New Honda CR-V 2018 Launch Highlights: Prices Start At Rs 28.15 Lakh

New Honda CR-V 2018 Launch LIVE Updates: Honda Car India is all set to launch the latest version of their seven-seater SUV - the 2018 Honda CR-V. The new Honda CR-V brings significant changes to the outgoing model in terms of both aesthetics and mechanicals. For the first time ever, the Honda CR-V will be available with a diesel engine.

New Honda CR-V India-Launch LIVE Updates: Price Details, Specs, Features, Images & More

The 2018 Honda CR-V was first unveiled at Auto Expo 2018, held back in February. In terms of aesthetics, the new Honda CR-V showcases a design language similar to all the recently-launched products from the Japanese automotive brand.

The new CR-V is now 47mm longer and 35mm wider than before. The wheelbase has also gone up by 40mm. As per reports, the 2018 Honda CR-V will be offered only in a single trim with three powertrain options.

New Honda CR-V India-Launch LIVE Updates: Price Details, Specs, Features, Images & More

Coming to the engines, the latest Honda CR-V can be opted with either a 1.6-litre diesel or a 2.0-litre petrol unit. The new diesel powerplant makes 118bhp and 300Nm of torque while the petrol motor is good for 152bhp and 189Nm. The diesel engine will come mated to a 9-speed automatic which sends the power to either the front wheels or all four wheels.

As for the petrol engine, the transmission system will only be a CVT unit; the same as on most other Honda products on sale. However, the diesel variant is expected to fetch more sales.

New Honda CR-V India-Launch LIVE Updates: Price Details, Specs, Features, Images & More

The new Honda CR-V is expected to carry a price tag of around Rs 26 – 30 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). Once launched, it will rival the likes of the Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour.

Here Are The LIVE Launch Updates Of The New Honda CR-V 2018:

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Oct 9, 2018 11:48 AM

Crowd-Puller At Auto Expo 2018

Crowd-Puller At Auto Expo 2018

As mentioned before, the new CR-V was first unveiled at Auto Expo 2018. Since then, it has become one of the most anticipated launches in the Indian SUV market.

Oct 9, 2018 11:53 AM

The Latest Design Language

The Latest Design Language

Honda has completely revamped the design of their seven-seater SUV. The new CR-V looks sharper than before and the overall design language is similar to the current products sold by Honda.

Oct 9, 2018 11:57 AM

Unique Wheel Design

Unique Wheel Design

The 18-inch three-spoke alloy wheel design has got mixed opinions. Some argue that five-spoke or six-spoke alloys are best-suited for SUVs and we agree to that. What do you think?

Oct 9, 2018 12:00 PM

Premium & Loaded On The Inside

Premium & Loaded On The Inside

The 2018 Honda CR-V comes with premium material usage and modern technology on the inside. This ranges from a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system to the button-operated transmission.

Oct 9, 2018 12:05 PM

Massive Presence

Massive Presence

The new CR-V is quite larger than before and it had to be like that. The main reason for this is that its rivals — the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour – have got a massive presence on-road.

Oct 9, 2018 12:15 PM

Everyone's Talking About The New Diesel Engine

Everyone's Talking About The New Diesel Engine

One of the biggest letdowns of the previous-generation Honda CR-V was the unavailability of a diesel engine. But the new 2018 CR-V gets a 1.6-litre diesel engine which makes 118bhp and 300Nm of torque. It comes mated only to a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Oct 9, 2018 12:25 PM

The Event Has Started

The Event Has Started

Honda Car India officials are welcoming the gathering.

Oct 9, 2018 12:28 PM

The Leader Of Honda Car India Is Addressing The Audience

The Leader Of Honda Car India Is Addressing The Audience

Gaku Nakanishi, President & CEO of Honda Cars India Pvt. Ltd. shares the plans of the brand for the Indian market.

Oct 9, 2018 12:29 PM

This Is The Fourth-Generation Model (Globally Fifth)

This Is The Fourth-Generation Model (Globally Fifth)

The very first CR-V was introduced in India back in 2003, after which three models followed (including the new one).

Oct 9, 2018 12:31 PM

The Range Of Engines

The Range Of Engines

The new 1.6-litre diesel and 2.0-litre petrol engines have been specifically engineered to meet the performance and fuel-efficiency needs of the Indian customer.

