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The 2017 Honda CR-V Offers More Room And Overall Economy

By James Yu , Dec 13, 2016 08:03 AM EST
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The Honda CR-V has been one of the best crossover SUVs in the auto market and it has been that way for over 20 years. The 2017 Honda CR-V may not be as aesthetically appealing as most of its rivals but its interior says a different story.

The Expanded Room In 2017 Honda CR-V

The 2017 Honda CR-V has gained 1.2 inches in length, 1.4 inches in width and 1.4 inches in height. These measurement gains result to a two cubic feet more room in the cabin of the 2017 Honda CR-V. Thanks to the added legroom, rear passengers will be able to ride in a more comfortable manner.

It was also stated that the 2017 Honda CR-V features a dropdown button for the rear seatbacks in order to make room for cargo. Normally, the 2017 Honda CR-V has 39 cubic feet of space and engaging the dropdown feature almost doubles the cargo space to 76 cubic feet.

2017 Honda CR-V Engine And Fuel Economy

The 2017 Honda CR-V has two options for its powertrain. It was reported that the base trim will be equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder VTEC engine that delivers 184 horsepower and 180 pound feet of torque. This is paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission that sends the power through a standard drivetrain of a front wheel drive (FWD) and an optional all-wheel drive (AWD).

The other engine is a turbocharged 1.5-liter that can put out 190 horsepower and 179 pound feet of torque. Reports state that the 2017 Honda CR-V has a fuel economy of 27/33/29 miles per gallon in the city, on the highway and combined respectively for the 1.5-liter AWD. The 2.4 FWD on the other hand has 26/32/28 miles per gallon city, highway and combined

2017 Honda CR-V Overall Economy

With an extra room and a better fuel economy, the 2017 Honda CR-V already offers a lot. Add the very reasonable base price tag of $24,945 as reported, the 2017 Honda CR-V is definitely at the lead against its rivals.

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