2020 Honda CR-V: Redesign, Hybrid, Release Date

The new arrivals are heading to explore the market at every level every year. The new 2020 Honda CR-V is heading to make some significant change in the domestic market area. With its quality and structure, and unique appearance and stamina, this model is one of the best selling models in the past decade. The crossover segment has many competitors to offer and none of them can be similar to new CR-V. Introduced back in 2017, the next generations continue to grow with every new edition, and new 2020 model will receive its first redesign and refreshment. The majority updates are heading to take place in inner space and under the hood as well. Regarding the sources from the company, the engine remains the same.

The premiere of the new concept will be definitely moved by the end of 2020, and maybe this year we could see some spy shots on road. There were talks about the hybrid unit which is more promising for this type of vehicle. The more details and possibilities the choice is better. The price will depend on the trim levels available which are still one of the intriguing facts.

2020 Honda CR-V side

Exterior and Interior Changes

The new model of 2020 Honda CR-V with this edition receives the first refreshed facelift after edition released in 2017. The engineers are made the entire body frame of aluminum combined with some steel ahead, which giver lighter weight. This crossover will receive more classic lines followed with fuel-friendly details. The vehicle received a significant boost so the driving will not lose its power nor the performance. The model is boxier with a slight dose of sharper angles.

The grille is the same with a possible protective layer of carbon. The Led technology is in upgraded mode, with additional fog lights on the back side. Spacious interior with upper technology is the best thing which new CR-V has to offer. The modern details and luxurious materials will be available in upper trim resolution. The infotainment system will provide Honda Sensing package which is ideal for this segment.

2020 Honda CR-V interior

2020 Honda CR-V Engine Specs

The engine of the new 2020 Honda CR-V will be a new 2.4-liter four-cylinder which will suffer slightly update. After the update, this engine will be able to produce a 190 HP 180 lb-ft of torque, which is an excellent feature for a compact crossover. The rivals are producing fewer horses, with also high engine profile such as Toyota RAV4. The new boost is noticeable and the power is increasing. At the same time, thanks to the lighter body, the four-pot will deliver better fuel economy and consumption.

The other solution should be 2.4-II-4 unit a 1.5-liter turbo-four engine. The output of the updated base engine is matching according to latest parameters. Although, the mileage have better results. Both mills are coming in pair with the variable transmission. The new 2020 Honda CR-V is offering the special Sports drive made for upgraded handling and appearance. There is going to be a choice between AWD and FWD as well.

2020 Honda CR-V engine

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid

The new 2020 Honda CR-V will offer an alternative for its USA edition which will appear with the Hybrid option. This is one of the most possible solutions for the US market. However, the European version will be 2.0-liter Atkinson mill in combination with electric motors. This combo is more than usable, with a very high percentage of energy savings. The new i-MMD is autonomous to choose the most beneficial mode of the drive. This version is also registered for 2020 and it will be some earlier presentations according to a company source.

With boosted fuel economy, a 1.5-liter turbo-four unit returns 34 mpg on the highway. This one will be the top mpg value for this type of CR-V. Since the CR-V lineup is consist of an immense percentage of aluminum which is lighter and adds up to 2 mpg. This also rules regarding ride at the city and combined. The base unit will deliver 28 mpg combined with FWD and 27 for AWD, and hybrid will probably give over 35 miles per gallon. This way is more practical for use and later for saving the engine’s durability.

2020 Honda CR-V rear

2020 Honda CR-V Release Date and Price

One of the most novelties about 2020 Honda CR-V is the new redesign and hybrid edition. The release date will be familiar by the end of the current year. There are some spy shots on the trial period but nothing is final or confirmed. The main price will probably stay the same as it stayed for the current model.

The base units will have a basic price of $30.000, which will be the price for the Hybrid CR-V. in Europe, the price will be basically the same. We could expect an even higher price for more upgraded models with more additions in the plan. The most upgraded unit shouldn’t cost over $41.000. This is rough estimation after the company confirmed the rumors we will have more details to add. The new model will continue to be the main rivals to the models Hyundai Tucson, Subaru Forester, Kia Sportage, and Toyota RAV4.

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