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2015 Honda CR-V

Predicting the future direction of Honda's compact CR-V would have been difficult based on the Civic-derived model that first arrived on our shores for the 1997 model year. The newcomer, selling alongside the body-on-frame Passport (a hastily rebadged Isuzu Rodeo), was a cute compact crossover with four doors and an awkward curb-side hinged tailgate thanks to its Japanese home-market design. The five-passenger CUV offered generous interior room, but its wheezy 2.0-liter four-cylinder, with an output of just 126 horsepower and 133 pound-feet of torque, required 11.7 seconds to bring the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.4L I4
Power:
185 HP / 181 LB-FT
Transmission:
CVT
Base Price:
$32,770
As-Tested Price:
$33,560
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    Whenever Consumer Reports weighs in on the automotive landscape, we're always eager to hear what its editors have to say. We value their opinions, not because we necessarily agree or disagree, but because CR plays it straight. And sometimes, amidst all the folderol spewed about new models in the pages of car magazines and on the myriad websites devoted to ...

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    Report: Honda wants to give you $500 to take a "Pintermission"
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    Recalls: Honda recalls 554,000 CR-V and Pilot crossovers over lighting issue
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    Official: Honda shows European CR-V prototype ahead of Geneva
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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #269
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    Video: Matthew Broderick reprises Ferris Bueller for Honda CR-V Super Bowl ad
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    Video: 2012 Honda CR-V makes its commercial debut
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    Official: Honda finally reveals 2012 CR-V pricing from $22,295*
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    Recalls: Honda expands airbag recall again, still searching for 640 airbags
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    Report: North American Honda plants will resume normal output next month
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    First Drive: 2012 Honda CR-V
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    Los Angeles: 2012 CR-V proves that Honda and good looks don't need to be strangers
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    Spy Shots: Production 2012 Honda CR-V caught ahead of LA Auto Show debut
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    We'll be honest: Not only have we already seen the production 2012 Honda CR-V in the flesh, we've driven it. And we aren't the only ones. In fact, these spy shots were taken during a local CR-V media drive that's taking place in Detroit, and while we can't talk about our impressions of Honda's all-new crossover just yet, we can tell you that the vehicle ...

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    Report: Despite Thai floods, Honda tells dealers 2012 CR-V will launch on time
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    Spy Shots: 2012 Honda CR-V almost ready for production
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    Proving it's more than just a haven for flat-billed tattoo enthusiasts and Disney-branded tourists, Orange County is hosting the global debut of the 2012 Honda CR-V concept. The slick-looking crossover gets a serious style upgrade, and judging by recent Honda concepts, it's all but certain to be a very thinly disguised version of the production ...

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