2017 Honda CR-V Revealed Globally

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After making a buzz from the next generation Honda Civic, the next big thing from the Japanese automaker is the 2017 Honda CR-V which has been finally revealed with refreshed styling and upgraded power mill. The 2017 Honda CR-V shares the design cues with the recently launched Civic and features a new front grille, headlights similar to that seen on Acura models, sharp, and more angled taillamps with premium finishing at the rear.

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Honda CR-V

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The cabin features an all-black theme, with wooden inserts on the dashboard and doors, giving CR-V a premium look and feel. A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, dual zone climate controls, remote engine start, heated side mirror, 8 way power adjusted driver seat, 4 way power adjusted front passenger seat and electric parking brake are some new features of the 2017 CR-V. The larger dimensions have also resulted in a better legroom, which is improved by 2-inch. Under the hood, the 2017 Honda CR-V features a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine which is capable of churning out a maximum power output of 190 hp and peak torque of 243 Nm.

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 CR-V Interior

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Globally, the 2017 Honda CR-V will face competition from Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox and Mitsubishi ASX. In India, the CR-V’s direct competitor will be the Skoda Yeti, and the upcoming Tata Hexa. The prices of the updated CR-V are yet to be revealed but, we expect that it will be slightly high from the existing model. As India is becoming a hot market for SUVs and crossovers, Honda won’t be restricting its line-up without CR-V and we can expect 2017 Honda CR-V sometime in the next year. After Honda Accord hybrid, CR-V is the next car for which many Indian auto enthusiasts will anticipate. Let’s see how the new CR-V performs on Indian soil without a diesel mill just like the existing model and captures the market share.

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