Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), has launched its fifth generation all-new Honda CR-V with ex-showroom prices starting from Rs 28.15 lakh. This is the first time Honda CR-V is introduced with a diesel engine option in India and the all-new model will strengthen the company’s presence in the premium SUV segment. The new Honda CR-V will come equipped with a range of features such as Panoramic Sunroof, LED DRLs and lighting system, segment-first full-size driver information interface and advanced standard safety equipment. The all-new Honda CR-V comes with sharper front-end design elements, aggressive stylized headlights surrounded by a wing-shaped LED DRL, and wide, muscular fenders. The long hood, longer wheelbase and short rear overhang give the new CR-V an upscale presence. The all-new Honda CR-V with the roomiest CR-V cabin yet builds on its legacy of spacious versatile interiors. User-friendly amenities, premium accents and leather seating give the CR-V a more luxurious feel than ever before. The 1.6L DOHC i-DTEC 4-cylinder diesel turbo engine has maximum power of 120 PS at 4000 rpm and maximum torque of 300 Nm at 2000 rpm, equivalent to a large-size diesel engine. It works together with a shift by wire nine-speed automatic transmission (Electronic Gear Selector) designed to offer good acceleration and an ARAI-ratified fuel efficiency of 19.5 kmpl for 2WD option and 18.3 kmpl for AWD option. The 2.0L SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine provides 154 PS at 6500 rpm and 189 Nm of torque at 4300 rpm. It is integrated with a CVT automatic transmission that offers enhanced response and stability with linear acceleration.
Published in Kolkata on WHEELS: October 2018