Wouldn’T you agree, chances are you would if you’ve recently been in the compact suv market? If you haven’t and you’re new here welcome, the water is warm and full of players like the toyota, rav4 mazda, cx, 5 chevy, equinox, hyundai, santa fe, and even the ford bronco sport. There are so many competitors in this segment that some manufacturers have too, but i digress we’re talking about the honda crv here and we at kelly blue book, like this thing, so much that we have absolutely showered it with best buy accolades the standard 1.5 liter turbocharged Engine feels plucky yes, i’m. Okay, with that word, as long as it’s, not describing me, the crv packs a decent amount of power. It’S got 190 horsepower now it’s not going to blow anybody’s hair back but let’s face it. You’Re not buying this car to take it. On a track day, when it comes to maneuverability, the crv does a solid job. There are other suvs that might steer more precisely or feel a bit more performance oriented when it comes to the suspension, but the crv is a great complete package. As far as the overall ride in the crv, you know there’s nothing jarring about it. There’S, nothing, jolting, it’s, a very comfortable ride, quite soothing. If you can move past the sort of droning and noise of the cvt, but let’s call this like the weighted blanket of driving experiences, which i mean who doesn’t want to feel that comfortable and cozy on your commute, of course, in the safety department.
Honda nails it with their honda sensing suite of drivers, assistance features those include great extras for avoiding accidents like forward collision warning with pedestrian detection, low speed, automatic emergency, braking lane departure warnings and lane keeping assist what it doesn’t come with is apple carplay and android. Auto standard on the base trim level that’s kind of too bad. It does come on all the other trim levels, so it might be worth an upgrade just for that. One of the crv’s best attributes is its use of interior space for a two row. Five passenger suv it’s among the best in its class for cargo and passenger room; okay, just maybe not mic – danger in the back seat. The visibility in the cr v is actually quite good. There’S, not really much of anything that’s impeding your view. Overall, the interior feels really functional, and, oh i don’t know what more that you want than functional again more reasons why we’ve showered accolade after accolade on this sucker trim levels offer up generous extras like that smartphone connectivity i mentioned earlier power, sunroof and heated front seats In the ex, the ex l gets your power, tailgate leather, trimmed interior and a power front passenger seat. The highest touring trim throws in navigation and a heated steering wheel base price on the crv starts at about twenty five thousand four hundred dollars. While the touring moves up to thirty three thousand six hundred and fifty dollars all wheel, drive can be added on for fifteen hundred dollars.
You can also get a hybrid crv from between thirty thousand six hundred dollars and thirty six thousand four hundred dollars, depending on the trim level you select there all wheel, drive on those models comes standard thanks to its two electric motors, that pair with a four cylinder Engine gas mileage is great in the crv, the hybrid as expected does even better. So no, it does not get a new horn.