NEW FOR 2013:

– Paint option addition/deletion (Aspen White Pearl replaces Taffeta White)
– Interior trim colour replacement in EX, EX-L, and Touring (Grey fabric wth Twilight Blue Metallic, previously beige fabric)

For 2013, the CR-V continues on from the previous year almost completely unchanged, save paint choices and a new colour for interior trim.

The CR-V, regardless of trim level, is powered by a 2.4L 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder engine producing 185 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. It’s also an automatic only affair, with a five-speed transmission sending power to either the front or all four wheels via Honda’s Real Time AWD system. Bumps and potholes are smoothed out by a MacPherson strut front, multilink rear suspension.

Trims include LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring.

In LX trim, features include 2.4L 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder engine, five-speed automatic transmission, front-wheel drive, hill start assist, 16-inch steel wheels, 215/70/R16 all-season tires, 4-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA stereo with Bluetooth streaming audio and USB/auxiliary input, electric power steering, compact spare tire, front and rear disc brakes with ABS and electronic brake distribution, LATCH system, airbags (front, front seat, side mounted curtain), tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), vehicle stability assist with traction control, front and tear splash guards, green-tinted glass, auto off headlights, air conditioning and filtration, rear privacy glass, 12-volt power outlets (x2), fuel economy indicator with range, compass, cruise control, vanity mirrors, exterior temperature gauge, driver’s armrest, Bluetooth phone integration, steering wheel mounted controls (cruise, audio, phone, i-MID), Intelligent Multi-Information Display (i-MID), intermittent windshield wipers, intermittent rear window wiper/washer, oil change minder, map lights, rear view camera, power locks, power windows with driver’s auto up/down, rear-seat centre armrest, remote entry, text message integration, tilt and telescopic steering, 6-way adjustable driver’s seat, heated front seats, silver metallic instrument panel finish, and 60/40 split rear seats. LX can be optioned with all-wheel drive.

EX adds 17-inch allow wheels, 225/65/R17 tires, body colour door handles and mirrors, heated mirrors, fog lights, auto on/off headlights, power moonroof with tilt, security system, 12-volt power outlets (x3), dual zone automatic climate control, seat back pockets, illuminated vanity mirrors, driver and passenger armrests, retractable cargo area cover, variable intermittent windshield wipers, and 6-speaker stereo. EX can be optioned with all-wheel drive.

EX-L adds all-wheel drive, leather wrapped shifter, 7-speaker stereo with satellite radio, 10-way adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar, leather trimmed seating, leather trimmed steering wheel, and woodgrain instrument panel finish.

Touring adds chrome door handles, roof rails, auto dimming rear-view mirror, and voice controlled navigation.

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