2015 CR-V A Popular Choice In UK; Coming To India Soon

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Japanese automobile giant Honda will be launching new products in India during 2015. They plan to introduce Jazz premium hatchback, HR-V compact SUV and HR-V SUV. The manufacturer had launched its first MPV for India the Mobilio, along with a new City sedan and Amaze compact sedan.

Honda have already launched its CR-V in several markets. It has currently been a popular choice among several SUV buyers in United Kingdom. This vehicle is expected to witness a similar response in India as well.

The Euro-spec CR-V gets a single diesel engine, which will be offered in two state of tunes:

  • The first is a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel mill that produces 118 bhp, along with 350 Nm of peak torque
  • The second is a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel mill that produces 158 bhp
  • It is offered in either manual transmission or a 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Honda claims their automatic diesel option provides fuel efficiency figures of 20.4 kpl
  • The new diesel mill is Euro 6-compliant
  • Honda also provides either front wheel drive or all-wheel drive option
  • They also offer their popular petrol engine from its predecessor

2015 Honda CR-V Features:

  • Internet radio
  • DAB, FM, AM and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Satellite navigation
  • Internet browsing
  • Honda Connect Infotainment system

2015 Honda CR-V Safety Features:

  • Rear-view parking camera
  • Adaptive Cruise Control or i-ACC
  • Euro NCAP 5-star rating
  • Honda SENSING
  • Automatic low-speed braking
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System
  • Blind Spot Information
  • High Bean Support System

The CR-V is priced competitively in UK, however, in India expect it to be priced as a premium SUV. Honda is expected to assemble its 2015 CR-V locally and could achieve lower pricing options, thus making it a lucrative buy.

Story first published: Saturday, January 24, 2015, 13:26 [IST]
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