Friday, February 3, 2023

The sixth generation of Honda CR-V 2023 arrives in Mexico, more modern, sporty and spacious

Honda today announced the arrival in Mexico of the new generation of its successful and award-winning SUV, the 2023 Honda CR-V. The model first came to the country 20 years ago and in all this time, it has earned its place. As one of the favorites in the Mexican market; Now it has been given a facelift with new equipment and enhanced security.

With the sixth generation of this model, Honda once again raises the bar in the segment thanks to a refined and elegant design, a spacious and comfortable interior, as well as more dynamic handling, which puts it at the forefront of its category. Its renowned quality and technology as the main letter of introduction.

The all-new 2023 Honda CR-V is perfect for both day-to-day, weekend getaways and holidays, combining the best of two worlds – great looks and exceptional performance – with a superior, sporty design.

Among the top 10 features of the new 2023 Honda CR-V are:

1. Aggressive and Sporty Exterior Design

2. Redesigned interiors, more spacious, comfortable, modern and sophisticated

3. Digital instrumentation as standard

4. 9-inch HD touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM on top trims

5. Frontal Airbags (SRS) for driver and front passenger; Knee bags, standard front and rear side bags, and curtain bags in the first row of seats

6. Updated 1.5-liter turbo engine with 188 horsepower

7. Paddle shifters for sporty driving feel

8. New Hill Descent Assist System (HDC)

9. The state-of-the-art Honda Sensing® system delivers assistance, including the new Traffic Jam Assist, Low Speed ​​Follow, Honda LaneWatch Lane Change Assist (LWC) monitor, and more.

10. Three versions: Turbo, Turbo Plus and Touring

Strong and Sophisticated Style

The new 2023 Honda CR-V features a refined and robust exterior design, which aligns with the brand’s signature and distinctive styling for its light trucks. The new horizontal beltline highlights its larger body, with a slightly longer wheelbase and track gauge for better stability and a more commanding presence.

The new position of the “A” pillars – about 15cm forward – along with new door-mounted side mirrors give it wider proportions and better visibility.

The restyled, larger grille, longer hood and standard LED headlamps further accentuate its fresh styling. At the rear, it has LED lights with its traditional vertical shape, making it easily recognisable, as well as a thin roof spoiler and 18- or 19-inch aluminum wheels in body colour, depending on the variant.

Spacious and Modern Interior

The revised interior of the Honda CR-V offers clean surfaces, high-quality materials such as chrome knobs, steering wheel and buttons; Piano type finish on various elements of the passenger compartment like dashboard, steering wheel, sides, central instrument panel; In addition to the use of leather on the seats and steering wheel, which – along with the minimalist design – give it a modern and sporty look, while giving it a modern and sporty look, in line with Honda’s new design concept.

Also, it is now more comfortable and has more space, with the rear seat having 8 recline angles for maximum comfort.

The instrument panel was designed with minimal lines that minimize reflections on the windshield. A metal honeycomb mesh along the dash enhances both appearance and function, featuring ventilation and climate control intakes that functionally keep the cabin cool while also providing a sense of elegance.

The new front seats stabilize the body, reducing fatigue on long drives, and the steering wheel angle is more sedan-like for a sportier, more comfortable driving position. The center console is the largest in its class between the front seats, with 9 liters of storage capacity. The Turbo version has high-quality cloth upholstery and manual adjustment of the front seats, while the Turbo Plus and Touring versions have leather upholstery and electrically adjustable front seats with 2 memories (driver).

smart technology

The Honda CR-V features driver-specific, in-cabin technology, including a digital instrument display and large touchscreen with Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM compatibility. The 7-inch instrument panel features a digital tachometer and physical speedometer, a 7-inch multi-information display with driver-selectable features such as Honda Sensing® system settings, vehicle information and more.

