2017 Honda CR-V Boost Also Helps Honda Civic

It appears that there’s a lot more demand that the Honda CR-V is not meeting, despite its apparent decline in year-over-year sales numbers. That’s why a hefty $52 million is being poured in by Honda into its Greensburg, Indiana plant. The investment is purposed to increase production capacity for the SUV and, which involves the Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V Boost Also Helps Honda Civic[…]

2017 Honda Civic: Does It Work For CR-V?

The Honda CR-V is in need of a makeover, and is getting one from fellow platform mate Honda Civic. No longer will it have boring suburban ‘mom SUV’ sensibilities. It’s going to sport sharper design cues and excite upon sight, just like the revamped Civic after a disappointing ninth-gen showing. Is it going to work Read more about 2017 Honda Civic: Does It Work For CR-V?[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised

The one highlight of the fifth-gen Honda CR-V will be that it offers consumers more options. There are going to be three options in particular: a three-row model, a turbo-four powertrain, and a plug-in hybrid variant. These come as serious changes for the former US SUV sales leader. While all recent spy shots of the Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling!

We’ve lost count on how many times the fifth-gen Honda CR-V has been spotted fully disguised, being put through its paces on the streets. By now it is pretty evident from the longer wheelbase that the SUV is arriving with a third row of seats, as well as some significant styling tweaks. And one element Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling![…]

2017 Honda HR-V Affects Plans For Next-Gen CR-V

Although not directly verified by Honda, the fifth-gen CR-V is reportedly going to feature a three-row seating setup based on the numerous spy shots caught of the crossover. It is a first for the nameplate, and has been confusing a lot of us. Well, the reason behind the move can be found by looking at Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V Affects Plans For Next-Gen CR-V[…]

2016 Hyundai Tucson Succeeds Where CR-V, RAV4 Fall

One of the biggest concerns regarding crossovers is their safety, which is why folks go for their bulk instead of sedans or other passenger cars. In this regard, the current leaders in the market lose out to the 2016 Hyundai Tucson. Besides being garlanded the Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS, the Tucson has been Read more about 2016 Hyundai Tucson Succeeds Where CR-V, RAV4 Fall[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V

There are a few changes slated for the fifth-gen Honda CR-V, and the overall theme for them is increased sportiness. That’s the new mantra adopted by Honda since leadership changed at the top. New CEO Takahiro Hachigo wants other models to follow the example of the new Honda Civic. Apart from offering two turbocharged engines Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V[…]

2017-18 Honda CR-V Move Aside To Boost HR-V

Despite not being able to rival subcompact leader Jeep Renegade in sales, the Honda HR-V has been of great help to Honda which has needed to offset the decline in sales from the CR-V, its marque SUV. One of the reasons for sales figures that do not match its hype is supply constraints, given that Read more about 2017-18 Honda CR-V Move Aside To Boost HR-V[…]

2017 Subaru Outback vs Honda CR-V: One Clear Winner

Utility vehicles have become really big with Americans lately, which has not only driven up sales of the crossover segment but of wagons as well. And in certain cases, buyers would find that the wagons perform better as utility rides than crossovers. This is the case for the Subaru Outback and Honda CR-V. Although the Read more about 2017 Subaru Outback vs Honda CR-V: One Clear Winner[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: Plug-In, Turbo – Which Matters More?

Honda has lost its position as the top brand for SUVs as both the Honda CR-V and Honda Pilot are slipping in their respective sales charts, though the spotlight is on the CR-V as it was the king of the hill for the entire US SUV market last year. While the Pilot is not matching Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: Plug-In, Turbo – Which Matters More?[…]

2017 Honda Civic Hatch – What Type-R, CR-V Share

Honda is far from done with the starting models of its tenth-gen Civic. The compact nameplate has already arrived in sedan and coupe forms this year; the next is going to be the five-door hatchback, which is probably its most important body style. Apparently for 2017 both the Civic Si and Type-R are going to Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Hatch – What Type-R, CR-V Share[…]

2017 Honda CR-V: Three-Row, Turbo, PHEV – Identity Loss?

There are three changes heading the way of the upcoming Honda CR-V. Most significantly, the mid-size SUV is adding a third row of seats, plus it’s picking up a turbo-four option, and is adopting a plug-in hybrid powertrain. They may not all come at the same time – one or two may arrive for 2018 Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V: Three-Row, Turbo, PHEV – Identity Loss?[…]

2017 Honda Civic Hatches Into Si, Type-R – And Accord?

The most popular new kid in town, the new-gen 2016 Honda Civic, has just laid an egg in the form of the five-door Civic Hatchback that will arrive as a 2017 model preview of two more exciting versions in the works. Both the Civic Si and Type-R are reportedly going to arrive as hatch models. Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Hatches Into Si, Type-R – And Accord?[…]

2016 Honda CR-V Snubbed For Tucson As Best CUV

Last year, the Honda CR-V came out on top as the best-selling SUV in the US and was second only to the Honda Accord in the automaker’s own lineup. Since then, it has fallen from grace and is now struggling with the Ford Escape for second spot behind the Toyota RAV4 in the sales chart. Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V Snubbed For Tucson As Best CUV[…]

2016 Honda CR-V vs Ford Escape: Rivalry Beyond Specs

In respect to their specs, the 2016 Honda CR-V and Ford Escape compete quite closely. The former is capable of 185hp and 181lb-ft torque with fuel economy of up to 30mpg combined. The Escape manages only 28mpg combined in comparison but offers another powertrain option worth 240hp and 270lb-ft torque alongside its base 168hp and Read more about 2016 Honda CR-V vs Ford Escape: Rivalry Beyond Specs[…]

2017 Honda HR-V Pushes Out CR-V For Supply Boost

Honda really has the subcompact HR-V to thank lately. While sales of the CR-V have not been improving, the smaller crossover made up for it with soaring demand that the automaker has been breathlessly trying to meet. In order to accommodate more HR-V units to keep up with buyers, Honda is moving HR-V production to Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V Pushes Out CR-V For Supply Boost[…]

2017 Honda CR-V, Odyssey – No Hybrid, No Fight!

There are two crucial segments that are booming in the market right now – crossovers and minivans. The Honda CR-V runs a major risk of losing to the Toyota RAV4 and the Honda Odyssey to the Chrysler Pacifica if they don’t offer hybrid variants next year. Lately, both utility vehicles from Honda have been spotted Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V, Odyssey – No Hybrid, No Fight![…]

2016 Honda Civic Leads Accord, CR-V Reform

They were the top two sales leaders in the Honda lineup for 2015, but a lot would agree that it is time for the 2016 Honda Accord and Honda CR-V to undergo some much-needed changes. Their guideline would be the current sales leader for the automaker – the tenth-gen Honda Civic. Despite the shrinking of Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Leads Accord, CR-V Reform[…]

2017 Honda CR-V: Lacking Crucial Feature – Look To Toyota!

By now it should be safe to say that the 2016 Honda CR-V is not in a really good place. Since being the number one SUV in the US last year, it has taken a tumble and is now trailing the Toyota RAV4 in the sales charts. Even if the CR-V ends up being number Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V: Lacking Crucial Feature – Look To Toyota![…]

2018 Jeep Cherokee Could Take After Next-Gen CR-V

Reports of the next-gen Honda CR-V, reportedly being revealed next year and released the year after, didn’t fail to startle people as spy shots indicate that the signature Honda SUV is probably arriving with a third row of seats. If the latest spy shots of the 2018 Jeep Cherokee from TFLCar are to be believed, Read more about 2018 Jeep Cherokee Could Take After Next-Gen CR-V[…]