The 2018 Honda CR-V carries over unchanged from final yr when the brand new fifth technology arrived. Nonetheless, costs on the small crossover have jumped barely in comparison with the earlier mannequin yr.
The CR-V now begins at $25,090, up $105 from the 2017 mannequin yr. That worth places it under the 2018 Toyota RAV4, which begins at $25,405. Like final yr, the bottom CR-V comes with a 2.Four-liter inline-four making 184 hp.
EX fashions improve to a 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-four rated at 190 hp. These fashions usher in customary Honda Sensing expertise together with collision braking mitigation, ahead collision warning with pedestrian sensing, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise management with low-speed observe, and lane hold help. Honda is asking $27,890 for this model, up $155 from final yr.
Stepping as much as the EX-L prices $30,390, a rise of $155. Vary-topping Touring fashions begin at $33,590, near the $33,435 price ticket of the earlier Touring.
Based mostly on our exams, the next-generation Honda CR-V has develop into faster. We’ve clocked it hitting 60 mph in 7.5 seconds, forward of the Eight.three seconds it took its predecessor. We additionally discovered the CR-V a lot quieter than earlier than, and we admire its well-tuned CVT, beneficiant again seat space, and easy experience.
Though not as agile as some compact crossovers together with the Mazda CX-5, and it affords a 7-inch touchscreen as a substitute of an Eight-inch unit like many rivals, the CR-V is an all-around high performer in its section.
The 2018 Honda CR-V is now on sale at dealerships throughout the nation.