Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda CR-V

Overview
Over 60 changes have been done to a 2015 CR-V’s physique to boost reserve opening by softened appetite absorption, raise energetic opening with augmenting physique stiffness, and urge noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) by extended sealing, sound insulation and physique tuning. The 2015 CR-V is somewhat longer than a prior indication due to increases in a front and rear.

Key New Body Features

  • Improved Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body-structure
  • Increased physique rigidity
  • Increased doorway sealing
  • Enhanced NVH abatement
  • Length augmenting by 1.1 inches

Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™)
The 2015 CR-V utilizes Honda’s exclusive Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body-structure record to raise newcomer insurance and pile-up harmony in frontal collisions. ACE utilizes a network of connected constructional elements to discharge pile-up appetite some-more uniformly via a front of a vehicle. This extended frontal pile-up appetite government helps to revoke a army eliminated to a newcomer cell and can assistance to some-more uniformly sunder a army eliminated to other vehicles in a crash.

Unlike many required designs that approach frontal pile-up appetite usually to a revoke load-bearing structures in a front end, ACE actively channels frontal pile-up appetite to both tip and revoke constructional elements, including a building support rails, side sills and A-pillars. By formulating privately engineered “pathways” that assistance discharge these frontal impact army by a larger commission of a vehicle’s sum structure, ACE can some-more effectively approach those army around and divided from a newcomer cell to assistance extent cabin deformation and serve urge newcomer protection. And like other Honda models, a CR-V has an impact-absorbing front physique pattern to assistance draw appetite in a eventuality of a frontal collision with a pedestrian.

The countless physique structure improvements are approaching to assistance a CR-V grasp tip crash-test ratings including a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), with a GOOD rating in a tiny overlie frontal pile-up test, along with a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from a NHTSA . The physique improvements also boost torsional acerbity by 5.7 percent and tortuous acerbity by 2.7 percent.

Exterior Dimensions
The elemental integrity of a 2014 CR-V’s wrapping is defended for a 2015 model, with plenty room for five, including inexhaustible headroom of adult to 39.9 inches and newcomer volume of adult to 104.1 cu-ft. The comfort supposing by these interior measure is achieved in unison with an aerodynamically fit physique design. The 2015 CR-V rides on a same 103.1-inch wheelbase as a prior indication though is 1.1 inches longer during 178.3 inches. Width is a same as a 2014 CR-V, during 71.6 inches, though lane is somewhat wider for all trims, commencement with 62.1 inches front/62.2 inches back for a LX FWD. Height stays a same during 64.7 inches for a FWD models and 65.1 for AWD models.

Noise mitigation
Many changes done to a 2015 CR-V’s physique helped revoke noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) by augmenting physique rigidity. Door sealing was also softened to revoke sound intrusion. The doorway sign density was doubled. To serve catch sound and isolate a cabin, a coverage and density of sound-absorbing element was increased, including a full-coverage sound insulating carpet. The torque-rod engine mountain complement helps to revoke idle quivering and mid- and high-frequency engine sound during acceleration. These efforts outcome in higher cruising quietness.

Body Features

Exterior Measurements

LX

EX

EX-L

Touring

Wheelbase (in)

103.1

103.1

103.1

103.1

Length (in)

179.4

179.4

179.4

179.4

Height (in, FWD/AWD)

64.7/65.1

64.7/65.1

64.7/65.1

64.7/65.1

Width (in)

71.6

71.6

71.6

71.6

Track
[in, front/rear; FWD (AWD)]

62.1/62.2
(62.0/62.2)

62.3/62.3
(62.2/62.2)

62.3/62.3
(62.2/62.2)

62.3/62.3
(62.2/62.2)

Ground Clearance; FWD/AWD

6.4/6.8

6.4/6.8

6.4/6.8

6.4/6.8

Curb Weight
(lbs, FWD/AWD;  *w/Navi)

3358/3479

3437/3552

3457/3576
*3472/3592

3521/3624

Weight Dist.
[%, front/rear; FWD (AWD)]

59/41
(58/42)

59/41
(58/42)

59/41
(58/42)

59/41
(58/42)