Oct 9, 2018 12:34 PM

Developed To Stand Apart

Developed To Stand Apart

Hiromichi Tsushima, Large Project Leader at Honda's Japan R&D Centre, shares what has gone into the development of the new Honda CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 12:37 PM

The New CR-V Is Quite Unique Compared To Its Rivals

The New CR-V Is Quite Unique Compared To Its Rivals

Rajesh Goel, Senior Vice President & Director — Marketing & Sales at Honda Cars India Limited, shares all the unique features of the new CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 12:38 PM

"Dynamic, Wow & Sophisticated"

Performance, Aesthetics & Quality are the three main factors which the engineers at Honda have concentrated while developing the new CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 12:40 PM

Best For Five; Room For Seven

Best For Five; Room For Seven

The new CR-V is aimed to be a brilliantly-packaged five-seater with an option to seat two more if required.

Oct 9, 2018 12:41 PM

Attention To Practicality

Attention To Practicality

The second and third-row seats can be folded down completely to make sure the CR-V can carry the largest amount of luggage, possible.

Oct 9, 2018 12:43 PM

The New Lighting System

The New Lighting System

The new LED headlamp units provide the best of visibility and aesthetic appeal.

Oct 9, 2018 12:44 PM

The New 9-Speed Automatic

The New 9-Speed Automatic

The diesel engine will be offered along with a smooth-shifting 9-speed automatic transmission.

Oct 9, 2018 12:46 PM

It's A CVT Unit For The Petrol Engine

It's A CVT Unit For The Petrol Engine

The 2.0-Litre i-VTEC petrol engine comes mated to a CVT unit. You can also see its specs on the picture.

Oct 9, 2018 12:49 PM

Lighter Yet Stronger

Lighter Yet Stronger

Here's a glance of the body engineering techniques and materials which have gone into the Honda CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 12:50 PM

Modern Interiors

Modern Interiors

Here's how the interiors look in concept form.

Oct 9, 2018 12:51 PM

The AWD Unit Gets A Fancy Feature

The AWD Unit Gets A Fancy Feature

The Torque Indicator Monitor on the Honda CR-V is one of the many other features revolving around the all-wheel-drive system.

Oct 9, 2018 12:53 PM

The New Honda CR-V Prevents You From Sleeping While Driving

The Driver Attention Feature in the new CR-V ensures that the driver is always up and alert about the road and traffic conditions, by taking inputs from a lot of sensors.

Oct 9, 2018 12:54 PM

The New Touchscreen Infotainment System

The New Touchscreen Infotainment System

The 7.0-inch unit supports both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Oct 9, 2018 12:55 PM

The Driving Modes Are Selected Via Buttons

The Driving Modes Are Selected Via Buttons

You don't get a conventional lever-selector for the automatic transmission but dedicated buttons for added convenience.

Oct 9, 2018 12:57 PM

Host Of Driver-Assist Features

Host Of Driver-Assist Features

Here are some of the advanced driver-assist features offered on the new Honda CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 12:58 PM

A 'Little' More On Practicality

A 'Little' More On Practicality

The new CR-V comes with a lot of intelligently-placed storage spaces too.

Oct 9, 2018 1:02 PM

And The All-New Honda CR-V Has Been Launched In India At Rs 28.15 Lakh

And The All-New Honda CR-V Has Been Launched In India At Rs 28.15 Lakh

The new CR-V comes at a starting price of Rs 28.15 lakh for the petrol 2WD variant while prices for the diesel 2WD and AWD stand at Rs 30.65 lakh and Rs 32.75 lakh, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom (India).

Oct 9, 2018 1:07 PM

Quite A Lot Of Equipment On Offer

Quite A Lot Of Equipment On Offer

Here is a list of all the features and equipment offered on the new Honda CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 1:09 PM

A Host Of Accessories Are Also On Offer

A Host Of Accessories Are Also On Offer

You can opt these official Honda CR-V accessories to make yours a bit unique.

Oct 9, 2018 1:10 PM

Here Are The Service & Warranty Details

Here Are The Service & Warranty Details

Maintenance costs are significantly lower than before, for the new Honda CR-V.

Oct 9, 2018 1:15 PM

This Is The New Honda CR-V!

This Is The New Honda CR-V!

The new Honda CR-V surely brings so much to stand apart from its rivals. Pricing is a bit on the higher side but for what you pay, you get quite a lot. Our launch-article is up now and you can check out more details of the new CR-V there.

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