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The 2018 Honda CR-V is all set to be launched in India on 9th October. The new model sees some major improvements over the previous model. The design of the new 2018 Honda CR-V looks a lot fresher and sharper compared to its predecessor. The front gets LED headlamps along with LED DRLs that offer better illumination than before. The cabin of the new Honda CR-V gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Powering the new Honda CR-V is a 160bhp, 1.4-litre diesel engine along with a 190bhp, 2.4-litre petrol engine. Transmission options include a six-speed manual along with a nine-speed automatic. 2018 Honda CR-V price in India starts at Rs 28.15 lakh and the SUV competes with the likes of the Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and Skoda Kodiaq.
Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Car Key Features

Pros
  • Gets diesel engine for the first time.
  • CR-V is now a seven-seater SUV.
  • Radical changes in design
Cons
  • Significantly expensive than rivals.
  • Least powerful diesel engine in segment
  • AWD not available with petrol engine
  • Honda CR-V Exterior

    Honda CR-V

    2018 Honda CR-V looks a lot more premium and appealing when compared to the outgoing model. The new CR-V gets a thick chrome grille up front that you will find in most of the Honda cars. The new 2018 Honda CR-V gets aggressively styled LED headlamps and tail lamps that give it a lot of character. This is the first time that the CR-V gets three rows and hence, it looks significantly larger as well than the outgoing model.

  • Honda CR-V Interior

    Honda CR-V

    The new 2018 Honda CR-V gets significant improvements in cabin over the previous generation model. The cabon gets a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There are also multiple USB charging ports for the front and rear passengers to enhance the convenience.

  • Honda CR-V Engine

    Honda CR-V

    Powering the 2018 Honda CR-V are two engine options and this is the first time that the premium SUV gets a diesel engine. The 2.0-litre petrol engine is good for churning out respective power and torque outputs of 152 bhp and 189 Nm. On the other hand, the 1.6-litre diesel engine on the Honda CR-V is good for producing 118 bhp of power along with 300 Nm of torque.

  • Honda CR-V Transmission

    Honda CR-V

    While the 2.0-litre petrol engine on the new 2018 Honda CR-V is mated to a CVT transmission, the 1.6-litre mill is linked to a nine-speed automatic gearbox.

  • Honda CR-V Braking and Safety

    In terms of safety, the new 2018 Honda CR-V gets five stars in the ASEAN NCAP. The SUV gets six airbags along with multi angle rear view camera, hill start assist, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) with EBD and a lot more.

  • Honda CR-V Mileage

    Honda claims a fuel efficiency of 14.4 kmpl with the petrol variant of the new CR-V. On the other hand, for the diesel engine, the company claims a figure of 19.5 kmpl and 18.3 kmpl for the 2WD and AWD versions respectively.