Honda, a Japanese automobile manufacturer unveils its 4th generation fully redesigned 2012 CR-V at Los Angeles Auto Show. It will be marketed at Honda dealerships nationally on 15th of December. Motivation for the all new CR-V comes from a four-cylinder i-VTEC 2.4 liter engine, which is good for pumping out 163 pound feet of torque and 185 horsepower. The engine is paired with five-speed automatic transmission and offers the fuel economy of 23 mpg city, 31 mpg highway and 26 mpg in combined driving. One of the exquisite features found in this model is the Eco Assist, which indicates to the driver, when car is being controlled in efficient style through green visual cues surrounding speedometer. The selectable ECON Mode tailors operating characteristics of CR-V for supporting efficient driving dynamics. It begins with LX variant that features rearview multi angle camera with guidelines, Bluetooth2 HandsFreeLink phone interface and intelligent full color multi information display.
The 2012 CR-V features a SMS Text Messaging Function that can read received texts from compatible handsets. It also comes with Pandora Internet Radio Interface 3 compatible with Apple iPhone that works with car’s i-MID and stereo controls. The lineup of CR-V begins with LX trim level and is equipped with Motion Adaptive Electric Power Steering, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, four-speaker 160-watt surround sound system and remote ignition. The EX trim level gets upgraded six-speaker stereo system, 17 inch alloy wheels, moonroof and more.
The performance oriented 2012 CR-V EX-L adds leather trimmed cabin, power driver 10-way seat, automatically controlled dual zone climate system, seven-speaker 328-watt stereo system with XM4 Radio. It also comes with Satellite Linked Navigation System5 of Honda with FM Traffic and Voice Recognition or Rear Seat DVD Entertainment System. Some of the safety features on CR-V include Antilock Braking System with Brake Assist Technology, front seat design, which helps reduce severity of neck injury, side curtain airbags and front side airbags with passenger side OPDS (Occupant Position Detection System).
From power lunches to impressive strokes at the golf club and from presentations to red carpet arrivals, you will live an active life in 2012 CR-V. Engineered to appeal your senses, it provides an engaging driving experience, which is rare in its segment. A dynamic combination, which makes CR-V even superior on road, more exciting, more versatile and last but not the least much bolder in sophistication. It is a unique combination of aerodynamic and sporty body, modern looks and clean lines. Some of the exterior features include a huge bumper that accentuates its unique presence, rugged lower body fused with highly developed sporty upperbody styling, new eye-catching two-step front grille flanked by brilliant projector headlamps and forward shifted windshield.
The 2012 CR-V offers 36,000-mile/3-year new car limited warranty; 60,000-mile/5-year engine limited warranty, and unlimited-mile/5-year corrosion limited warranty.