The 2018 Honda CR-V is a compact SUV, slotted above the sub-compact Honda HR-V and the full-size Honda Pilot in Honda’s SUV lineup. The Honda CR-V is one of the best-selling vehicles in America and it’s easy to see why. The Honda CR-V is one of those cars that you cannot go wrong with. It combines comfort, space, and value in an efficient package that meets most people’s needs. Honda Sensing, which bundles together advanced safety features like lane keep assist and adaptive cruise control is a worthwhile option. Prices start at an MSRP of $24,150.
Pros: Practical, Good Value, Efficient, Roomy Interior, Safety Scores
Cons: Uninspiring Style, No Hybrid, Less Refined Ride & Handling Than Some Competitors
Looks Best In: White Diamond exterior/Black interior
Competition: Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, Jeep Cherokee, Nissan Rogue, Chevrolet Equinox, Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4
Safety Score: The 2018 Honda CR-V was awarded the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick distinction.
Summary: Although not the most interesting or stylish choice, the 2018 Honda CR-V has a fuel-efficient engine and lots of interior space. If you’re looking for a more premium experience, check out its platform twin, the Acura RDX. If efficiency is a top priority, the rival Toyota RAV4 has an available hybrid version, which far exceeds the CR-V’s MPG ratings.
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