Honda Automobiles: America’s Best Selling SUV Continues Market Leadership with Introduction of New Special Edition 2016 Honda CR-V

After a vital modernise for 2015 that brought a new powertrain, significantly extended extraneous and interior styling and a prolonged list of new customary and accessible features, a 2016 Honda CR-V earnings with a new Special Edition (SE) trim and a lineup with a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $23,595.1

The new Special Edition CR-V is positioned above a LX trim by adding incomparable 17-inch amalgamate wheels with an disdainful dual tinge finish, second-row and back remoteness glass, and confidence system. With usually an $800 reward over a LX, a SE represents a high-value tender for a reward demeanour and additional underline content.

In serve to a rarely prestigious Motor Trend Sport/Utility of a Year honor, a rested 2015 CR-V garnered countless attention accolades. These include:

  • 2015 ALG Residual Value Award: Best Compact Utility
  • 2015 Kelly Blue Book Best Buy: Small SUV/Crossover
  • Kelly Blue Book 2015 Top 10 Best Resale Value award
  • U.S. News World Report, 2015 Best Cars for Families, compress competition application automobile award
  • Cars.com/USA Today/”Motorweek” 2015 Compact SUV Challenge winner
  • Parents repository and Edmunds.com 10 Best Family Cars for 2015, best crossover
  • AutoPacific 2015 Vehicle Satisfaction Award

The CR-V is a long-lived favorite of American automobile buyers and during scarcely 3.5 million units sole given a introduction in 1997, it is a segment’s best-selling indication of all time2. In fact, CR-V is a best-selling SUV over a past dual decades3. Since a introduction in Oct 2014 a rested 2015 CR-V has been on a record violation sales run with 9 of a final 12 months being best particular sales months for a indication and Aug ranking as CR-V’s all-time best month with sales of roughly 35,000 units. The 2015 indication also contributed to a best ever annual sales of over 335,000 CR-Vs sole in 2014. With year-to-date sales by Sep 2015 distant leading a same duration a year ago, CR-V is staid to set another all-time annual sales record and is on a approach to 6 true years of sales expansion and 4 true years of record-setting annual sales. Moreover, CR-V is a best-selling SUV in America to millennial buyers4.

The new Special Edition (SE) trim is positioned between a LX and a EX and is accessible in front-wheel expostulate (FWD) and all-wheel expostulate (AWD) versions. Together with a top-of-the-line Touring chronicle introduced final year that includes a Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies, CR-V is now accessible in 12 trim/wheel expostulate versions. View, build and cost a 2016 Honda CR-V during automobiles.honda.com/cr-v.

Display Audio
CR-V includes a 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™6 and a Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System™7. All CR-Vs embody 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®8 interface and SMS content messaging function, Bluetooth®9 HandsFreeLink® phone interface.

Powertrain
The 2016 CR-V is powered by an Earth Dreams™ Technology 2.4-liter direct-injected DOHC i-VTEC inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower10 and 181 lb-ft of torque11. The engine is corresponding to a invariably non-static delivery (CVT) that provides smooth, seamless ratio changes and helped a CR-V accept EPA fuel economy ratings of 26/33/29 mpg5 (city/highway/combined) for front-wheel-drive and 25/31/27 mpg5 for a Real Time AWD models.

Chassis
Utilizing optimally tuned front MacPherson strut front and a back multi-link cessation and facilities such as Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)12 and Motion-Adaptive Electric Power Steering (EPS), a 2016 CR-V provides a car-like pushing experience, that is extended serve on a SE and above trims with wider front and back line measure due to wider wheels. 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.

Safety
The CR-V’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) front physique structure helps make a CR-V rarely effective during interesting and dispersing a appetite of a frontal collision crash. Additional customary 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 accessible Honda Sensing™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive facilities includes Honda LaneWatch™, Forward Collision Warning (FCW)13, Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)14, Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)15 and Lane Departure Warning (LDW)16. The 2016 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.

For More Information
Consumer information is accessible at automobiles.honda.com/cr-v. To join a CR-V village on Facebook, revisit facebook.com/hondacrv. Additional media information including minute pricing facilities and high-resolution photography of a 2016 Honda CR-V is accessible during hondanews.com/channels/cr-v.

1 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) incompatible tax, license, registration, $880 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.

2 Based on PAI/Autodata accumulative sales information in a Entry CUV shred 1997-2015CYTD August

3 Based on PAI/Autodata accumulative sales information for all SUV, CUV, MPV, and Station Wagon models 1997-2015CYTD August

4 Based on IHS Automotive, Polk new US sell automobile registration information for a SUV and CUV segments and age of conduct of domicile information for 2015CYTD June

5 2016 EPA fuel-economy ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

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

7 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.

8 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.

9 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.

10 185 horsepower @ 6400 rpm (SAE net)

11 181 lb-ft @ 3900 rpm (SAE net)

12  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 automobile always stays with a driver.

13 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 automobile and avoiding collisions.

14 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 automobile and avoiding collisions.

15 LKAS usually assists motorist in progressing correct line position when line markings are identified but a spin vigilance in use and can usually request amiable steering torque to assist. 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 automobile and avoiding collisions.

16 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 automobile and avoiding collisions.