The new Honda CR-V Hybrid is considered perfect Eco-friendly vehicle. It has great MPG rating, consists of a super advanced two-motor hybrid power-train with standard all-wheel drive. The sole engine option in all 2021 non-hybrid CR-V are now powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that’s good for 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque. Honda CR-V has a city/highway fuel economy rating of 27-28/32-34 mpg. Front-wheel-drive models get 28 miles per gallon in the city, 34 miles per gallon on the highway, and 30 miles per gallon in combined driving. With all-wheel drive, those figures drop to 27 mpg city/32 mpg highway/29 mpg combined. The CR-V has a continuously variable transmission that closely resembles a conventional automatic transmission.
The CR-V is among the most fuel-efficient compact crossovers among all the other competitors. It competes in one of the most fiercely contested classes around with a top alternative that also includes the Nissan Rogue. The EPA estimates that front-wheel drive Nissan Rogue with the 2.5-liter four-cylinder deliver up to 27 mpg city and 35 mpg highway; going with all-wheel drive models are rated at up to 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway, which is slightly lower than that of CR-V as its EPA estimates 28/34 with FWD and 27/32 with all wheel drive. So, the CR-V has better fuel economy along with the price difference.
The Honda CR-V is the foremost compact SUV in the year 2021. It’s roomy without being too bulky, and is comfortable with plenty of cargo space. It’s also simple to drive and has all-wheel drive as an option. Many features stand out with other competitors in the market. After the refresh for 2020, all non-hybrid CR-Vs are now powered by a 1.5-liter turbo-four developing 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque. A CVT auto is your only transmission option, but Honda offers the choice between FWD and AWD. The CR-V is rated at 27-28/32-34 mpg city/highway.
The 2021 Honda CR-V is available in four trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring where the Hybrid form comes with EX, EX-L, and Touring only. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available across the board beside AWD is standard in all the Hybrid variants. As on May 12, 2021- The CR-V has a starting price of $25,350 which varies upto $36,350 with which comes with the Hybrid features. The EX-L, which starts at $30,450, and the Touring, which starts at $33,650, are the top trim levels of CR-V. That includes Hybrid EX starting at $30,560, Hybrid EX-L at $33,150, Hybrid Touring at $36,350. Other base trims include LX priced at $25,350 and EX at $27,860. The price of this Honda CR-V is much less than other companions as it comes with 4-Cyl Turbo 1.5 Liter Earth Dreams Technology with horsepower190 at 5600 rpm besides the Hybrid versions. Although it’s less than that of other competitors, the CR-V has better fuel performance and is also much more effective than other compact SUVs in the market.
Specifications & features of Honda CR-V
The new CR-V Hybrid is the perfect compact SUV for everyone with great MPG rating as mentioned at beginning. It will always adapt to your lifestyle, whether you spend much of your time commuting to and from work or choose to spend your time exploring the great outdoors. The Honda’s two-row cabin is attractive and spacious, with plenty of storage options that are ideal for pack rats and road trips. The 2021 Honda CR-V climbs to the top of the compact SUV rankings due to impressive passenger and cargo space, a refined cabin, and a lively, powerful turbocharged engine. You’ll appreciate how many useful features are included in this SUV. A monitor audio touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration is standard on EX and higher trims. It also has a slew of active-safety features and supports a wide range of common technologies. The CR-V performance is well-balanced, with fast acceleration, excellent fuel economy, and a comfortable ride. On the downside, this two-row SUV comes with a limited number of regular infotainment features, and the optional touch-screen interface isn’t very user-friendly. The 2021 CR-V is one of the best compact SUVs for small families thanks to these features and an elegant look.
|Variants:||FWD (city/highway) mpg||AWD (city/highway) mpg|
|Transmission||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic||1-speed direct-drive Continuously variable-speed automatic|
|Engine||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger||In-Line 4-Cylinder with Turbocharger|
|Capacity||5 person||5 person||5 person||5 person||5 person||5 person||5 person|
|Horsepower||190 at 5600 rpm||190 at 5600 rpm||190 at 5600 rpm||190 at 5600 rpm||212 at 6200 rpm||212 at 6200 rpm||212 at 6200 rpm|
|Torque||179 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm||179 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm||179 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm||179 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm||232 lb-ft @ 0 – 2000 rpm||232 lb-ft @ 0 – 2000 rpm||232 lb-ft @ 0 – 2000 rpm|
On compact SUV rankings, the Honda CR-V consistently ranks near the top. It has a lot of utility, good efficiency and fuel economy, with a nice, roomy interior. Unless you want to place a premium on sharp handling or standard infotainment technology, the CR-V is a must-consider car for any family.
This review on Honda CR-V mpg, gas mileage or fuel economy along with specifications and rivals was submitted by Yogesh P. on May 2021.