The Japanese auto producer Honda is set to release its fourth generation of CRV for the 2016 model year. Known as 2016 Honda CRV, this car is expected to take the mantle from its current generation and bolster it with a variety of cosmetic and functionality upgrades. This all-time favourite family vehicle will go through extensive redesign methods and appear as an all-rounder in terms of both overall looks and performance. As a bonus, this car is likely to be priced same or slightly higher than the current model. So now, you don’t have to worry about cashing out a fortune when you finally decide to buy it.
2016 Honda CRV: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Facelifts of this upcoming vehicle start from the exterior and goes on to its interior and under the hood features. Talking about exterior design, it is worthy of a mention that 2016 Honda CRV will show-off a new front bumper, cover and a stylish pair of headlights. On the rear, door of its luggage compartment takes the dominant role. Apart from shedding few extra pounds and riding lighter, this car will have a gorgeous set of alloy wheels that allow for maximum grip and handling on roads.
With the aim of providing a more classy and comfortable interior, Honda has employed a new technique for the upcoming generation of 2016 Honda CRV. The look and feel of this new interior complements with the car’s aesthetics, as the seats are wrapped in finest quality leather materials and come with heating facilities for both front and back seats. The dashboard functionality has been greatly improvised and features a 7 inch touch screen along with navigation system. With the increase in car’s dimensions, more head and legroom has become available along with added cargo space. So ride in luxury and comfort because this car has got it all.
2016 Honda CRV: Engine Specs
The upcoming 2016 Honda CRV will offer a couple of engine variants for different markets. In Europe, it would come loaded with a 1.6 litre i-VTEC engine generating 118 hp and torque of 300 lb-ft. Another variant is a 2.0 litre i-VTEC engine delivering 148 hp and torque of 192 lb-ft.
In the U.S. market customers will get from a 2.4 litre 185 hp and 221 lb-ft torque variant. This engine will be combined with the latest dual-clutch gearbox and likely to be offered in front-wheel drive system. There have been no official reports so far regarding fuel efficiency, but it would be safe to expect a slight increase over its predecessor. This is mostly due to improvisation in the engine and lighter weight of the vehicle.
2016 Honda CRV: Release Date and Price
Although details about price and release are still under wraps, we can still make a guess that 2016 Honda CRV will be priced same or slightly higher than the current model. The base model of 2016 Honda CRV could cost around $ 24 000 and be released either at the end of 2015 or during the early days of 2016. We will keep you updated with more information as soon as it becomes available.