The new Honda CR-V is now on sale with prices starting at £21,395 for the entry-level 2.0 i-VTEC manual S grade 2WD model rising to £32,650 for the 2.2 i-DTEC EX auto. The first cars will arrive in Honda showrooms in October 2012.
For the first time there will be a 2WD drive only model which promises better fuel consumption at lower entry price than the 4WD models, both the 2.0 i-VTEC and 2.2 i-DTEC engines emit significantly less CO2 than its predecessor.
The new CR-V will be available with trim levels S, SE, SR and EX;
The entry-level CR-V S starts at £21,395 - features 5-inch Intelligent Multi Info Display (i-MID), driver power lumbar support, Idle Stop, Dual Zone Climate Control, cruise control, 17-inch alloy wheels, fabric interior, Hill Start Assist, Steering wheel stereo controls, USB/iPod auxiliary input, one touch folding rear seats. Plus a CD tuner and 4 speaker stereo, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-lock braking system (ABD), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) and central locking.
The SE CR-V starts at £22,895 and includes all the equipment found in S but adds a leather steering wheel and gear shifter, rain sensing auto wipers, dusk sensing auto lights, auto dim rear view mirror, front and rear parking sensors, rear view parking camera, one-touch power windows (also key fob operated), electrically folding door mirrors, 6-speaker stereo, Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone, front fog lights, tweeters and a CAT1 alarm.
The CR- V SR range starts at £26,445 – and features 1/2 leather and Alcantara interior, heated front seats, ambient lighting for driver/passenger foot well and doors, premium audio, DAB Radio, colour-coded roof rails, privacy glass, Bi-HID lights with Auto Levelling, dynamic cornering lights, High Beam Support System, headlight washers, 18-inch alloy wheels, passenger power lumbar support and manual passenger seat height adjustment.
The top of the range Honda CR-V EX starts at £28,900 and benefits from smart entry, leather interior, power tailgate, electric driver seat with memory function, panoramic glass roof and integrated satellite navigation.Published 27 September 2012