Honda launches its luxurious 5th Generation All New CR-V in India

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Honda CR-V is currently the second largest selling Honda model globally. The model has cumulatively sold over 10 million units across five generations in the global market since its first introduction in 1995. It is one of the longest running premium SUV in India with strong fan following and much loved brand status.


Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL), leading manufacturer of passenger cars in India, today launched its luxurious 5th Generation All New Honda CR-V in the Indian market. This is the first time Honda CR-V is introduced with a Diesel engine option in India and the all new model will strengthen the company’s presence in the premium SUV segment.


Developed as a Benchmark for next-generation SUVs, the All New CR-V is equipped with advanced powertrains in both Diesel and Petrol offering exceptional fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive performance. The all-new Honda CR-V boasts a comprehensive range of advanced and luxurious features such as Panoramic Sunroof, LED DRLs & lighting system, segment-first Full Size Driver Information Interface and advanced standard safety equipment that takes SUV standards to the next level. Complemented by a bold, dynamic and sophisticated exterior styling that matches its luxurious and comfortable interior, the All-New CR-V aims to provide an exceptional driving performance and ride quality.


Presenting the All-New Honda CR-V to customers in India, Mr Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO, Honda Cars India said, “Today, we launch the globally successful All-new 5th Generation Honda CR-V which has captured the imagination of SUV lovers across the world. Honda introduced the CR-V brand in India in 2003 as one of the first premium SUVs in the market. The All New CR-V distinctly offers Fun-to-Drive performance of an SUV and Driving comfort of a sedan which makes it a perfect Urban SUV. We strongly believe that the new CR-V has the potential to be a game changer in Premium SUV segment and we foresee a shift in consumer preference towards more luxurious and comfortable SUVs.”


Bold exterior design

The All new Honda CR-V comes with a dynamic and exciting new look that add strength and vigor from all aspects. The new CR-V displays an aggressive new attitude, thanks to crisper and sharper front-end design elements, aggressive stylized headlights, surrounded by a wing-shaped LED DRL, and wide, muscular fenders. The long hood, longer wheelbase and short rear overhang give the new CR-V an upscale presence.


Lavish interiors

All New CR-V comes with a new age and sophisticated interior design which contains Full-colour 7-inch Multi Information Display (MID), 7-inch colour touchscreen Display Audio system, 8 speakers including 4 tweeters, Electric Parking Brake,, 3 mode Panoramic Sun Roof, Paddle Shift (in Diesel), 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with 4-way lumbar support, Remote Engine Starter (in Petrol), Push start/Stop with Smart entry and Dual-zone automatic air conditioner. The all-new Honda CR-V builds on its legacy of spacious and versatile interiors and offers the roomiest CR-V cabin yet.

The All New CR-V come with two engine options offering exceptional fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive performance.


The 1.6L DOHC i-DTEC 4-cylinder DIESEL TURBO engine has maximum power of 120 ps@4000 rpm and maximum torque of 300 Nm@ 2000 rpm, equivalent to a large-size diesel engine. It works together with a Shift by Wire nine-speed automatic transmission (Electronic Gear Selector) designed to offer good acceleration and exceptionally high fuel efficiency of 19.5 km/l* for 2WD option and 18.3 km/l* for AWD option.


The 2.0L SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine provides 154 ps@6500 rpm and 189 Nm of torque@4300 rpm. It is integrated with a CVT automatic transmission that offers enhanced response & stability and seamless & linear acceleration.


The all new Honda CR-V comes with 6 airbags with added safety features including Lane assist, Multi angle rear view camera, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) , Brake Assist (BA), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Motion-Adaptive Electric Power Steering (EPS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Rain Sensing Wiper and Auto Dimming IRVM


Engine Transmission Power Torque Fuel Efficiency as per test data
1.6L DOHC i-DTEC Diesel Turbo 9AT(first in segment) 120 ps@4000 rpm 300Nm@2000 rpm 2WD – 19.5km/L

AWD – 18.3km/L

2.0L SOHC i-VTEC Petrol CVT 154 ps@6500RPM



189 Nm@4300 rpm

2WD – 14.4 km/l

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