Honda CR-V: Features explained

  • Dec 06, 2018

Honda CR-V is one of the most gorgeous and attractive SUVs we have got in our country. It follows Honda’s trademark design language that we have seen in other Honda models as well. The latest model of the CR-V comes with many excellent features that make it a good choice for someone who is looking to buy an SUV right now. We have jotted down some of the best features of that we found in the Honda CR-V spec sheet. Let’s get started.

Exterior features

LED headlights

The CR-V comes with a pair of LED headlights that not only function great but also add to the overall visual appearance of the vehicle. In some of the Honda CR-V variants, the headlights come with levelling feature as well. This enables the headlights to adjust their lighting depending on the lighting conditions outside.

Honda CRV Front Angular

LED daytime running lights (DRLs)

These are an added bonus. They enhance the front look of the car with their subtle design, precise placement near the headlights, and also provide with enhanced illumination.

Sporty alloy wheel design

The Honda CR-V comes with a set of stylish and sporty 18-inch dual tone alloy wheels that complement the overall bold and sporty look of the SUV. They are brilliant to look at and feature a great design.

LED tail lights

The two-piece combination LED tail lights of the Honda CR-V, have a unique design. They are of the right size to fill the space at the rear and also to come with good visibility.

Honda CRV Rear Angular

Tailgate spoiler

This comes in as another feature that enhances the sporty character of the Honda CR-V. The tailgate spoiler also accommodates a third brake light for added visibility. It also enhances the aerodynamics of the vehicle.

Chrome door lower garnish

These are some elegant touches done by Honda in order to make sure that the CR-V reminds us of how premium it is. They really look nice and fill up the boredom of the side view of the vehicle.

Interior features

Spacious cabin

Honda has done a great job in utilizing all the space available to provide us with a very spacious and comfortable cabin. There is ample amount of space for all the occupants in the SUV. Also, the use of all-black theme nourishes the sporty exterior of the CR-V.

Honda CRV Interior 1

Multi-functional centre console

Honda has cleverly designed the centre console of the CR-V to make it customisable. We can adjust this space depending on our need of storing either large or small items.

Ergonomic cockpit design

We can’t deny the fact that the cockpit of the Honda CR-V is very well done. But there is something more to it than just bearing all the necessary controls and switches. Honda says that the cockpit design of the CR-V is very well done with a driver’s perspective. This means that all the controls and buttons are easily accessible by the driver. This also helps the driver to focus more on the road.

Honda CRV Back Seats

Large infotainment system

Honda CR-V comes with a large 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Bluetooth connectivity. It also comes with a navigation support in the higher-end variants of the car.

Digital instrument cluster

One of the most striking features of the Honda CR-V is its fully digital and full colour TFT instrument cluster. It has a great design and provides a whole bunch of information in a very informative manner.


Honda CR-V is available in two engine options. The first one is a 1.6-litre Earth Dreams Technology DOHC i-DTEC Turbo 4-cylinder engine that produces 120 PS at 4000 rpm and 300 Nm at 200 rpm. It comes mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox with Electronic Gear Selector.

Honda CRV Engine

The other engine available is a 2.0-litre SOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that has been tuned to churn out 154 PS at 6500 rpm and 189 Nm at 4300 rpm. The transmission here is a CVT unit.

Safety features

Honda CRV Rear Camera

Honda takes safety very seriously and that’s the reason why the CR-V comes with a long list of safety features. The list includes Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Low-Speed Follow (LSF), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). All of these safety features come under Honda’s Sensing technology and are available only with the top-end diesel model. Other safety features include multiple airbags, ABS, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Multi-view Reverse Camera, etc.

So, after going through the long list of interesting features of the CR-V what are your opinions about it? The Honda CR-V price starts at Php 1.66 million and goes all the way up to Php 2.12 million.


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