The 2019 Honda CR-V is going to come in the market with a combination of improvements. This new generation vehicle will come with 5- seater capacity having the All-wheel drive. The sales of CR-V have been great in UK but it had never been as good as BMW X3 and Audi Q5.
The competition is high and that’s why the Japanese brand is now looking forward to bring significant improvements in the 2019 model to make it loved by the fans. Let’s find out how this model has been competitive with the automakers.
2019 Honda CR-V – Significant Changes
Some of the cues of the 2019 Honda CR-V have been borrowed from HR-V. The front fascia is going to be improved. Other changes will be seen in the grille, headlights, bumper, roof and fog lights. The exterior is going to be dominant and calm at the same time. The grille and headlights have contributed in making the vehicle look bold and compact. The cabin has been also redesigned. Some of the latest technology gadgets have been also seen inside the vehicle.
The vehicle is capable of fitting 5 passengers. Furthermore, the dashboard layout has been provided but the touchscreen infotainment system is going to be smaller. There is an overwhelming amount of information that is yet to be released. Some of the details discussed are official. Keep in mind the 2019 Honda CR-V is not going to compete with Nissan Qashqai or Mazda CX-5. It will be competing with vehicles like Land Rover Discovery Sport and BMW X5. This means lots of huge changes have been set for this new generation vehicle.
The previous model of Honda CR-V was constructed in Swinton. As the model receive a lot of fame in North America therefore, it is expected that Canada will be chosen for this vehicle. CR-V is going to be bigger than its current generation model. With the drive configuration provided, it is going to be appealing to the buyers as they will enjoy a year-round performance.
2019 Honda CR-V – Engine Improvements
Just like the design, the engine for 2019 Honda CR-V is going be the new and improved. It will be the 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 190 hp and a torque of 180-pound-feet. It will be available in the all-wheel-drive configuration. We expected better numbers of fuel economy. The current one model has a 28/34 mpg (FWD), 27/33 mpg (AWD). This engine option is going to be offered for the United States version of the vehicle.
However, the other engine options include 2.4-liter diesel engine that will produce 184 horsepower. This one engine will provide 26/32 mpg (FWD) and 25/31 mpg (AWD). With this engine, it is capable of becoming the NSX supercar. There are some rumors that hybrid system is going to be provided.
2019 Honda CR-V – Expected Price and Date of Arrival
The price of the 2019 Honda CR-V is going to start from $25,000 to $33,000. In case the top specs are chosen, you are required to pay a higher price. Finally, the vehicle is going to be launched at the beginning of 2019, and it will be manufactured in Canada.