People always want to get the most out of their money when choosing for a vehicle to buy. This is why automakers do their best to meet the wants and needs of the buyers, regardless of which segment they belong to. The good news is that the 2017 CR-V's price has been revealed and it offers the most bang for the buck for those that are looking to get a crossover SUV.
The Trims And Prices
According to CNET, the 2017 Honda CR-V will officially start being retailed across U.S market on Dec. 21, 2016. There will be three trims available starting from the base trim LX, EX and Touring. The 2017 Honda CR-V trims will have price tags of $24,925, $27,575, and $33,275 respectively. The same report also mentioned that a front wheel drive (FWD) will be standard across the three trims but an option for an all-wheel-drive (AWD) is available for an additional $1,300.
What The Buyers Get
For the 2017 Honda CR-V LX trim, buyers get a 2.4-liter Inline-4 engine capable of 184 horsepower along with standard features like automatic climate control and rearview camera. The EX trim features a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that is capable of putting out 190 horsepower. It also has more features such as the Honda Sensing safety package that has an adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and autonomous emergency braking. The 2017 Honda CR-V Touring trim offers a full load package where buyers get hands-free power tailgate, rain-sensing wipers, LED headlights and systems that support audio and navigation.
The Most Bang For The Buck
Currently, gasoline prices are at an all-time low in the U.S. and there is no telling when this might change. But with the fuel-economy rating of the 2017 Honda CR-V, buyers will still get the most bang for their buck even if the gas prices go up. According to Car and Driver, the 2017 Honda CR-V's 2.4-engine has an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy rate of 26/32 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively for the FWD drivetrain while the AWD has 25/31 miles per gallon. The 1.5-engine has a 28/34 and 27/33 mpg rating for the FWD and AWD respectively.