The Honda CR-V gains a fresh trim level for 2016. The SE trim slots in between the uplevel EX trim and the base LX trim. Available in all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive, prices for the SE begin at $23,445. Sensing Safety technologies provided on the greater-end trim level, and the Special Edition SE trim added with 17-inch wheels, security system, and privacy glass.
The standard exterior features of Intermittent Wipers, Intermittent rear wiper, Rear defogger, Steel wheels, 215/70R S tires, 16 x 6.5 in. Wheels, All-season tires, Temporary spare tire, Inside mounted spare tire, Rear liftgate door, Fixed liftgate window, and Cargo tie downs.
Standard features in the 2016 CR-V include Bluetooth, Pandora compatibility, a 4-speaker audio system, and rearview camera.
Available features include a push-button start, power moonroof, a seven-speaker audio system, dual-zone automatic climate control, navigation, HD Radio, satellite radio, a seven-inch touch screen, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, Honda LaneWatch, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, and the collision mitigation braking system that can automatically apply brakes in case collision is imminent.
Honda includes a seven” touch-screen display which works with a touch or swipes to control navigation, and audio. The screen is available on EX and even higher trim levels. Also, all 2016 CR-Vs boast a color multi-information display which can be controlled and adjusted from the steering wheel. The audio and telematics system of CR-V provides connectivity for an interface for Pandora, Bluetooth, and the text messaging.
Engine/ Fuel Efficiency
The CR-V compact SUV attains EPA fuel-economy ratings of 26 MPG city and 33 MPG highway, for the combined 29 MPG for FWD cars. The AWD version is moderately less-efficient, averaging 25 MPG city and 31 MPG highway with the combined EPA average-estimate of 27 MPG.
Standard safety equipment on each 2016 CR-V includes stability control and assist systems; ABS with the brake assist. There are also frontal, front-side, and side-curtain air bags. A multi-angle rearview camera which comes standard on all 2016 Honda versions. According to Honda, the front seats of CR-V are designed to minimize possible neck injury in case of a rear collision.
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Posted on July 22, 2016