Honda News And Update: 2017 CR-V Officially Goes On Sale Before The Holidays

It appears that loyal Honda fans got themselves an early Christmas present. The long wait has finally come to an end as the 2017 Honda CR-V officially goes on sale and the best part is it becomes available just before Christmas.

The 2017 Honda CR-V Price

The price that buyers will need to pay for the 2017 Honda CR-V is higher than the previous model that used to have a price tag of $23,745 as reported by Auto Evolution. The next generation Honda CR-V has a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $24,045 for the base trim LX with front wheel drive (FWD) configuration. The all-wheel drive (AWD) LX costs $25,345 and it goes up from there as buyers move to higher level of trims. 

2017 Honda CR-V Powertrain Options

The 2017 Honda CR-V has a couple of powertrains for the different trims levels. The base trim LX will be equipped with the same 2.4-liter naturally aspirated engine found in the previous model that is capable of delivering 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The higher trims, starting from the EX, will have the new 1.5-liter turbocharged engine that can crank out 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. Accordingly, both engines are paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission that sends the power through a standard FWD and optional AWD drivetrains.

2017 Honda CR-V Features

Reports stated that the 2017 Honda CR-V has a seven-inch touchscreen for its infotainment system as a standard. Higher trims offer better options. Other standard features include remote engine start, dual-zone climate control, voice controls, two rear USB charging ports, heated side mirrors, automatic headlights and LED daytime running lights (DRLs). Lastly, the 2017 Honda CR-V now supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as reported.

Early Christmas Present

The go signal for the 2017 Honda CR-V officially lighted on Dec. 21, 2016. This means that those who are still looking to get a present for themselves are in for a treat as they can now finally get their hands on the 2017 Honda CR-V.

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