As the competition among automakers is now becoming very intensive, automaker from Japan, Honda, is going to introduce a revamped car to the world, the new 2019 Honda CRV. 2019 Honda CR-V is a 5-th generation of CR-V model SUV car that will work with Civic platform. The 50% of the body will be made of high-strength steel. The car is probably going to have minor changes in both exterior and interior, but it will give more attention to the drivetrain performance. The new model’s competitors are Toyota RAV4, Chevrolet Equinox, Hyundai Tucson, Ford Escape, Subaru forester, and Mazda CX-5. By knowing that the competition will be tough, Honda automakers will do their best to offer best modifications of their new CR-V version.
2019 Honda CRV More Confident Exterior Design
Looking at glance to the new 2019 Honda CRV exterior, it looks so sporty and become more aggressive. Since the platform used is Civic, the new model will have a chassis similar to Civic. The hood of the car will be redesigned to be longer, wider, and more muscular. The fenders will become more athletic as well as the grille and the bumper. This new body shows the great confident and pride of Honda. The headlights are going to get narrower and the taillights will have new LED clusters. Looking at the side, the car will inherit similar design as its predecessor. In addition, the new model will offer many color options such as Crystal Black Pearl, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Molten Lava Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Dark Olive Metallic, and Gunmetal Metallic.
Honda CRV 2019 Classic Design Scheme Interior
Going to the interior of 2019 Honda CRV, it seems Honda will use their classic design scheme and putting some useful features. The cabin of CR-V model is known as the best looking cabin in its class. The seats are made of high-quality leather with fashionable taste. The seats are also quite wide to give more freedom for the driver and passengers. The dashboard will be sleeker and much less jumbled to give ease. The new Honda will feature 7-inch touchscreen along with upgraded infotainment system and navigation. The new model also enables the operating of Apple CarPlay, Android Vehicle and other similar features.
2019 CRV Alternatives of Engine Usage
As mentioned before, the new 2019 Honda CRV will get more attention on its engine specification. Honda offers alternatives of engines for the clients to choose. The first is a 2.4-liter with 4-cylinders which can produce 185 horsepower. The second is a 2.2-liter engine which can produce 150 horsepower. The third is a 2.0-liter VTEC engine which can produce 155 horsepower. The fourth is a diesel of 1.6-liter i-DETC which can produce 118 horsepower. The fifth is a 1.5-liter with turbo-four engine which can produce 190 horsepower. The engines will be best partnered up with twin-clutch system and CVT gearbox also 10-speed automatic transmission as its standard. If the receives hybrid powertrain, it is likely to use a 2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle with two electric motors. This engine can produce 210 horsepower and fuel consumption of 40 MPG.
2019 Honda CRV Speculation of Release Date and Price
It seems like the new 2019 Honda CRV will be available on Summer in 2018. Because the engine usage is vary, the price may be different with a range from $25,000 to $35,000.