Highlights: The hybrid model is only available in an all-wheel drive configuration. And the two-motor hybrid system in the CR-V is a more advanced version of the one currently being used in the Accord hybrid.
Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $37,070 (Base Model: $28,870)
Seating Capacity: 5
Standard Safety Features: all-wheel drive; airbags; side airbags; ABS; hill launch assist; traction control system; stability control; a hillstart assist system; an automatic brake hold feature; a rearview camera; a tire pressure monitoring system; a lane departure warning system; a collision mitigation braking system; a road departure mitigation system; a lane keep assist system; a radar activated cruise control system; automatic highbeam headlights; a road departure mitigation system; and a tire repair kit
Standard Equipment (Touring): 19-inch wheels; an active noise cancellation system; a multi-link double wishbone rear suspension; a 360-degree camera; a heated leather steering wheel; a rear privacy glass; body colored roofline spoiler with an integrated brake light; a power moonroof; LED foglights; a keyless entry system; integrated turn indicators; a power tailgate; roof rails; heated front seats; power driver’s seat with a memory setting; a power front passenger seat; leather seats; a 7-inch infotainment screen; a 9-speaker, 330-watt audio system with HD; SiriusXM; and a wireless charger
Optional Features On Test Vehicle: None
Other Trim Levels:
Standard Audio On Test Vehicle: a 4-speaker AM/FM, 160-watt audio system
Apple CarPlay/Android: Available
Bluetooth Connectivity: Yes
USB Connectivity: Yes
Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Hybrid Battery Warranty: 8 years or 100,000 miles
Standard Engine/Horsepower: 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder/143-hp (horsepower)
Recommended Fuel: Regular
Standard Fuel Mileage (AWD): 40-city/35-hwy
What’s New: The hybrid model is a new addition to the stylish and highly popular CR-V.
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