HONDA REFRESHES CR-V e:HEV LINE-UP AND ADDS NEW SPORT LINE VARIANT

  • New Activity Line grade introduces refined styling possibility for CR-V
  • CR-V gets new e:HEV branding to enhance its position in Honda’s e:Engineering solution line-up
  • CR-V and all-new Jazz are important to Honda’s commitment to rollout electrified technological know-how across its mainstream European motor vehicle line up by 2022
  • Upgrades across the CR-V e:HEV array include things like new alloy-wheel structure and inside fashion enhancements

 

Honda is rising the attractiveness of its 2021 CR-V line-up with the addition of a new Activity Line grade, presenting a sporty and refined styling alternative. The refreshed CR-V array, which capabilities Honda’s highly developed hybrid technological know-how as common, also gets new e:HEV badging to align it with the all-new Jazz e:HEV in the brand’s e:Engineering solution line-up.

 

The new Activity Line grade is launched alongside a quantity of updates on all  variants of the fifth era CR-V. Inside trim is up-to-date with a modern day silver finish applied to components on the centre console, doorway playing cards and accent line that sweeps across the reduce dashboard higher than the glove compartment. A new attractive 18” alloy wheel structure and privateness glass is now out there on Magnificence (SE) models and wireless cellular phone charging has been added to top grade Government (EX) models.

 

The new stand-out Activity Line grade – out there in two paint finishes, Crystal Black or Platinum White – incorporates a quantity of darkened fashion accents to broaden the attractiveness of the CR-V e:HEV. Elegant black components include things like the headlight trim, wing mirrors and window surrounds, with a black finish also applied to the alloy wheels and wheel nuts.

 

Activity Line models are even further distinguished by a darkish chrome finish all around the fog lights and on the grille, with accompanying accents on the bumper, doorway and tailgate. Privacy glass is involved as common for both of those entrance-wheel-travel and all-wheel-travel Activity Line variants, to finish the refined appear.

 

Inside of, the Activity Line models gain from enhancements that raise the high quality come to feel and outstanding top quality of the most recent CR-V components. Black wooden panels swap the silver inside trim on the console, doorway panels and higher than the glove compartment, complemented by a piano black finish applied to the instrument panel, infotainment and climate regulate surrounds. The steering wheel trim, equipment shifter and doorway handles also receive the piano black therapy, with black headlining, pillar trim and leather seats completing the Activity Line experience.

 

The addition of the CR-V to the e:Engineering household follows the start of the new Jazz e:HEV and Honda e in 2020, each and every contributing towards Honda’s commitment to electrify 100% of its mainstream European line-up by 2022. In addition to the new e:HEV branding, CR-V models also receive a blue-outlined Honda badge, highlighting their reduced emissions credentials.

 

The CR-V e:HEV retains Honda’s responsive and very-effective highly developed hybrid powertrain technological know-how, initial launched to the CR-V in 2019. The Clever Multi-Manner Travel (i-MMD) technological know-how includes two electrical motors, an Atkinson-cycle petrol motor, an revolutionary transmission and 3 smart driving modes to supply higher levels of actual-planet performance and refinement.

 

The CR-V e:HEV is outfitted with an effective two.-litre i-VTEC petrol motor, with peak electrical power of 107 kW (a hundred forty five PS) at 6,two hundred rpm, and a effective a hundred thirty five kW (184 PS) electrical motor with torque of 315 Nm (232 lb ft). Its fuel-effective hybrid technique produces COtwo emissions from 151g/km (WLTP combined cycle) and fuel financial state of 6.6l/100km (WLTP combined cycle) on entrance-wheel travel models, and COtwo emissions from 161g/km (WLTP combined cycle) and fuel financial state of seven.1l/100km (WLTP combined cycle) on all-wheel travel models. The petrol-electrical powertrain can propel the CR-V e:HEV from zero to 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds in FWD specification and in 8.nine seconds for the AWD design, with a top velocity of 180 km/h (112 mph).

 

The refreshed CR-V e:HEV continues to gain from a refined chassis structure that makes sure the vehicle provides an engaging driving experience and exemplary experience ease and comfort. Its lightweight and rigid building capabilities a reduced centre of gravity, with refined entrance and rear suspension units and variable-ratio steering. Honda’s most recent all-wheel travel technological know-how – the ‘Real Time AWD with Clever Command System™’ – together with elevated ground clearance, provides all-wheel travel models genuine all-terrain capability.

 

In line with Honda’s ‘Safety for Everyone’ philosophy, the CR-V’s course-main suite of passive and active security units carry on to be avaliable as common for all variants. The strong system presents the basis for extraordinary security performance, with an ‘All Directions Collision Safety’ strategy. The system structure incorporates Honda’s exclusive next-era ACE™ (Superior Compatibility Engineering) overall body framework, which employs a network of linked structural components to distribute crash power far more evenly.

 

The passive security capabilities on the CR-V are complemented by the Honda Sensing™ suite of active security and driver guide systems, which is among the most detailed deal of security systems in its course.