The Honda CR-V, Honda’s long – running compact crossover, has
undergone a complete transformation for the launch year 2017
with belligerent designing, auxiliary comfort and assertive
performance with superlative safety features. The fifth
generation CR-V from Honda will be coming up on a fresh chassis
for additional stability and smoothness on road.
2017 Honda CR-V Engine
The 2017 Honda CR-V will be available in four trim levels: Base
LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. A 184 hp 2.4 liter direct – injected
engine with 180 pound feet of torque comes standard in the base
model of CR-V, LX. The higher trims get a new 190 hp 1.5 liter
direct injected turbocharged four cylinder engine with a torque
of 179 pound feet. The estimated fuel efficiency is 34 mpg on
the highways. Both will be coupled with Continuous Variable
Transmission and Front Wheel Drive. The All Wheel Drive System
2017 Honda CR-V Exteriors
Honda will be producing the 2017 CR-V on an entirely new
chassis. It features a MacPherson Strut suspension upfront and
a multi – link suspension at the rear end with stabilizer bars
at both axles. The steering control will be well exhibited with
Honda’s Variable Electric Power Steering. The front fascia has
undergone aggressive fresh styling with sleek and sober grille
and swiping off headlights. The rear windows have been reshaped
with sloping edges. The wheelbase has become longer than its
predecessor adding supplemental interior space to the vehicle.
The base model will run over 17 inch alloy wheels and the
higher trims will be getting 18 inch alloy wheels as standard.
2017 Honda CR-V Interiors
The interiors of the 2017 Honda CR-V have been designed
thoughtfully keeping in mind all the possible minute details of
general usage. The supportive areas have been well padded for
extra comfort. Honda has claimed that the 2017 R-V will be
boasting a massive rear seat leg room which will be the best in
class. The seats have been beautifully designed with graceful
stitches. The Infotainment System comprises of 7 inch
touchscreen Display Audio interface with Navigation system,
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and the
reappearance of volume knob. Multi – Angle Backup Camera, Power
Exterior Mirrors, Keyless Entry and Bluetooth connectivity are
the available standard features.
2017 Honda CR-V Safety Features
How many airbags in 2017 Honda CR-V?
The 2017 Honda CR-V will be equipped with three types of
Airbags. There will be Front Airbags, Side Airbags and Side
Curtain Airbags. The Front Airbags help to protect the head and
chest of the driver and the front passenger. They remain housed
in the centre of the steering wheel for the driver and in the
dashboard for the front passenger. The Side Airbags protect the
upper torso and pelvis of the driver and the front passenger
during a side impact. They are embedded in the outer edge of
the front seats’ backs. The Side Curtain Airbags protect the
heads of all the occupants on the outer seating positions
during a side impact or rollover. They are present in the
ceiling above the side windows on both sides of the vehicle.
2017 Honda CR-V Other Safety Features
LED Daytime Running Lights, Dual Exhaust Tips, LED Headlights,
Auto High Beam Head Lights, an Electric Parking Brake with Auto
Brake Hold are additionally added features of the 2017 model.
The new generation CR-V will be featuring Honda Sensing
Technology in higher trims, which incorporates Collision
Mitigation Braking with Forward Collision Warning and Sensing
Capability, Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure
Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control and Lane Keeping Assist.
2017 Honda CR-V Crash Test Rating – Safety
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has awarded a ‘Good”
rating to the 2017 CR-V in all its main safety tests. The
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has granted an
Overall 5 star rating, with a 4 star rating only for the
Rollover Crash test.
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