The crossover vehicle segment isn’t slowing down anytime soon, and Honda has got its finger on the pulse of this segment. The Honda 2017 CR-V is one of the most stunning vehicles in its class. This model year represents the 20th year of production, having been launched back in 1997. It’s been the best-selling SUV since day one, and there are no signs of it stopping.
One thing that Honda does well is consistency, and this vehicle is about as consistent as you can get. Without a doubt, it’s earned and will continue to earn its place at the top of the pack.
Here are some important things about the 2017 Honda CR-V you need to know:
The 2017 CR-V is an American Automobile
This vehicle is entirely assembled in North America, at plants in Ohio, Indiana and Ontario. The engines are being built in Anna, Ohio as well as Alliston, Ontario. The CVT transmissions are being assembled in Russells Point, Ohio.
It has Some Seriously Sharp Style
Utilizing sharp front-end design elements, Honda creates a truly stylized vehicle. The LED running lights are wing-like. It has wide fender lines, a long hood and dual exhaust tips. There are active shutter grilles, which creates less drag and better aerodynamics. 17-inch and 18-inch alloy wheels are available, too. Add in the Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate, and you have a truly stunning vehicle.
The 2017 CR-V features a New Turbo Motor that Truly Performs
From the EX trim level and up, you’ll get something no previous Honda CR-V has ever had: a turbocharged engine. This 1.5 liter four-cylinder hits 190 horsepower while still maintaining amazing fuel economy ratings. It’s paired with a CVT transmission that puts Honda’s G-Shift control logic to good use, letting you handle the road with ease. There are a number of other performance enhancements, too, such as multi-link suspension setups, redesigned sway bars, and a dual-pinion, variable Electronic Power Steering system.
The Interior is Even Better than Before. Function and form meld extremely well in the 2017 Honda CR-V. Interior materials have, in many cases, been upgraded. For example, the instrument panel now features soft-touch materials. The seats are more intricately stitched, and there’s even a color display screed within the instrument cluster.
There are Features Galore. Do you want Apple CarPlay and Android Auto? You’ve got it. Remote engine start? Check. Rear USB ports? Check. Power lumbar support on the driver’s side and heating for both front seats? Check and check. Comfort and convenience meet here in one beautiful vehicle.
Safety Still Rules
The 2017 CR-V continues the inclusion of the Honda Sensing suite, a component that helped the vehicle earn Motor Trend’s 2015 SUV of the Year. Honda Sensing is standard on all trims of EX and higher. Safety technology included in the Honda Sensing suite include Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian sensing capabilities, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS). There are also a number of driver-assistive technologies included, such as Blind Spot Information (BSI), Rear Cross Traffic Monitor (CTM), and Auto High Beam (HSS) headlights
You have to See it to Believe It.
It’s one thing to read about the 2017 Honda CR-V on the page, but it’s quite another to see it in person and get behind the wheel. Take the time to get to Honda of Denton today to see just why the CR-V continues to beat out the competition, year after year after year.
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