designed to appeal to those looking for a SUV but are keen to keep the running costs to a minimum
Prices for the new British built Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC SUV will start at £22,800 for the entry level model.
The Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is only available as a 2WD model and has been designed to appeal to those looking for a SUV but are keen to keep the running costs to a minimum, zero vehicles excise duty in year one, then £30 per annum and the promise of 62.8 mpg, with reliability makes it an appealing package.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Engine
The CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is powered by a 1597cc diesel engine, which develops 120PS at 4,000 rpm with maximum torque (300Nm) available at 2,000 rpm. It is only available with a six-speed manual gearbox and two-wheel drive.
Honda is claiming 62.8 mpg on the official combined cycle, which would be remarkable if it is achievable, which would give a range of around 800 miles on one tank of fuel. CO2 emissions are recorded as 119 g/km, which means the CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC qualifies for just £0 road tax for the first year and as low as £30 annual road tax thereafter.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Range
The CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is available with trim levels – ‘S’, ‘SE’ and ‘SR’.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC ‘S’
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC features DAB Radio, dual zone climate control air conditioning, cruise control, electric adjustable and heated door mirrors, USB connectivity, steering wheel remote audio controls, 5-inch Intelligent Multi Info Display (i-MID), 17” alloy wheels. ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), driver seat power lumber support and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) are standard.
An optional T Grade is also available on the S specification and for an additional £765 it adds SD Navigation system and Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT).
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC ‘SE’
The ‘SE’ gains front and rear parking sensors, rear view camera, Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT), CAT 1 alarm with ultrasonic sensor, leather steering wheel, leather gear shift, rain sensing auto wipers, dusk sensing auto lights and auto dim rear view mirror. You can add SD Navigation system and Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT) for £765 under the optional T Grade package.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC ‘SR’
The top of the range ‘SR model adds Alcantara/leather upholstery, heated front seats, premium audio with subwoofer, painted roof rails, privacy glass, Bi-HID xenon headlights with auto levelling, active cornering lights, High Beam Support System (HSS), headlight washers, front fog lights, driver and passenger seat power lumber support and 18" alloy wheels.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Prices
|Petrol Models||CO2 (g/km)||Combined mpg||OTR||VED Tax Band|
|CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC S||119||62.8||£22,800||C|
|CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC S-T||119||62.8||£23,565||C|
|CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC SE||119||62.8||£24,660||C|
|CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC SE-T||119||62.8||£25,425||C|
|CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC SR||124||60.1||£26,880||D|
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Company Car Users
In the current tax year 2013/14, CR-V 1.6 S and SE grades will benefit from P11D tax rates starting from 18 per cent, increasing by 1 per cent in tax year 2014/15, making for a highly tax efficient vehicle.
Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC Availability
The CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is set to arrive at Honda dealerships during October 2013.Published 19 August 2013