2017 Honda CR-V Makes The Most Of Civic’s Potential

The all-new Honda CR-V has been officially rated by the EPA and it looks like this crossover will be far more efficient that all of its predecessors.

The 2017 CR-V, employing a 1.5-liter turbocharged mill churning out 190 horsepower, is rated with 28mpg for city, 34mpg for highway and 30mpg combined.

However, the figures change a little when the model is equipped with an all-wheel drive setup; then, it stands at 27mpg for city, 33mpg for highway and 29mpg combined.

That said, Honda will still be giving last year’s 2.4-liter four-cylinder as an option for the base LX trim level. This model has 26/32/28 mpg for front-wheel drive setup and 25/31/27 mpg for all-wheel drive setup.

The CR-V’s EPA ratings are well above its competitors such as the 2017 Toyota RAV4 with 23/30/26 mpg, the 2017 Kia Sportage with 23/30/26 mpg and the 2017 Subaru Forester with 26/32/28mpg.

The latest version of the Honda CR-V seems to be following in the Civic’s footsteps; just like the Civic, the CR-V is also superior to its direct rivals when it comes to efficiency levels.