...control Standard tilt/telescoping steering wheel Standard center console Standard 60/40-split folding backseat Optional power driver's seat Optional leather seats with front seat heaters Optional navigation system Optional backseat entertainment system Under the Hood All CR-V trim levels are powered by a 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that teams with a five-speed automatic transmission. Gas mileage has improved, with front-wheel-drive models rated at an EPA-estimated 23/31 mpg city/highway while all-wheel-drive versions get 22/30 mpg. Mechanical features include: Engine uses...
...a leather-trimmed interior, driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustment (including power lumbar support), heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated power side mirrors, USB audio interface and auto on/off multireflector halogen headlights. Honda’s satellite-linked navigation system with voice recognition is the only additional standard equipment found in the EX-L w/ Nav trim, while a rear entertainment system with a 7-inch display, DVD player, wireless headphones and remote is the only difference for the EX-L w/ DVD trim.All trims of the 2012 Honda CR-V come standard with a...
...Maximum cargo capacity with both rear seats folded, however, is down 2 cubic feet to 70.9. But the numbers don't tell the full story. The rear seats now fold flat into the floor versus the previous generation's, which folded down and then tumbled forward against the front seats. To fold the seats flat now you simply pull a lever on either side of the cargo area. That automatically springs the seat bottoms and backrests forward and down to create a low, flat floor. You can also lower the seats via controls on the seats themselves if you're at a side door rather than behind the cargo area. This...
...as if you are driving a vehicle that was expressly designed for you, as if the people who put together the CR-V knew you or, maybe, lived with you for a while. They must have lived with somebody. How else could they have come up with a front-mounted sunglasses holder affixed with a conversation mirror that allows you, preferably when parked, to look directly at the rear passengers who are talking to you without turning around? The mirror also comes in handy for keeping a quick eye on youthful, misbehaving rear-seat passengers when the CR-V is in motion. I truly like this one. There is...
At the Los Angeles Auto Show this afternoon, Honda officially pulled the wraps off a redesigned 2012 CR-V. The CR-V, at first look, appears as a mild evolution of the... read more November 16, 2011 by Bengt Halvorson 1
The 2012 Honda CR-V is now less than a week away from an official world debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, plus images of the new crossover have already surfaced... read more November 10, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 7
Honda hasn't exactly kept it a secret that it will unveil the new 2012 CR-V at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in a few weeks. But apparently showing a thinly-veiled concept... read more October 31, 2011 by Joel Feder 4
Though it isn’t set to go on sale until the end of the year, the new 2012 Honda CR-V crossover has been previewed in concept form and it’s safe to say the... read more July 25, 2011 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 6
Crash testing brand-new vehicles may rub the Puritan ethic the wrong way, but it's the only sure way to find out just what a car is capable of in terms of protecting its... read more March 24, 2009 by Ralph Hanson 3