The 2018 Honda CR-V has finally made its official debut in India. It retails in-between the price range of INR 28.15 lakhs to INR 32.75 lakh.
The 2018 Honda CR-V comes to India with a starting price tag of INR 28.15 lakhs. With its top-end variant retailing at INR 32.75 lakhs, it pitches against the competition like the Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner. The CR-V goes on sale in India in a total of three iterations. These are petrol 2WD, diesel 2WD and diesel 4WD.
The former comes with a CVT gearbox as standard. While the latter two get a 9-speed torque converter unit. Will the Flagship SUV from Honda make a mark in its segment? Or has Honda priced it a little too high for full-sized SUV buyers in India? Read our detailed report where we bring you complete information about all that we know of the 2018 Honda CR-V.
2018 Honda CR-V- Price In India
As mentioned before, the 2018 Honda CR-V will retail in India in a total of three iterations. The petrol derivative, with a 2WD set-up, is going to cost INR 28.15 lakhs to own. On the other hand, the diesel derivative with 2WD set-up is going to cost INR 30.65 lakhs to own. The diesel derivative with a 4WD set-up is going to retail at INR 32.75 lakhs (ex-showroom).
2018 Honda CR-V- Engine Specifications
As you must be aware, the fifth generation Honda CR-V comes to India, for the first time, with both petrol as well as diesel derivatives. The petrol iteration of this full-sized SUV gets a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine. This engine is capable of churning out 154 BHP along with 189 Nm of peak torque. The diesel derivative, on the other hand, comes with a 1.6-litre i-DTEC unit. This motor is capable of producing 120 BHP along with 300 Nm of peak torque.
The petrol derivative comes with a CVT automatic gearbox. However, both the 2WD and 4WD diesel derivatives get a 9-speed torque converter unit.
2018 Honda CR-V- Mileage
As mentioned before, the 2018 iteration of the Honda CR-V will retail in India with a choice of both petrol and diesel engine options. The 2.0-litre i-VTEC petrol engine is expected to give a mileage of 14 km/l. While the 1.6-litre diesel engine has a fuel efficiency of 18-20 km/l.
2018 Honda CR-V- Dimensions
Dimensionally, this flagship SUV from Honda is going to measure 4,592 mm in length, 1,855 mm in width and 1,689 mm in height. This SUV has a wheelbase of 2,660 mm. While the ground clearance stands at 198 mm. The CR-V boasts of a boot capacity of 150-litres with the third-row up-right. Meanwhile, for the 5-seater petrol variant, the boot capacity stands at 522-litres.
2018 Honda CR-V Features
The new CR-V will offer features like a TFT LCD instrument cluster. The centre console features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers navigation facility Not only this, but it also comes with Apple Car Play and Android Auto connectivity. The SUV also offers automatic climate control, heated seats which are electrically adjustable among the others.
- LED Headlamps
- Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
- LED tail-lamps
- Leather Upholstery
- Soft-Touch Dashboard
- Automatic Climate Control
- Automatic Headlamps
- Rain-Sensing Wipers
- Touchscreen Infotainment System
2018 Honda CR-V Safety Features
The latest iteration of this premium urban SUV is going to come with a wide array of safety features. These will include six-airbags, Electronic Stability Program, Anti-Lock Braking System, Traction Control, Reverse Parking Sensors, Rear-View Camera among the others.
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution
- Electronic Stability Program
- Traction Control
- Reverse Parking sensors
- Rear-View Camera
2018 Honda CR-V- Exteriors
The exterior design of this SUV is completely different from the last generation model. The design is very sharp and looks futurist. In traditional Honda fashion, the exterior profile of the is very sleek, despite the CR-V is a full sized SUV. Up-front, you get wrap-around headlamps with LED elements. A thick chrome grille adds to the dominating front fascia. Looking at this SUV from the side is when you get the hint of this vehicle’s previous generation models. At the back, you once again get a sharp design with L-shaped tail-lamps and a stout yet sporty bumper design.
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2018 Honda CR-V Interiors
Being a premium vehicle and at the same time a Honda, the interiors of the CR-V looks very plush. The colour scheme is black with silver and contrasting colour accents adding to the overall appeal of the SUV. It is bound to get leather upholstery along with a leather-wrapped steering wheel. As mentioned before, the CR-V is now available in a 7-seat configuration.
2018 Honda CR-V- Variants
Honda Car India has launched the new CR-V with just one variant in India. The only difference between the three iterations is the power and drivetrain options.
2018 Honda CR-V- Competition
The latest iteration of this premium SUV, when launched in India will fall in-between the price tag of INR 25 lakh to 30 lakh. With this, it will compete against the likes of the Volkswagen Tiguan. Skoda Kodiaq and the upcoming Hyundai Santa Fe.
2018 Honda CR-V- Specification Sheet
|Launch Date||9th October 2018|
|Price||INR 28.15 Lakh to INR 32.75 Lakh|
|Fuel||Petrol / Diesel|
|Engine||2.0-litre / 1.6-litre|
|Power||154 Nm / 120|
|Torque||190 Nm / 350 Nm|
|Transmission||CVT automatic / 9-Speed Automatic|
|Mileage||1 4km/l / 18-20 km/l|
|Features||Touchscreen Infotainment System, Auto Climate, Projector headlamps, LED DRLs, Alloy Wheels|
|Safety Features||Dual Airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts, Reverse Parking Sensors, Reverse Parking Camera|
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