Honda (UK) has confirmed pricing and specification for the new British built CR-V which will be landing in dealerships in October.
Prices will start from £21,395 for the entry level 2.0 i-VTEC manual S grade 2WD model and rise to £30,995 for the top of the range 2.2 i-DTEC EX AWD with manual transmission.
The introduction of the 2WD allows the new CR-V to enter the market with a lower entry price which will broaden the sales potential for the model allowing it to compete with models from Hyundai and Kia.
The new CR-V will be available with four trim levels S, SE, SR and EX.
The entry-level S features 5-inch Intelligent Multi Info Display (i-MID), driver power lumbar support, Idle Stop, Dual Zone Climate Control, cruise control, 17-inch alloy wheels, fabric interior, Hill Start Assist, Steering wheel stereo controls, USB/iPod auxiliary input, one touch folding rear seats. Plus a CD tuner and 4 speaker stereo, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-lock braking system (ABD), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Trailer Stability Assist (TSA) and central locking.
The next trim level is SE which includes all the equipment found in S but adds a leather steering wheel and gearshifter, rain sensing auto wipers, dusk sensing auto lights, auto dim rear view mirror, front and rear parking sensors, rear view parking camera, one-touch power windows (also key fob operated), electrically folding door mirrors, 6-speaker stereo, Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone, front fog lights, tweeters and a CAT1 alarm
The next step up is the SR featuring 1/2 leather and Alcantara interior, heated front seats, ambient lighting for driver/passenger footwell and doors, premium audio, DAB Radio, colour-coded roof rails, privacy glass, Bi-HID lights with Auto Levelling, dynamic cornering lights, High Beam Support System, headlight washers, 18-inch alloy wheels, passenger power lumbar support and manual passenger seat height adjustment
The EX tops off the range with standard goodies such as smart entry, leather interior, power tailgate, electric driver seat with memory function, panoramic glass roof and integrated satellite navigation.
Read AM's road test of the new CR-V in the September issue which is out on September 28.