2013 Honda CR-V Features, Specifications, Variants, Video Review And Price

2013 Honda CR-V new model for India has been revealed and the prices will be announced on 12th of February 2013. The car is now being produced in India and thus will attract less taxes and increase in the localization has helped Honda Cars India to price new CR-V more aggressively. The 2013 Honda CR-V has been priced at Rs.19.95 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi for the base model and goes up to Rs. 23.85 Lakhs.

Variants and Price List

The 4 variants of the CR-V and its ex-showroom Delhi price are as follows:

  • CR-V 2.0L MT is priced at Rs.19.95  Lakhs
  • CR-V 2.0L AT is priced at Rs. 20.85 Lakhs
  • CR-V 2.4L AT is priced at Rs. 22.40 Lakhs
  • CR-V 2.4L AT With AVN is priced at Rs. 23.85 Lakhs

Video Review

2013 Honda CR-V Variants, Features and Specifications

The new CR-V comes in 4 variants out of which the base variant comes with a 2 litre engine and manual transmission, while the second variant comes with the same 2 litre engine mated to an automatic gearbox. The other two variants are powered by a more powerful 2.4 litre engine and are mated to automatic gearboxes as well and come with a real time 4 wheel drive system while the lower two variants are front wheel drive. The top two variants come with different features sets as explained in the later section.

CR-V Hangar

Engine Specifications

Talking of the engines and power figures, the 2 litre SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine delivers a perk power of 154 BHP at 6500 RPM and a peak torque of 190 Nm at 4300 RPM. The manual version comes with a 6 speed manual system while the automatic one comes with a 5 speed automatic. Both these versions are front wheel drives or 2WD. The ARAI rated fuel mileage of these variants is 13.7 KMPL.

The more powerful engine on top 2 variants, is a 2.4 Litre DOHC i-VTEC Petrol engine with a power power of whooping 187 BHP at 7000 RPM and a peak torque of 226 Nm at 4400 RPM. It is mated to a 5 speed automatic gearbox and has a real time 4WD or four wheel drive system. It has a ARAI rated mileage of 12 KMPL which is not bad for a car with such powerful engine.

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General Specifications

Below are some general specifications which are common to all the variants:

  • Length x width x height = 4545mm x 1820 mm x 1685 mm
  • Wheelbase of 2620 mm
  • Ground clearance of 170 mm
  • McPherson Strut suspension at front
  • Double Wishbone independent suspension at rear
  • Torsion bar at both front and rear
  • Disk bakes on all 4 wheels
  • Electric power steering with collapsible column
  • Wide section tubeless radial tyres of 225/67 R17
  • Wheel size of 17x 6.5J

CR-V Jetty


Some of the key features of Honda CR-V are:

  • HID Projector headlamps (only on 2.4 Litre variants)
  • 17 inch 10 spoke alloy wheels
  • Fog Lamps
  • Sporty Chrome grille
  • Chrome garnish on rear
  • Outside rear view mirrors with integrated turn indicators
  • Electrically adjustable and foldable outside rear view mirrors
  • Integrated audio system with CD/ AM/ FM/ MP3/ USB and iPod support
  • 6.1 Inch touch-screen Audio and Navigation System with CD/ VDC / DVD player, AM/FM Radio, iPod, Bluetooth phone support and USB connectivity (only on top end 2.4L variant)
  • Steering mounted Audio controls
  • Steering mounted phone controls (only on top end 2.4L variant)
  • 6 Speakers Audio system
  • Independent Dual zone automatic climate control
  • Multi-information display screen of 5 inch, coloured for reverse camera, clock, fuel consumption and Audio playback
  • Reverse parking assist camera
  • Cruise control system
  • Paddle Shift for manual shifting behind steering wheel (only on 2.4 Litre variants)
  • ECON mode for economical driving
  • Sienna Beige upholstery
  • Leather wrapped steering wheel, gear knob and leather upholstery
  • 8 way adjustable driver seat with lumbar support
  • 60:40 Split rear seats
  • Front and rear armrests
  • Tilt and telescopic adjustment on steering wheel
  • Central locking with keyless entry
  • Foldable key
  • G-CON Body structure for safety
  • Dual SRS airbags
  • Side and curtain airbags
  • Vehicle Stability System
  • ABS with EBD
  • Motion adaptive power steering
  • Hill start assist on AT versions
  • Speed sensing door locks

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In all, it comes quite loaded with features like ABS, EBD, Airbags, Alloy wheels and Leather upholstery as standard on all variants. The feature set is quite premium right from the base model.

New CR-V has good potential to give tough competition to segment leaders like Fortuner. It will also rival the likes of Rexton, X1, Q3 to name a few. The pricing will have a key role to play in the whole positioning and competition. Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more updates.

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Cr-V Golf

CR-V Glory

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