Honda’s crossover lineup is the best-selling category in the family. The Japanese carmaker is developing new features, and it results with always popular vehicles. One of them will surely be 2019 Honda CR-V. It is compact SUV, and with its sibling HR-V causes a lot of interest with every new edition. Nevertheless, subcompact category is not so attractive, so CR-V is, for now, a more important model for Honda. What to expect from new SUV? First of all, updates of the entire infotainment system. This is the major lack of all vehicles from this company. The CR-V should make a turnaround in this area, and if workers in Honda fix this, we will have probably the most attractive crossover of 2019.
2019 Honda CR-V release date and price
Fans are eagerly waiting for official info about the release date of the 2019 Honda CR-V. Nevertheless, some rumors say that the company is going to introduce it early in 2018. But this is still depending on many things. With minor changes, new crossover is not going to cost higher. Honda will set the price near $25,000. Top of the class models are getting some extra equipment, and the difference between upcoming and current model is notable. New SUV will go up to $35,000, and it includes few luxurious additions in the cabin.
2019 Honda CR-V drivetrain
Experts and enthusiasts would love to see 2019 Honda CR-V in a hybrid version. Nevertheless, it is only a wish. But, it is still possible. Honda could combine 2.0-l unit with electric batteries to improve overall performance. Besides that, CR-V will use the 1.5-l turbocharged engine as a base unit. Another possibility is a 2.4-l mill. Both are 4-cylinder mills with outputs around 190 hp. A 6-speed manual and a CVT are possible gearboxes for the new crossover. All trims will be available in FWD drive, while only a few are getting AWD.
2019 Honda CR-V trim levels
Different trim levels will use mentioned engines. The base unit is a CR-V LX, and it comes with the 2.4-l engine. Also, other options are EX, EX-L, and Touring. Some of the features we can find in the lineup are Apple CarPlay, Android vehicle, satellite radio, or navigation system.