The audio system includes knobs for volume and tuning, as well as a simple menu. The storage area includes two smartphones with two USBA 2.5 and USB-C 3.0 ports; While there are also two USB-C 3.0 charging ports as standard for the rear passengers.

The audio touch screen is 7 inches in the Turbo version and 9 inches in the Turbo Plus and Touring versions, they have the ability to play WMA and MP3 files wirelessly, HandsfreeLink interface with Bluetooth, 8 speakers and 12 Bose in the Turbo Plus version There are speakers. With “Centerpoint” and “SurroundStage” technology in the Touring version, so that all passengers can enjoy the music of their choice.

Powerful and Refined Handling

The heart driving the new Honda CR-V is the renowned 4-cylinder, 1.5-litre turbo engine with 16 valves DOHC and VTEC® system, which has been updated for improved performance and lower emissions. It now makes 188 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 177 pound-feet of torque from 1,700 rpm, 300 revs lower than the previous generation, providing better acceleration. It also gets an Eco Assist system, which reprograms the engine and transmission to optimize maximum consumption in heavy traffic. Engine noise has also been reduced considerably.

This works in tandem with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which has also been updated to reduce noise and vibration, as well as handling enhancements such as quicker gear changes and a step-shift program, which helps during hard acceleration. simulates shifting; Additionally, it features paddle shifters behind the wheel for simulated shifting, giving the driver sportier handling and better control on twisty and curvy roads.

New Hill Descent Control (HDC), standard on all trims, provides better control on steep, slippery grades when descending at low speeds between 3 and 20 kmph. It also has selectable driving modes to improve the driving experience in different conditions, thanks to the Normal, Econ modes to optimize consumption when driving at low speeds in city traffic.

The revised and robust-structured chassis, based on Honda’s global architecture, provides greater torsional strength and improved stability. It has a longer wheelbase of 2,660 mm, as well as larger gauges at 1,601 and 1,617 mm at the front and rear respectively, giving it more stability and interior space. Suspension is MacPherson strut at the front axle and multiple arms (multilink) at the rear axle, with anti-roll bars on both axles.

maximum security

This sixth generation of the Honda CR-V continues to be a leader in safety among its competitors, thanks to its active and passive technologies as standard across all its variants. Starting with the Advanced Compatibility Engineering StructureTM (ACETM), which has been improved, this was achieved through a restructured A-pillar and side pillars, and a lower fire wall, which was designed to create an impact shield around the cabin. Energy was designed to be diverted. It also has a more rigid roof structure, as well as features introduced in the doors and rear wheel arches.

Turbo Plus and Touring trims include Lane Change Assist Monitor (Honda LaneWatchTM) and Touring trim features Honda Sensing® system with heavy traffic assist, adaptive cruise control with custom speed limiter, tracking at low speeds, automatic high beam system, Are included. Forward Collision Braking Alert, Lane Keeping System (LKAS) with Lane Departure Alert, Collision Mitigation System (CMBS) with Braking and Road Departure Mitigation. All versions include a rear camera with three viewing angles and dynamic guidance, the Touring version has front and rear parking sensors.

There are 10 standard airbags including two front, two front side, two rear side, two front passenger knee airbags and two curtain airbags. The new generation of front bags are designed to cradle the head and prevent rotation to reduce injury.

Four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, brake-force distribution (EBD), stability assist (VSA), hill start assist (HSA) and hill descent assist (HDC), tire pressure monitoring tyres, agile drive assist, electronic parking brake With Standard (EPB) with Automatic Brake Hold and Rollover Sensor.

The all-new Honda CR-V 2023 will be available across the Honda dealer network from 16th December in 7 different exterior colours: Platinum White, Lunar Silver, Meteor Grey, Radiant Red, Crystal Black, along with 2 new options Cosmic Gray and Antarctic Blue.

Retail prices are as follows: Model Price Honda CR-V Turbo $714,900 Honda CR-V Turbo Plus $769,900 Honda CR-V Touring $819,900

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