NEW FOR 2016:
Following a mid-cycle refresh for 2015, the CR-V moves into this model year with no significant changes.
Trims include LX in front- and all-wheel drive, SE, EX, EX-L, and Touring, all of which share a 2.4L four-cylinder engine (185 hp/181 lb-ft of torque) that comes mated to a continuously variable (CVT) transmission.
In LX trim, features include 16-inch steel wheels, four-speaker AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA stereo with Bluetooth streaming audio and USB/auxiliary input, electric power steering, 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 reminder, 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, and 60/40 split rear seats. LX can be optioned with all-wheel drive.
SE, which is new for 2015, includes all-wheel drive as standard. It also receives the 7-inch Display Audio infotainment system with six speakers, proximity key with push-button start, 17-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, an alarm system, front wiper de-icer, as well as body-coloured door handles and mirrors.
EX builds on the SE with a 10-way power driver’s seat, Lane Watch blind-spot camera, power sunroof, fog lights, dual-zone climate control, cargo cover, fully automatic headlamps, variable-speed windshield wipers, seatback pockets, and illuminated vanity mirrors.
The EX-L adds leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a seven-speaker stereo with satellite radio and subwoofer.
Touring adds 18-inch wheels, driver’s memory seat, projector headlights, rain-sensing wipers, chrome door handles, roof rails, power tailgate, auto dimming rear-view mirror, and voice controlled navigation. It also includes Honda Sensing active safety technologies: Forward Collision Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and Adaptive Cruise Control.