Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V, a long-lived favorite of American automobile buyers and a best-selling entry-SUV of all time, receives a many poignant mid-model cycle redesign in a 17-year history, with a new Earth Dreams Technology™ engine and transmission, significantly extended extraneous and interior styling, and a prolonged list of new customary and accessible features. A new top-of-the-line Touring trim includes a first-ever Honda concentration of Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), and a initial CR-V adoption of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW). These systems are a partial of a new Honda Sensing™  suite of reserve and motorist assistive technologies that, together with other high-end facilities such as a appetite tailgate, move a new spin of sophistication to a benchmark compress SUV.

The 2015 CR-V’s new Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrain – a 2.4-liter, direct-injected DOHC i-VTEC engine corresponding to a new invariably non-static delivery (CVT) with G-design Shift – delivers increasing opening and cruising potency with an 11 percent boost in rise engine torque and a poignant fuel potency gain.

The CR-V’s already considerable functionality is extended with mixed upgrades, including a new configurable core console, new back console heat/air movement ducts, and an accessible 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio telematics interface. Refinements such as a redesigned high-quality and high-tech interior serve boost a CR-V’s sophistication. Exterior pattern changes, including re-styled front and back bodywork, mirrors and wheels, lend a CR-V an assertive and confidant coming with singular Honda style. Customers will also advantage from a longer list of customary facilities on all trims. The best-selling CR-V EX, for example, adds 7-inch Display Audio, a 10-way appetite driver’s seat, exhilarated front seats, Honda LaneWatch™, Smart Entry/Push-Button Start and LED daytime regulating lights.

New for 2015

  • More fit engine with softened horsepower and torque
  • New seamless and fit invariably non-static delivery (CVT)
  • A smart- and tough-looking new extraneous pattern Body, chassis, braking complement and sound siege improvements
  • New customary facilities embody a core console armrest, shifting sunvisors and back console movement ducts
  • New accessible facilities embody a appetite tailgate, 10-way appetite and exhilarated driver’s chair with memory, LED daytime regulating lights, and Display Audio
  • Available Honda Sensing™ apartment of modernized reserve and motorist assistive facilities that includes Forward Collision Warning (FCW)18, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)1, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)2, Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS) and Honda LaneWatch™

These improvements, generally a poignant underline upgrades and new line-topping Touring trim, yield business with some-more value and choice than ever before. Add car-like interior comfort and a well-spoken and still ride, and a extended and upgraded 2015 Honda CR-V once again sets a new benchmark for a rarely rival compress SUV segment. See a ascent outline next for a full inventory of a new or altered CR-V features.

2015 Honda CR-V Feature Upgrade Summary

Trim

New 2015 Features

LX

– Earth Dreams Technology™ 2.4-liter direct-injected i-VTEC engine
– Earth Dreams Technology™ invariably non-static delivery (CVT)
– Exterior and interior styling upgrades
– Center console with armrest with back atmosphere ducts
– Sliding sunvisors

Trim

New 2015 Features

Upgrades from Preceding Trim

EX

 Changed or combined from CR-V LX:

 

– 7-inch Display Audio
– 10-way appetite driver’s seat
– Heated front seats
– Honda LaneWatch™3
– Smart Entry/Push Button Start
– LED daytime regulating lights

– 17-inch aluminum wheels
– Sunroof
– Privacy glass
– Fog lights
– Security system
– Cargo cover
– Fully involuntary headlights
– Tweeter speakers
– Body colored doorway handles
– Body colored side mirrors
– Variable speed windshield wipers
– Additional USB4 jack
– Seatback pockets
– Illuminated self-centredness mirrors

Trim

New 2015 Features

Upgrades from Preceding Trim

EX-L

Changed or combined from CR-V EX:

 

– Auto-dimming rearview mirror

– Leather seating surfaces
– Leather steering circle cover
– Dual section automobile HVAC
– Roof rails
– SiriusX® Radio5
– Heated side mirrors
– Subwoofer speaker
– Audio amplifier

EX-L Navi

Changed or combined from CR-V EX-L:

 

– HD Radio™6

– Honda Navigation System

Trim

New 2015 Features

Touring

Changed or combined from CR-V EX-L Navi:

(new trim)

– Forward Collision Warning (FCW)18
– Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
– Power tailgate
– Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)7
– Lane Departure Warning (LDW)8
– Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
– Larger 18-inch wheels
– Driver’s memory seat
– Side counterpart spin vigilance lights
– HomeLink remote system
– Projector headlights
– Special badging

Underscoring a extended and upgraded inlet of a 2015 CR-V, a front and back bodywork, mirrors and wheels are redesigned for a wide, planted and assured stance. The CR-V’s versatile and atmospheric interior is even some-more easy with a configurable core console including an integrated shifting armrest.

Beyond a versatile packaging, a CR-V includes easy-to-read orchestration and, for a initial time on CR-V, Honda’s new 7-inch capacitive touchscreen Display Audio telematics interface. Display Audio, customary on EX and above trim levels, allows a user to tap, pinch, and appropriate – usually like on a intelligent phone or inscription – to control audio and other telematics features, including a accessible next-generation HondaLink™9 and a Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System™10. All CR-Vs keep a full-color “intelligent” Multi-Information Display (i-MID) that offers a operation of customizable facilities around fingertip controls on a steering wheel. The CR-V’s audio and telematics systems offer a high spin of connectivity, including a customary Pandora®11 internet interface and SMS content messaging function, Bluetooth®12 HandsFreeLink® phone interface.

