The Honda CR-V has been around for 25 years and has undergone 5 generations. Over the years, the CRV has grown in size and become more sophisticated. A new 2023 Honda CR-V is about to arrive later in the year as the six-generation Honda is coming to the end of its generation. We already have an idea of how this new Honda compact SUV looks. Thanks to the images leaked online back in February. However, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and information technology has released authentic photos of the all-new 2023 Honda CR-V. It appears to have a new refreshed design that resembles the photos leaked earlier. But will the new CRV beat its rivals, the Toyota RAV 4, and Mazda CX-5 in the market?.
From the images, critical updates are notable for the new generation CR-V they also show the whole 2023 Honda CR-V redesign looks larger in terms of body styling. The exterior also features redesigned front and rear bumpers, taillights and two different rearview mirror options with a lane watch. A panoramic camera and parking sensors are also shown in the leaked images. Two different wheel designs are also available in the images
2023 Honda CR-V Dimensions
According to motor1, the new Honda CR-V is listed at 185.1 and 73.4 inches long and wide respectively and weighs 3714 pounds. This is 3 inches longer and 0.4 inches wider compared to the current CRV AWD US models which weigh 3455 pounds. Also, without AWD, two models were listed with a five-seat and seven-seat configuration
2023 Honda CR-V Interior
The interior of the new CR-V doesn’t reinvent the wheel, yet it nevertheless feels modern and expensive. Even the base trim features high-quality upholstery, soft-touch plastics, and excellent fit and finish.
The Honda CR-V is a two-row SUV with seating for up to five passengers, and there isn’t a bad seat in the house. The inside is light and large, and the front seats are comfortable and supportive. The rear row provides enough head- and legroom for adults, and the chairs are slightly stiffer than those in the front. For added comfort, the back seats recline as well.
The infotainment system in the CR-V is easy to use thanks to a clean and logical menu arrangement, rapid response times, and crisp graphics. There are also physical controls for the climate and audio systems.
A 7-inch touch screen, a 7-inch digital gauge cluster, connected Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Amazon Alexa, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a four-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, and a USB port are standard infotainment features.
A 9-inch touch screen, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, HD Radio, satellite radio, an additional front USB port, two second-row USB ports, wireless device charging, a six-speaker audio system, and an eight-speaker audio system are among the available infotainment options.
Additional standard features include: Automatic climate control, push-button start, and keyless entry are all standard features.
Dual-zone automatic climate control, proximity keyless entry, a universal garage-door opener, and a sunroof are among the options.
Engine, power and transmission.
Under the hood is a standard 190-hp turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine. It is available with a CVT and front- or all-wheel drive. This configuration is standard on the LX, EX, and EX-L versions. The Sport and Sport Touring models only have the hybrid powertrain, which combines a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with two electric motors for a total of 204 horsepower. While the Sport is available with either front- or all-wheel drive, the Sport Touring comes standard with all-wheel drive.
The Honda CR-V EX with front-wheel drive has a retail price of $28,410. The more powerful EX-L starts at $34,260.