The Honda CR-V is a compact SUV that competes with the Toyota RAV-4 and Nissan Rogue. It was the sixth-best-selling vehicle in the U.S. in 2018.
As the near-midpoint in Honda’s crossover lineup, the CR-V sits above the smaller HR-V and below the larger Passport and Pilot. The CR-V was last redesigned for the 2017 model year and has received minor updates since. A new paint color and small price increase are the only changes for 2019.
Here is a summary of the Honda CR-V’s specifications:
- The 2019 CR-V has a starting price of $25,395 including the $1,045 destination charge.
- The CR-V Touring AWD has a starting price of $35,195 including the $1,045 destination charge.
- The 2018 CR-V had a starting price of $25,245 including a $995 destination fee.
- The 2019 CR-V is offered in four trims: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring
- The 2019 CR-V has a wheelbase of 104.7 inches, an overall length of 180.6 inches and a width of 73 inches.
- The CR-V comes standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that has 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.
- EX and higher trims come with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that has 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque.
- All models come with a continuously variable transmission that has a selectable sport mode.
- The CR-V is rated to tow up to 1,500 pounds.
- The CR-V LX with 2.4-liter engine has EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 26 mpg in city driving, 32 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg combined. With all-wheel drive, fuel economy ratings are 25 mpg city, 31 mpg highway and 27 mpg combined.
- When equipped with the 1.4-liter engine, the CR-V’s EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings are 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg combined. With all-wheel drive, fuel economy ratings are 27 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 29 mpg combined.
- The CR-V comes standard with a multiangle rearview camera, brake assist, LED daytime running lights and vehicle-stability assist.
- EX and higher trims come with forward-collision warnings, lane-departure alerts, a collision-mitigation braking system and road-departure mitigation.
- The CR-V comes standard with a 5-inch color LCD screen, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Pandora capability, four-speaker audio and USB audio inputs.
- EX and higher trims come with a 7-inch touchscreen display that has Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, SiriusXM, texting functionality, second-row USB charging ports and six-speaker audio.
- Navigation is standard for the CR-V in Touring trim.
Comfort & Convenience
- The CR-V comes standard with cloth upholstery, folding rear seats, cargo tie-downs, rear seat heating ducts, automatic climate controls, and power windows and door locks.
- EX and higher trims come with rear privacy glass, a power moonroof, fog lights, dual-zone automatic climate controls, push-button start, heated front seats and a power-adjustable driver’s seat.
- EX-L and Touring trims come with leather upholstery, a power-adjustable passenger’s seat and memory seats.
Editor’s note: All photos courtesy of Honda.