The 2015 CR-V’s new Earth Dreams Technology 2.4-liter direct-injected DOHC i-VTEC inline 4-cylinder engine produces 181 lb-ft of torque, an 11-percent boost from a prior engine (from 163 lb-ft to 181 lb-ft13) while creation a same 185 horsepower14. The new lighter-weight engine is corresponding to a new invariably non-static delivery (CVT) that provides smooth, seamless ratio changes and contributes to increasing EPA fuel economy ratings of 27/34/29  mpg15 (city/highway/combined) for front-wheel-drive models (+4/+3/+3 over a 2014 model), and 26/33/28 mpg15 for a Real Time AWD models (+4/+3/+3).

An updated cessation pattern and facilities such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)16 and Motion-Adaptive Electric Power Steering (EPS) all minister to a 2015 CR-V’s car-like pushing experience, that is extended serve on a EX and above trims with wider front and back line measure due to wider wheels (+0.5 inches). The CR-V uses a front MacPherson strut front and a back multi-link cessation that have benefitted from tuning changes. The back multi-link complement helps maximize back seating and load space while providing fast and gentle doing and float quality. High-capacity startle absorbers assistance broach a polished pushing feel.

As with all Honda vehicles, reserve is a primary focus, starting with a CR-V’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) front physique structure that helps make a CR-V rarely effective during interesting and dispersing a appetite of a frontal collision crash. Overall, a physique receives over 60 changes to urge rigidity and collision performance, and a 2015 CR-V is targeted to grasp tip reserve ratings, including a TOP SAFETY PICK+ from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and a NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a NHTSA. Standard reserve apparatus on all models embody Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) electronic fortitude control system, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, frontal airbags, side-curtain airbags, SmartVent® front-side airbags and a front chair pattern that can assistance revoke a astringency of neck damage in a eventuality of a back collision. The newly accessible Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive facilities includes Honda LaneWatch™, Forward Collision Warning (FWC), Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).

The 2015 Honda CR-V is lonesome by a extensive 3-year/36,000 mile new car singular guaranty and a 5-year/60,000 mile powertrain singular warranty. Additional advantages of tenure embody Honda Roadside Assistance, that provides giveaway 24-hour roadside assistance during a 3-year/36,000-mile new car singular guaranty term. CR-Vs are made during a Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc., East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

 

*SAE J1349 contrast method

1 CMBS™ can't detect all objects forward and might not detect a given object; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and other factors. System designed to lessen pile-up forces. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.

2 ACC can't detect all objects forward and might not detect a given object; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and other factors. ACC should not be used in complicated traffic, bad continue or on circuitous roads. The motorist stays obliged to delayed or stop a car to equivocate a collision.

3 Display correctness will change formed on weather, distance of intent and speed, and a arrangement might not uncover all applicable traffic. The arrangement is not a surrogate for your possess approach visible comment of trade conditions before changing lanes.

4 The USB Audio Interface is used for approach tie to and control of some stream digital audio players and other USB inclination that enclose MP3, WMA or AAC song files. Some USB inclination with confidence program and digital rights-protected files might not work. Please see your Honda play for details.

5 SiriusXM services need a subscription after any hearing period. If we confirm to continue your SiriusXM use during a finish of your hearing subscription, a devise we name will automatically replenish and check during then-current rates until we call SiriusXM during 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See a Customer Agreement for finish terms during www.siriusxm.com. Fees and programming theme to change. XM satellite use is accessible usually to those during slightest 18 years and comparison in a 48 constant United States and D.C. ©2014 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all associated outlines and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

6 HD Radio™ is a exclusive heading of iBiquity Digital Corporation.

7 LKAS usually alerts drivers when line deposit is rescued but a spin vigilance in use. LKAS might not detect all line markings or line departures; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and highway condition. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.

8 LDW usually alerts drivers when line deposit is rescued but a spin vigilance in use. LDW might not detect all line markings or line departures; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and highway condition. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.

9 HondaLink™ entrance within a Display Audio interface is now usually concordant with iPhone® 5 and newer models.

10 The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is accessible on EX-L models and customary on Touring models in a United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic use usually accessible in a United States, solely Alaska). Please see your Honda play for details.

11 Pandora, a Pandora logo, and a Pandora trade dress are trademarks or purebred trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. Used with permission. Compatible with name smartphones. See: www.pandora.com/everywhere/mobile. Not all inclination concordant with USB connection. Your wireless carrier’s rate skeleton apply.

12 The Bluetooth® word symbol and logos are owned by a Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such outlines by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is underneath license.

13 181 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm (SAE net)

14 185 horsepower @ 6400 rpm (SAE net)

15 2015 EPA fuel-economy ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.

16 VSA is not a surrogate for protected driving. It can't scold a vehicle’s march in each conditions or recompense for forward driving. Control of a car always stays with a driver.

17 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) incompatible tax, license, registration, $830 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.

18 FCW can't detect all objects forward and might not detect a given object; correctness will change formed on weather, speed and other factors. System operation influenced by impassioned interior heat. FCW does not embody a braking function. Driver stays obliged for safely handling car and avoiding collisions.