Honda always has new generations of SUV. Even more, Honda always plans their new SUVs in the future. One of their newest SUVs planned for the future is 2018 Honda CR-V. Because it has not been released yet, not many people know about its specs. However, you must be curious about its detailed specs. Therefore, in this article we will discuss about it. From some rumors, there will be many changes offered. Of course, it is very interesting to peek out its future specs.
2018 Honda CR-V Exterior Design Changes
Firstly, we will talk about 2018 Honda CRV redesign related to exterior design. This Honda CR-V will come with much sportier design. Besides that, it will also have more upscale appearance. Even though it has the larger body compared to the previous version, this car looks much more aggressive. You can see it from the grille that comes with longer hood. The new grille enhances the look and the bumper also makes this new SUV much more attractive.
Still related to the exterior, it applies the similar windows compared to the previous models. For the taillights, they are fully redesigned. Then, the headlights are taken from Honda Acura. For the modular chassis, it is taken from the future Honda Accord that guarantees the more dynamic and smoother ride. With bigger wheels, this car will also increase the performance with all wheel drive system. Overall, the exterior design can meet what people want.
2018 Honda CR-V Interior Design Changes
Continued to 2018 Honda CRV interior, the cabin & rear legroom will have the best class. It applies the better quality materials compared to the ongoing models. For example, the seats are much more comfortable for both the driver and passengers. Besides that, you will also find a volume control that functions for sound system inside the car. It is very useful for entertainment while driving this car.
There are also some features applied on this future SUV. One of them is the 7 inch screen that can run an operating system of Android with sat-navigation, Android vehicle, and Apple CarPlay. You will also be offered with many safety features including security and Myriad safety functions. Those safety features purpose to prevent car collision and other possible accidents. Considering the interior redesigns above, 2018 CR-V becomes one of the most impressive SUVs next year.
2018 Honda CR-V Engine Change
Talking about the engine, it is still unknown officially. However, some rumors say that there will be some options for this car. The base model is going to be powered by 2.4 liter engine and 4 cylinders. With this engine, you will find that this 2018 Honda can provide up to 185 horsepower as well as 182 pounds feet of torque. There are also some other models such as Touring, EX-L, and EX that will use 1.5 liter engine and 4 cylinders of turbocharged direct injection. This engine offers up to 192 horsepower as well as 180 pounds feet of torque.
Those engine options are actually good enough. However, there is also a rumor which says that this next generation Honda CRV 2017 is going to come with hybrid engine. Even though it sounds impossible, we may still expect it until the official release date is announced. With 2.0 liter of gasoline burning engine and four cylinders paired with 2 electric motors, the power is hoped to be much higher. Besides that, it will also make this compact SUV earth friendly and much better at fuel economy. For the transmission, it offers 6 speed manual transmissions.
2018 Honda CR-V Specs
Talking about its specs, you cannot separate it from the speed. To hit from 0 to 60 miles per hour, it needs about 9 seconds. For standing ¼ mile, it will take about 17 seconds. Then, the top speed is also amazing where it can be up to 110 miles per hour.
2018 Honda CR-V Fuel Economy
2018 CR-V will also offer good gas mileage. In this city with crowded and busy roads, it is expected to offer up to 24 miles per gallon. On the other hand, it is hoped to offer up to 31 miles per gallon when it runs on highways. For combined roads, it may be able to offer about 27 miles per gallon. Considering the fuel economy above, this compact SUV will belong to one of the most fuel efficient SUVs.
2018 Honda CR-V Prices and Release Date
If you are interested in this new SUV, you have to wait for its released that may be launched in the end of this year. Even though there are some great rivals such as Toyota RAV4, Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, Nissan Rogue, Hyundai Tucson, and Subaru Forester, this future Honda CR-V still becomes the best choice for you. To get this SUV, you may need to spend up to about $ 25,000 for the base model. For the higher models, of course the prices are more expensive.