2023 Honda CR-V - 2 Minute Review

Published December 7, 2022 by Elizabeth Jeneault

This is the sixth generation CR-V and it sports a new rugged design. There are new dual-low-beam LED headlights and new LED taillights. It has a longer wheelbase and wider stance. The sporty roofline adds to the overall look. The Sport models, powered by the new hybrid system, feature gloss-black accents. 


And when you take a look inside, you’ll notice the standard one-touch power moonroof that lets in air and light. There’s also dual zone climate control and standard heated front seats. 


You have more space to enjoy, and there’s now up to 75.6 cubic feet of cargo space. The rear seats fold, split, and adjust as needed. 


A new 7” touchscreen comes standard for the entry-level EX, but upgrading to the EX-L trim gets you the larger 9” touchscreen with wireless charging. You have an all-digital driver interface for important information. Sport and Sport Touring models feature orange contrast stitching, and also some of the fanciest features.


The EX and EX-L trims are powered by the enhanced 1.5-liter turbo engine that makes 190 horsepower. And the Sport and Sport Touring models are powered by the new hybrid system that makes up to 204 hp. The Sport model gets an estimated 43 mpg city (2WD)! And the Sport Touring model features AWD as standard, it’s available for other trims. 


Recap and rating time now of this SUV! Love the improved exterior, 9. Interior feels more spacious, modern, 9. Performance has been improved, too, another 9. And fuel economy figures are impressive with the hybrid models, 8.5. Overall value we’ll rate a 9. And that results in an SUVs.com deal score of 89/100!


And of course, I want to know your thoughts about the redesigned CR-V! Let me know in the comments below.

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