Honda Motor Co. has released two videos revealing the exterior and the interior of the fifth-generation of the CR-V SUV. The new Honda CR-V is expected to be showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show to be held in November 2016.
The new-generation Honda CR-V features an evolutionary design language. The 2017 CR-V has got itself a new front grille, reshaped bumper, large air dam grille and subtle changes to the headlights which are surrounded by a wing-shaped LED daytime running lights (DRLs).
As for the side profile, there are not muchof a change, but for the reshaped quarter glass which looks sportier.
On the rear profile, there are significant changes with L-shaped tail lamps, anew tailgate with a full-width chrome design, sportier spoiler, and dual exhausts.
Watch the Honda CR-V exterior video
A look into the interiors reveal new technological and design changes. There is an upmarket feel to the materials Honda has used which includes a soft-touch instrument panel and seats with detailed stitching.
The 7-inch infotainment system features the Android OS and smartphone integration compatible for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This is ably supported by a physical volume control knob and the new Honda Satellite-linked Navigation system which has been co-developed along with Garmin.
Other features include remote engine start, heated door mirrors, electric tailgate and parking brake, 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, 4-way adjustable lumbar support and heated function for the front seats, dual-zone climate control, and rear USB charging ports.
On the powertrain front, the 2017 Honda CR-V will be powered by a 2.4-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine churning out 183bhp and 244Nm of torque.
Also, a 1.5-litre turbocharged four cylinder petrol engine which produces 189bhp and 242Nm of torque. Both the mills are paired to the CVT automatic gearbox.
Watch the Honda CR-V interiors