The Japanese carmaker, Honda has unveiled the India-bound CR-V facelift at the 2015 Chengdu Motor Show. The facelifted Honda CR-V is expected to be launched in India by the end of this year. Similar to the existing model, the 2015 Honda CR-V will be imported as a CKD (completely knocked down) unit, and then assembled at the company’s Greater Noida plant. Just so you know, the Honda CR-V facelift made its global debut at the 2015 Auto Shanghai.
The facelifted CR-V receives noticeable cosmetic updates, and a few additional features. Though, there are no mechanical changes made to the it. On the exterior, the updated model features new ‘Solid Wing Face’ grille, revised headlamp cluster with integrated LED daytime running lights, a new chrome appliqué, re-designed front and rear bumpers, new alloy wheels and LED tail-lights skid guards.
From inside, the updated model looks largely similar to the old one. Though, it gets a new 7-inch multimedia infotainment system with HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) and Bluetooth telephony, a three-angle reverse parking camera and lane assist system. It will also get an internet radio, optional satellite navigation, display for journey time and fuel efficiency, a sliding arm rest between the front seats and dashboard with chrome treatment.
Engine & Transmission
The 2015 Honda CR-V facelift will continue to be available with the existing engine lineup – a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol and a 2.4-litre, four-cylinder i-VTEC petrol. While the 2.0-litre petrol mill produces a maximum power of 153.86bhp and 190Nm of torque, the 2.4-litre petrol mill offers 187.4bhp and 226Nm.
Though, the 2.4-litre power-unit will be now mated to a CVT (continues variable transmission) instead of the existing 5-speed automatic gearbox. While the 2WD drive system will come as standard feature, the 4WD drivetrain system will be an optional offering. Here’s Everything You Should Know About Honda Jazz
New Honda CRV 2015 Launch Date/Time – By the end of 2015
New Honda CRV Price (expected) – Rs. 22 lakh – Rs. 26 lakh
New Honda CRV 2015 Mileage (expected) – 12kmpl – 15kmpl
2015 Honda CRV Facelit Engine Options
Power – 153.86bhp
Torque – 190Nm
2.4-litre, i-VTEC Petrol
Power – 187.4bhp
Torque – 226Nm
New Honda CRV 2015 Key Updates
· New ‘Solid Wing Face’ grille
· Revised headlamp cluster with integrated LED daytime running lights
· New chrome appliqué
· Revised bumpers
· New alloy wheels
· LED tail-lights skid guards
· Dashboard with chrome treatment
· New 7-inch multimedia infotainment system with HDMI and Bluetooth telephony
· Three-angle reverse parking camera
· Lane assist system
· Internet radio
· Optional satellite navigation
· Display for journey time and fuel efficiency
· Sliding arm rest between the front seats