With a launch date set for this October, the new Honda CR-V has a starting price of £21,395 in the entry-level front-wheel drive version. It is powered by Honda's 2.0-litre i-VTEC petrol engine. The range-topping model is the diesel 2.2 i-DTEC EX Automatic that’s priced at £32,650. The base 'S' model is available in two and four-wheel drive configurations with a manual gearbox. Only models with four-wheel drive offer an automatic gearbox as an option. All CR-Vs offer the following as standard equipment: an i-MID multimedia system, air conditioning, 17-inch alloy wheels, hill start assist, idle stop, front fog lights, USB/auxiliary input, fabric upholstery, one-touch folding rear seats and cruise control. The SE trim level gets a leather steering wheel and gearstick, Bluetooth connectivity, automatic headlights, parking sensors, rain-sensitive wipers, rear parking camera, six-speaker stereo, and a Category 1 alarm. Meanwhile, the SR spec will get these additional features: leather and Alcantara interior, heated front seats, darkened privacy glass, DAB Radio, dynamic cornering lights, 18-inch alloy wheels, headlight washers, and manual height adjustment for the passenger seat. The EX trim, which is the top of the range level, gets smart entry, a full leather interior, an electric driver’s seat position memory, panoramic glass roof and integrated satellite navigation.
Gallery: 2013 Honda CR-V