The 2018 Honda CR-V is all set to launch in World during the month of October this year. Its prices are going to fall in the range of INR 25 lakh to 30 lakh. This will make it compete against the likes of Volkswagen Tiguan, Skoda Kodiaq and the upcoming Hyundai Santa Fe.
Honda Car World is soon going to re-introduce the CR-V SUV in World. Recent media speculations hint that this premium urban utility vehicle will launch in World during the month of October this year. Its prices are going to fall in between the range of INR 25 lakh to 30 lakh. This will make it compete against the likes of some stalwarts in the premium SUV segment. Honda is making sure that the new version of the CR-V is well recieved in World. Hence, in addition to loading it with features and creature comforts up to the brim, it will also, for the first time, is going to come with a diesel engine in its line-up. In addition to this, unlike the competition, the CR-V is also going to offer a 7-seater configuration.
2018 Honda CR-V- Launch Date
Honda is yet to finalise a specific launch date for the new CR-V in World. However, it said at the Auto Expo that the seven-seater SUV will reach Worldn Shores before the end of the 2018-19 fiscal.
2018 Honda CR-V- Price In World
The Honda CR-V is a seven-seater premium SUV. This will put its price close to the mark of INR 30 Lakh. Honda is likely to keep variants to the minimum. As a result of this, the base petrol trim will cost around INR 27 Lakh. However, the top end diesel trim will cost INR 30 Lakh. Prices are ex-showroom.
2018 Honda CR-V- Engine Specifications
As mentioned, the 2018iteration of the Honda CR-V is going to get a 1.6-litre diesel engine in its model line-up in World. This oil-burner is capable of producing 120 BHP of power along with 350 Nm of peak torque. It will come as standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Higher variants are going to get the option of a CVT automatic gearbox as well. In addition to the diesel engine, the flagship SUV from Honda is also going to get a 2.4-litre petrol engine in its model line-up as well. This engine is capable of producing 154 BHP of power along with 190 Nm of peak torque. This engine is likely to come only with a 9-speed automatic gearbox with no manual option on offer.
2018 Honda CR-V- Mileage
As mentioned before, the 2018 iteration of the Honda CR-V will retail in World with a choice of both petrol and diesel engine options. The 2.4-litre i-VTEC petrol engine is expected to give a mileage of 12-14 km/l. While the 1.6-litre diesel engine is likely to have a fuel efficiency of 18-20 km/l.
2018 Honda CR-V- Dimensions
Dimensionally, this flagship SUV from Honda is going to measure 4,571 mm in length, 1,855 mm in width and 1,657 mm in height. This SUV has a wheelbase of 2,660 mm. While the ground clearance stands at 198 mm. The CR-V boasts of a boot capacity of 150-litres with all the third-row up-right.
2018 Honda CR-V Features
The new CR-V will offer features like a TFT LCD instrument cluster. The centre console features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers navigation facility Not only this, but it also comes with Apple Car Play and Android Auto connectivity. The SUV also offers automatic climate control, heated seats which are electrically adjustable among the others.
- LED Headlamps
- Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
- LED tail-lamps
- Leather Upholstery
- Soft-Touch Dashboard
- Automatic Climate Control
- Automatic Headlamps
- Rain-Sensing Wipers
- Touchscreen Infotainment System
2018 Honda CR-V Safety Features
The latest iteration of this premium urban SUV is going to come with a wide array of safety features. These will include six-airbags, Electronic Stability Program, Anti-Lock Braking System, Traction Control, Reverse Parking Sensors, Rear-View Camera among the others.
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution
- Electronic Stability Program
- Traction Control
- Reverse Parking sensors
- Rear-View Camera
2018 Honda CR-V- Exteriors
The exterior design of this SUV is completely different from the last generation model. The design is very sharp and looks futurist. In traditional Honda fashion, the exterior profile of the is very sleek, despite the CR-V is a full sized SUV. Up-front, you get wrap-around headlamps with LED elements. A thick chrome grille adds to the dominating front fascia. Looking this SUV from the side is when you get the hint of this vehicle’s previous generation models. At the back, you once again get a sharp design with L-shaped tail-lamps and a stout yet sporty bumper design.
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2018 Honda CR-V Interiors
Being a premium vehicle and at the same time a Honda, the interiors of the CR-V looks very h. The colour scheme is black with silver and contrasting colour accents adding to the overall appeal of the SUV. It is bound to get leather upholstery along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. As mentioned before, the CR-V is now available in a 7-seat configuration.
2018 Honda CR-V- Variants
With the launch of the WR-V, Honda announced that from then on, it is going to keep the number of variants to the minimum for any vehicle that they launch. Hence, we expect the CR-V to offer a maximum of two trim levels at the time of launch for both petrol as well as diesel trims. These are likely to be V and VX.
2018 Honda CR-V- Competition
The latest iteration of this premium SUV, when launched in World will fall in-between the price tag of INR 25 lakh to 30 lakh. With this, it will compete against the likes of the Volkswagen Tiguan. Skoda Kodiaq and the upcoming Hyundai Santa Fe.
2018 Honda CR-V- Specification Sheet
|Launch Date||October 2018|
|Price||INR 25 Lakh to INR 30 Lakh|
|Fuel||Petrol / Diesel|
|Engine||2.4-litre / 1.6-litre|
|Power||154 Nm / 120|
|Torque||190 Nm / 350 Nm|
|Mileage||12-13km/l / 17-18km/l|
|Features||Touchscreen Infotainment System, Auto Climate, Projector headlamps, LED DRLs, Alloy Wheels|
|Safety Features||Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Reverse Parking Sensors, Reverse Parking Camera|
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