2020 Honda CR-V Redesign

2020 Honda CR-V Redesign

The 2020 Honda CR-V is regarded by many as one of the most attractive crossover SUVs available today. The new car is highly sculpted on its exterior and also has a number of new features. This combination helps it to compete favorably with other models in its category. Here is more about the new SUV.


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A number of changes have been made to the 2020 Honda CR-V since it was revealed to the world with great pomp and fanfare. Some changes are subtle while others are major. Here is all about the updates that the beloved crossover SUV has received.

Engine update

The 2020 Honda CR-V is now available with a Hybrid engine. Environmentally conscious drivers can now pick this engine while buying the SUV. It delivers better fuel efficiency and much lower emissions. The Hybrid engine is made up of a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder petrol engine coupled with a 1 kW electric motor.

The combined power output is 181 horsepower (hp) and 130 lb-ft (pound feet) of torque. This Hybrid engine delivers 44 miles per gallon (mpg) combined in the Front Wheel Drive (FWD) setting. Should the driver pick the All Wheel Drive (AWD) setting, this engine delivers a mileage of 42 miles per gallon (mpg).

The Hybrid engine powers the SUV from 0 to 60 mph in only 8.8 seconds with the FWD. On the other hand, the AWD achieves the same in 9.2 seconds. With this Hybrid under the hood, the new Honda achieves a maximum speed of 112 mph. The SUV’s CVT transmission has also been elevated with a Sport mode for better handling and powerful performance.

More connectivity

The new Honda is going to entertain occupants more effectively now. This is thanks to the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to the infotainment system. Occupants can now synchronize their devices with the system using these media.

Extra trim levels

Seeing as the new SUV commanded such great attention and admiration from drivers and enthusiasts, the company has ramped up efforts and created a collection of trim levels to pick from. The entry level SUV will be the CR-V LX. This base trim comes equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In the mid-range, the EX and EX-L trims have been created. These have more features for the Honda Sensing safety facilities. For drivers seeking a high-end experience, there’s the 2020 Honda CR-V Touring. This premium trim comes with features such as satellite navigation and a 9-speaker audio system. – update: 1.29.2019


2020 Honda CR-V Exterior redesign

The 2020 Honda CR-V has a sporty appearance. Its front fascia is angled forward resulting in an aggressive stance. The front bumper is situated high on this SUV. It is also lined with a brushed aluminum strip that adds appeal and also guides air into the engine compartment for cooling purposes. Read about new 2021 Subaru WRX STI Rumors

Its front fascia also has some vents on either end within which there are some chrome-framed fog lights. The grille is pentagonal in shape. It is lined with chrome and features black gills. The Honda logo sits right in the middle and is covered in chrome as well. The grille section extends to include the SUV’s LED headlights.

The truck’s hood has a clamshell design. It slopes forward and complements the flared fenders. The vehicle also has angled side mirrors. They are black in color and have LED indicators on their edges.

2020 Honda CR-V Redesign

A strip of chrome is visible under the sculpted doors of the crossover. It enhances the overall performance appearance of the SUV. It’s roof is smooth and has no rack. However, it is styled such that drivers can add their own aftermarket rack setup. Drivers can get this car with an option of a glass sunroof.

The car’s wheel wells are lined with high-strength black plastic. They provide ideal compartments for its large, alloy wheels. In the rear, this new crossover SUV has a pair of LED taillights situated right under its rear window. They extend downwards on both sides of the license-plate holder. Its rear bumper is highly sculpted as well. It also features a pair of reflectors right above the tailpipe cutlets. The SUV is available in colors such as Molten Lava Pearl, Obsidian, Glowing Blue Pearl and Lunar Metallic.


Colors

  • Sandstorm Metallic.
  • Molten Lava Pearl.
  • Basque Red Pearl II.
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl.
  • Dark Olive Metallic.

Interior redesign

The 2020 Honda CR-V has a very beautiful interior. It combines luxury and capability in the cabin. The SUV has a 4-spoke steering wheel. Upon its upper spokes are buttons that the driver can use to control the car’s various systems. Behind the wheel is an LED screen. It provides highly realistic dials for the odometer, mileage meter and transmission status.

Upon the sculpted center stack is an 8-inch screen. Situated right under a pair of AC vents, it provides the occupants of the car with information such as navigation, air conditioning settings, infotainment and connectivity options. Underneath it are ergonomic dials. They provide extra control over the vehicle’s various internal systems.

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On a raised platform at the bottom of the center stack, the crossover SUV features a gear lever. It is sandwiched by some additional control buttons. Wood veneer accents are visible throughout the cabin.

They add a touch of luxury to the car’s interior. The seats are upholstered in leather and you can have them in various colors such as black, brown, beige, white and navy. This new SUV can hold up to 8 passengers on 3 rows of seats.

2020 Honda CR-V Redesign


Engine and Specs

The 2020 Honda CR-V has a 2.4 liter, inline 4-cylinder engine. This powerplant delivers 184 horsepower (hp). Drivers in search of a more fuel efficient version can pick the 1.5 liter turbocharged engine. This powerplant produces 190 horsepower (hp). Both engines are mated to a Continuously Variable Automatic Transmission (CVT). The larger engine has a mileage of 25 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

On the other hand, the smaller engine has a mileage of 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway. It can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds and achieve a top speed of 112mph. This is quite swift for a crossover SUV. The combination of body materials, engine and transmission result in this impressive performance.


Competitors

  • Toyota RAV4
  • Ford Escape
  • Subaru Forester
  • Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Release Date and Price

The 2020 Honda CR-V is bound for release in 2020. Its base trim will cost $24, 760. This price will rise according to the Premium vehicle features that you pick.


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