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Honda CR-V:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Honda CR-V side view
Honda CR-V angular front perspective
Honda CR-V angular rear perspective

Overview of the Honda CR-V

Learn about the Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Summary

The Honda CR-V is a crossover SUV that offers comfort and safety with generous space for five passengers and plenty of cargo. It’s also quite fuel efficient for a family-sized car, and its Eco Assist system is available on all models. A turbocharged four-cylinder engine provides an extra power boost. The CR-V’s generous ground clearance helps drivers deal with snowy winter conditions, potholes and rough roads with ease. The CR-V was one of the first crossovers on the market in the mid-1990s, and it remains one of the most popular.

Pros and cons of the Honda CR-V

  • Turbo engine is quick and easy on gas
  • Large cargo area
  • Comfortable ride
  • Touchscreen can be difficult to use
  • Slide controls for radio volume
  • Bluetooth voice recognition is slow
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Honda CR-V

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Honda CR-V

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption8.3 - 8.7 L/100km
  • Highway consumption7 - 7.4 L/100km
  • Width1855 mm
  • Length4626 mm
  • Trunk space1065 - 1110 L
  • Cargo space2146 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Honda CR-V

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Honda CR-V 2017 - present is available in 5 trims:

LX trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Honda CR-V

Dimensions of the Honda CR-V

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20211679 mm1855 mm4626 mm

Towing capacity of the Honda CR-V

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
YearUnbrakedBraked
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2021680 kg