Honda has introduced a new special edition model together with the 2011 model year of the CR-V. Honda’s North American division said that the car will be offered in four trim variants, each available in either FWD or Real Time 4WD.
CR-V LX will offer the following as standard: air conditioning with air-filtration system, keyless entry, tilt-and-telescopic steering column, cruise control, power windows with auto-up/down driver’s window, power door and tailgate locks, AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers, fuel economy meter and 17-inch steel wheels.
What makes the CR-V SE different from the CR-V LX are features including a 160-watt AM/FM/6-disc changer with six speakers, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, rear privacy glass and alloy wheels.
The CR-V EX has the features of the CR-V SE plus a one-touch power moonroof with tilt feature, security system, dual-deck cargo shelf, exterior temperature indicator, vanity mirror lights and a digital compass.
Meanwhile, the CR-V EX-L adds or replaces to the CR-V EX features such as leather-trimmed seats and armrests, heated front seats, body colored side mirrors and door handles, XM Radio, an USB Audio Interface and auto on/off headlights.
The 2011 are offered in several colors, includng Opal Sage Metallic, Royal Blue Pearl, Taffeta White, Glacier Blue Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Tango Red Pearl and Urban Titanium Metallic. The interior color choices – which are determined by exterior color -- include Ivory, Black or Gray.
CR-V is powered by a 2.4l 4-cylinder engine that has an output of 180 hp and 161 lb-ft (218 Nm) of torque. The 2WD models have EPA-estimated fuel-economy ratings of 21/28/24 mpg (11.2/8.4/9.8 l/100km) on the city/highway/combined respectively.
Meanwhile, models equipped with Real Time 4WD have ratings of 21/27/23 mpg (11.2/ 8.7/10.2 l/100km). Pricing details have yet to be revealed.