date and Competitors

The 2016 Honda CR-V is expected to be launched in the middle of 2015. In terms of its price, it has not yet been determined, but it will be slightly expensive that the outgoing model. This car will be competing with cars like Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape.

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