2018 Honda CR-V: Redesign, Powertains

Honda being one of the leading car manufacturers across the world is once again speculated to launch their latest model as 2018 Honda CR-V. According to some latest reports, it is stated that this vehicle will be introduced with some revolutionary changes, and it will allure most of the car enthusiasts across the globe. If this concept model hits the market, then it will be launched as its fifth generation model. It is also heard that this time it will be launched with some radical changes in its interior and in the outer surface. Some structural changes are also hinted while powertrain lineup could be expanded with more Eco-friendly option.

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V: Design, Changes

As the previous models of this vehicle have been successfully launched in the market, therefore, this time, the expectations are much higher. It is believed that this vehicle will be launched as in bigger size, and it will be designed in such a manner so that it can compete diligently with other premium models like Volvo XC60 or Land Rover Discovery Sport. Apart from that 2018 Honda CR-V will also compete with Acura RDX, Subaru Forester, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape and Nissan Rouge.

When it is about exterior portion of 2018 Honda CR-V the latest reports suggest many similarities with new generation Civic model. That promise more sculpted bodywork and sportier appearance. Changes will be seen on the front fascia where redesigned bumper and refreshed grille and headlights will form new picture of this popular model. Rear side is expected to discontinue a long-time exploited elongated taillights in favor of smaller more modern which features C styled LEDs. More changes are expected to be structural and Honda will reportedly offer five seat version with three-row variant as well which should seat up to seven passengers. The new CR-V will be based on platform which underpins new Civic and it will be evolution of that platform. Since not much information is available related to its interior so as of now only it could be said that this vehicle will be launched with some high-end features in its interior such as use of better quality materials inside the car and like that.

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V: Powertrains

The 2018 Honda CR-V is expected to be offer with a few conventional engine options and some reports also suggest hybrid powertrain. The engine list should include upgraded engine from current model which is 2.4 liter naturally aspirated four cylinder displacement that delivers 185 HP. Another engine option could be 1.5 liter turbocharged engine from Civic where it produces 174 HP. It is rumored that Honda will offer new CR-V with plug-in hybrid powertain as well. This system will comprise 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine combined with two or three electric motors. The model will be available with both front and four-wheel drive and automatic transmission will be in all models.

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V: Arrival, Price

All-new 2018 Honda CR-V is speculated to be launched with a price tag of around $25,000 for its base model and most possibly this model will be available to its buyers at the end of 2017. However, Honda is yet to announce the official declaration about its price and release date.

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