8. 2016 Honda CR-V
The CR-V is one of the top-selling small crossovers in the auto-market due to its great performance. The model has a reasonable price for its class entry. It is extremely fuel efficient. The all-wheel drive however drops to 25 mpg which gives families everything they are looking for in an SUV. A brand new SE (Special Edition) trim level has been introduced. The new trim 17 inch alloy wheels, a security system and rear glass privacy has also been added to the base LX.
All CR-V’s model have been engineered with generous windows which in turn offer a great outward vision. When compared to all the other SUVs on this list, the CR-V offers a less obstructed view which makes this vehicle not only safer on the road but also easily maneuverable on tighter spots. The new exterior gives the vehicle a visually upscale impression which is reinforced by an additional chrome finish. The up-level trim comes with 18″ tires which enhance the appearance of the vehicle and fill out the fenders.
Interior Design and Technology
As a 5 passenger crossover SUV, the 2016 Honda CR-V comes with full power accessories, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity, a reclining rear seat and Pandora internet radio compatibility. The EX model sports a keyless entry and ignition system, heated front seats, a 7 inch touch display and dynamic guidelines.
Engine and Fuel Economy
The 2016 Honda CR-V comes with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine which delivers an estimated 185 horsepower and 181 pound per feet of torque. Buyers may select between an all-wheel and front wheel drive. The EPA fuel economy rating stands at an estimated combination of 29 mpg i.e. 26 city and 33 highway.
Stability and traction control, antilock brakes, side curtain airbags, a rearview camera and front seat side bags are offered as standard. Other standard safety features include a LaneWatch blind spot monitoring system and a Lane departure warning system which are optional.
Posted on August 20, 2016