05/03/2021

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HONDA REFRESHES CR-V e:HEV LINE-UP AND ADDS NEW SPORT LINE VARIANT

New Sport Line grade introduces complex styling solution for CR-V CR-V receives new e:HEV branding...

HONDA REFRESHES CR-V e:HEV LINE-UP AND ADDS NEW SPORT LINE VARIANT

  • New Sport Line grade introduces complex styling solution for CR-V
  • CR-V receives new e:HEV branding to boost its location in Honda’s e:Engineering product or service line-up
  • CR-V and all-new Jazz are critical to Honda’s motivation to rollout electrified technological know-how across its mainstream European car line up by 2022
  • Updates across the CR-V e:HEV assortment involve new alloy-wheel style and design and inside design enhancements

 

Honda is increasing the charm of its 2021 CR-V line-up with the addition of a new Sport Line grade, presenting a sporty and complex styling option. The refreshed CR-V assortment, which features Honda’s highly developed hybrid technological know-how as typical, also receives new e:HEV badging to align it with the all-new Jazz e:HEV in the brand’s e:Engineering product or service line-up.

 

The new Sport Line grade is launched alongside a range of updates on all  variants of the fifth era CR-V. Interior trim is up to date with a modern-day silver complete utilized to factors on the centre console, door cards and accent line that sweeps across the decreased dashboard previously mentioned the glove compartment. A new trendy 18” alloy wheel style and design and privacy glass is now obtainable on Magnificence (SE) models and wi-fi cellphone charging has been extra to prime grade Executive (EX) models.

 

The new stand-out Sport Line grade – obtainable in two paint finishes, Crystal Black or Platinum White – incorporates a range of darkened design accents to broaden the charm of the CR-V e:HEV. Elegant black factors involve the headlight trim, wing mirrors and window surrounds, with a black complete also utilized to the alloy wheels and wheel nuts.

 

Sport Line models are further more distinguished by a darkish chrome complete all around the fog lights and on the grille, with accompanying accents on the bumper, door and tailgate. Privateness glass is bundled as typical for each entrance-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive Sport Line variants, to finish the complex look.

 

Inside, the Sport Line models gain from enhancements that enhance the quality come to feel and top-quality top quality of the most recent CR-V formulation. Black wooden panels exchange the silver inside trim on the console, door panels and previously mentioned the glove compartment, complemented by a piano black complete utilized to the instrument panel, infotainment and local weather handle surrounds. The steering wheel trim, gear shifter and door handles also acquire the piano black treatment, with black headlining, pillar trim and leather-based seats finishing the Sport Line encounter.

 

The addition of the CR-V to the e:Engineering spouse and children follows the start of the new Jazz e:HEV and Honda e in 2020, each individual contributing to Honda’s motivation to electrify one hundred% of its mainstream European line-up by 2022. In addition to the new e:HEV branding, CR-V models also acquire a blue-outlined Honda badge, highlighting their lower emissions qualifications.

 

The CR-V e:HEV retains Honda’s responsive and really-successful highly developed hybrid powertrain technological know-how, very first launched to the CR-V in 2019. The Smart Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) technological know-how comprises two electric powered motors, an Atkinson-cycle petrol engine, an revolutionary transmission and a few clever driving modes to provide higher amounts of true-planet performance and refinement.

 

The CR-V e:HEV is equipped with an successful two.-litre i-VTEC petrol engine, with peak electricity of 107 kW (one hundred forty five PS) at six,two hundred rpm, and a highly effective a hundred thirty five kW (184 PS) electric powered motor with torque of 315 Nm (232 lb ft). Its gasoline-successful hybrid procedure generates COtwo emissions from 151g/km (WLTP merged cycle) and gasoline economic system of six.6l/100km (WLTP merged cycle) on entrance-wheel drive models, and COtwo emissions from 161g/km (WLTP merged cycle) and gasoline economic system of seven.1l/100km (WLTP merged cycle) on all-wheel drive models. The petrol-electric powered powertrain can propel the CR-V e:HEV from zero to one hundred km/h in 8.six seconds in FWD specification and in 8.9 seconds for the AWD model, with a prime velocity of one hundred eighty km/h (112 mph).

 

The refreshed CR-V e:HEV continues to gain from a complex chassis style and design that guarantees the vehicle delivers an partaking driving encounter and exemplary trip ease and comfort. Its light-weight and rigid construction features a lower centre of gravity, with refined entrance and rear suspension methods and variable-ratio steering. Honda’s most recent all-wheel drive technological know-how – the ‘Real Time AWD with Smart Control System™’ – jointly with amplified floor clearance, gives all-wheel drive models real all-terrain capacity.

 

In line with Honda’s ‘Safety for Everyone’ philosophy, the CR-V’s course-major suite of passive and lively protection methods keep on to be avaliable as typical for all variants. The sturdy platform delivers the foundation for remarkable protection functionality, with an ‘All Directions Collision Safety’ concept. The platform style and design incorporates Honda’s special subsequent-era ACE™ (Advanced Compatibility Engineering) overall body framework, which employs a community of connected structural factors to distribute crash vitality far more evenly.

 

The passive protection features on the CR-V are complemented by the Honda Sensing™ suite of lively protection and driver aid systems, which is amid the most detailed offer of protection systems in its course.