2018 Honda CR-V Bolder Than Ever; Genius As It Offers Seven-Seat Variant

Jun 13, 2017 02:11 AM EDT | Paul Urban

2018 Honda CR-V new design, interior and engines

The 2018 Honda CR-V is expected to offer a seven-seat variant.
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The 2018 Honda CR-V is one of the most anticipated SUVs to soon hit dealerships across the globe. Honda is known for its world-class vehicles and the CR-V is another addition. Honda certainly has done great again as represented by the latest CR-V.

The 2018 Honda CR-V has quite a few surprises in store for its avid fans and loyal supporters. For one, it is expected to offer a seven-seat variant. This is especially an interesting feature, particularly for those who need more passenger space. It is ideal for larger families, with kids comfortably sitting at the back.

Even better, the 2018 CR-V is bolder and more stylish than ever. It is oozing with versatility with more interior space, which includes the seven-seat option, according to Honda Australia Director Stephen Collins.

Folks from the land down under get to experience the CR-V first hand as it goes on sale this July. The all-new CR-V range is available in either front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations.

There are two engines available. These are the 2.4-liter inline 4 (LX), which is capable of producing 184-horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. Standard features include LED exterior lighting, dual-zone automatic climate control, power moonroof, and power driver's seat.

Also included are blind spot monitoring with rear traffic alert, driver attention monitor, and the impressive Honda Sensing. The Honda Sensing is a collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow, lane keeping assist system, and lane departure warning.

Its infotainment system also got a significant boost. It offers Honda's Advanced Display Audio, 7-inch Touch Screen, built-in navigation. It is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2018 CR-V is available in 2WD with the Touring and Sport 7 trims. The AWD models offering in Touring and Sport Sensing versions.

The 2018 Honda CR-V does look stylish and updated compared to its predecessor. The upcoming CR-V is definitely one of the best SUVs in the market, especially as it makes it way in Australia and New Zealand next month.

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