2018 Honda Accord Size Growth – Forced By Civic

Because CAFE standards for mileage have been getting tighter with each passing year, vehicles have been larger footprints (wheelbase multiplied by track width) for their build in order that they would have to meet lower fuel economy targets. It’s one of the reasons why US vehicles are getting heftier with every refresh, apart from the Read more about 2018 Honda Accord Size Growth – Forced By Civic[…]

2016 Ford F-150: Surprise Winner – Like Wrangler, CR-V

What’s so surprising about the Ford F-150 winning? It has long sat atop the ultimate sales chart in the US and has released a badass Raptor model that would blow the socks off anyone with the privilege (i.e. budget) to own one. It’s surprising when the truck, known for its rugged demeanor and status as Read more about 2016 Ford F-150: Surprise Winner – Like Wrangler, CR-V[…]

2017 Honda Civic Hatch – Preview Of Type-R, CR-V

As much as the two-door 2016 Honda Civic Coupe is the basis of the Civic Si, the five-door 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback would be the foundation for the 2018 Honda Civic Type-R, believed to be worth up to 340hp from a new 2.0L EarthDreams turbo-four. And since the hot hatch is reportedly dialing back on Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Hatch – Preview Of Type-R, CR-V[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Could Easily Surpass Honda Civic

The Honda CR-V suffers from lack of inspiration. It is adequate as a suburban SUV, but with the market being deluged with so many more options, the Honda marque is in need of more excitement to stand out from the crowd. That’s why its fifth-gen model is being redesigned based on the Civic and its Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Could Easily Surpass Honda Civic[…]

2018 Honda Civic Could Revive Hybrid – Like Accord, CR-V

Honda has big plans for its lineup in 2018. Besides launching the next-gen models of the Honda Accord and Honda CR-V, it is also going to introduce dedicated plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles, presumably taking the Clarity moniker. There seems to be one piece of the puzzle missing though. Like the Honda Accord, which has Read more about 2018 Honda Civic Could Revive Hybrid – Like Accord, CR-V[…]

2016 Ford F-150 Shares Success With CR-V, RAV4

It seems that the global automotive market has stagnated a little for the first half of this year, at least among the top-selling vehicles. In the past two quarters, seven of the the top ten best-sellers faced negative sales growth against the same period last year. According to numbers from Focus2Move, the three nameplates that Read more about 2016 Ford F-150 Shares Success With CR-V, RAV4[…]

2016 Toyota Corolla Leaves Honda Civic Far Behind

Compared to the tenth-gen Honda Civic, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is bland and uninspiring. That, however, hasn’t stopped it from leading in the global vehicle sales chart against the Honda compact sedan once again. Numbers from Focus2Move cited by Carscoops reveal that the Corolla was the number one top-selling car worldwide in the first half Read more about 2016 Toyota Corolla Leaves Honda Civic Far Behind[…]

2017 Honda Civic Type-R: Shared Design On Honda CR-V

While the new Honda Civic Si is going to be based off the tenth-gen Civic Coupe, the range-topping Type-R would be derived from the five-door hatch. And both models are going to share the elements that make them exciting with another five-door vehicle from Honda, the CR-V. So it would be a surprise for many Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Type-R: Shared Design On Honda CR-V[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: Hybrid Arrival – Inspired By RAV4

There are a few things that Honda has confirmed for the all-new Honda CR-V in 2018: a turbo mill, a three-row variant, and sporty looks. Nothing has been confirmed in regard to the possibility of the plug-in hybrid powertrain, though most reports believe that it’s coming. Unlike other automakers like Nissan which has had a Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: Hybrid Arrival – Inspired By RAV4[…]

2017 Honda CR-V Could Be Killed By Another Hybrid

The good news for the 2016 Honda CR-V is that it is finally closing in on its closest rival, the Toyota RAV4, which has been leading in sales against last year’s best-selling US SUV for most of this year. After their respective July 2016 sales numbers were revealed, there’s not a lot separating the two Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V Could Be Killed By Another Hybrid[…]

2016 Honda CR-V Hits Back – Soars Over Escape, RAV4

The Honda CR-V is at last the best-selling crossover in the US market again, but only for July. It sold 36,017 units, which also made it the fourth best-seller in the entire automotive market behind the Ford F-Series, Chevy Silverado, and Dodge Ram. But in terms of year-to-date (YTD) sales it remains trailing to the Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V Hits Back – Soars Over Escape, RAV4[…]

2017 Toyota RAV4: Much Harder For Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V is likely to undergo a light refresh with some additional features for 2017 before going all out with its fifth-gen redesign the year after. In the meantime, it would continue to lock horns with the Toyota RAV4 as they jostle for the top US sales position. June was a good month for Read more about 2017 Toyota RAV4: Much Harder For Honda CR-V[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: Extra Room For Civic Also

The biggest highlight of the 2018 Honda CR-V overhaul is the stretching of its wheelbase to include an additional row of seats. Whether or not the extra room for two is a good idea is still debatable, but one concern that arose earlier this year was the immediate production plans of the SUV. Honda announced Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: Extra Room For Civic Also[…]

2016 Honda HR-V Starts To Overrun Honda CR-V

The commendable growth of the Honda HR-V could be seen as a relief which offsets the decline of the Honda CR-V, or it could be taken as a threat to the larger compact crossover which has been cannibalizing its sales. However one views it, the latter would definitely not be the case anymore once the Read more about 2016 Honda HR-V Starts To Overrun Honda CR-V[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: More Surprises Than Accord

Like the Honda Accord, the Honda CR-V crossover is going to be underpinned by the Honda Civic platform. Based on the compact sedan, both these vehicles are going under the knife for sportier redesigns and are also going to pick up the 1.5L turbo engine from the Civic. But to the car shoppers that aren’t Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: More Surprises Than Accord[…]

2018 Honda Accord Gets Smaller – More Like Civic

The tenth generation Honda Accord has been spotted disguised in prototype form recently, and Honda is not joking around because it is basing its changes on the newly redesigned Honda Civic compact sedan. One of the big changes is the move to the Civic platform, which is also going to underpin the next-gen Honda CR-V Read more about 2018 Honda Accord Gets Smaller – More Like Civic[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: Buyers In For Surprise

In order for it to regain its position as the US SUV sales leader, the Honda CR-V is adopting some massive changes on its next-gen turnover for 2018. A turbo-four mill has been confirmed as an option, while a plug-in hybrid variant has been strongly suggested by numerous reports. But the most notable change would Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: Buyers In For Surprise[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: Greater Potential Than Civic

Come next year, the next generation Honda CR-V will finally be unveiled before it goes on sale for 2018. Many changes are expected on the SUV, and most of them would be to make it much more like its platform mate, the tenth-gen Honda Civic. The whole gist of the change is for the SUV Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: Greater Potential Than Civic[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Could Easily Overtake Civic

The Honda Civic hatch that is designated for 2017 seems to wear the brand-new sporty design language of the tenth-gen nameplate more naturally compared to its coupe and sedan siblings, at least as far as the prototype model is concerned. Whether it would fit as comfortably on the fifth-gen 2018 Honda CR-V is altogether another Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Could Easily Overtake Civic[…]