While current Honda CR-V still has significant sales and is a strong model in its market, Honda is still preparing a new replacement model with a more family-friendly design and multimedia optimization, intending to make CR-V still popular. active in list.
In terms of exterior design, new CR-V adopts family's latest design language, and size of grille has been increased to make it more atmospheric. More poignant designs have also been added to front end, with chrome trim connecting headlights on both sides and integrating into entire front end, making front end look less monotonous.
The headlight is a slim design that is popular these days. Chrome edging separates various functional areas. The LED daytime running lights also have a technological look after being turned on, but design of LED headlight is relatively simple, which is different from current one. Compared with previous models, there is no breakthrough in shape, which is relatively conservative.
The design of side lines is also similar to current model, but is more boxy, and waistline that runs through body also enhances feeling of strength on side. Different styles of wheel design are also provided according to different appearance styles. Subjective aesthetics tends more towards blackened wheels of sports version, which improves design feeling of whole car.
The design of tail is also traditional. The taillight design, which continued from first generation models, still appears on latest models, but it looks more like a larger version of old Fit GK5. details or lighting effect, By today's standards, it can only be described as skilled.
In addition, lower models use a more "simple" matte black bumper, making original two-way exhaust system look lackluster. Luckily, a small rear spoiler is retained, so rear of car won't be completely empty highlights.
A completely new interior design idea is also used in CR-V, whether it's layout or details, it's like it's copied from Civic. Fortunately, after being integrated with whole car, there is no feeling of disharmony. . If you like traditional design, you will even get a good impression of this interior design. The mesh central control panel is more suitable for CR-V, and floating central control screen also provides a good display effect. The household version will also adopt latest car-machine system.
While modern interior design tends to be smart and tech-savvy, new CR-V is still a showcase proving that a large number of physical buttons can also account for both aesthetics and practicality with a sensible placement.
Space is still one of main features of CR-V. Keeping performance of old model can already give good reviews. The only complaint is that rear exhaust is not flat, which somewhat affects practicality.
In terms of power, models currently on North American market are equipped with a 1.5T engine with a maximum output of 190 horsepower and a maximum torque of 242 Nm, which is combined with a CVT gearbox. This is also a set of power combinations that everyone is familiar with. The data is not much different from current model. I believe that domestic version will adopt same configuration in future. A hybrid version will also be launched in future. The 2.0L i-MMD hybrid system is also an old friend, and parameters will not change much. It will also be main power system in future.
We can say that facelift of new Honda CR-V has remained unchanged and adapted to all changes. He did not follow trend and made some changes that deviated from his own style. It's more about adding some new elements to original base to make it better to meet needs of domestic consumers. As for timing of presentation, then, judging by current progress, release of a completely new domestic CR-V is not far off, and perhaps more information about it can be obtained at the next major auto show.