Buyer’s Guide: 2016 Honda CR-V

April 14th, 2016 by

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The 2016 Honda CR-V is a stalwart in the small Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment. Its reputation for long-term dependability, high fuel economy, and expansive interior room bode well for individuals and families alike. In this post, let’s take a deeper look at the differentiation between the CR-V All-Wheel Drive (AWD)’s trim levels, which range from LX to Touring, and $25,045* (2016 CR-V LX AWD) to $33,395* (CR-V Touring AWD), respectively.

CR-V Engine

Under the hood, all 2016 Honda CR-V models employ a Honda “Earth Dreams” direct-fuel-injected four-cylinder engine. Its 185 horsepower (SAE net) are channeled through a standard Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which maximizes power and efficiency across all types of driving. In Colorado’s mountains, the duo helps keep the engine in its power band, simplifying long ascents. On the highway, it allows for a more relaxed engine speed which, in tandem with other fuel-saving technologies, contributes to all 2016 Honda CR-V AWD models achieving a 31-MPG** highway rating.

CR-V Trunk

Inside, the CR-V boasts class-leading volume and flexibility, thanks to a large cargo area, and vast rear seat headroom and legroom. By the numbers, all 2016 Honda CR-V models boast 38.6 inches of rear-seat headroom, 38.3 inches of rear-seat legroom, and up to 70.9 cubic feet of cargo space (rear seats folded). A standard easy-fold-down 60/40 split folding rear seat collapses with the pull of a lever, easing cargo ingress from the rear of the vehicle.

CR-V Woods

Beyond standard features, each individual 2016 Honda CR-V trim level offers a customized way to outfit your utility vehicle. From the anything-but-basic LX AWD to the luxury-SUV-like Touring AWD and everything in between, there’s a CR-V for everyone. Take a look below to see key identifiers for each trim level, and don’t forget to visit our knowledgeable Product Pro team at Schomp Honda for a more in-depth look at the entire 2016 Honda model line during the April Dream Garage sales event.

2016 Honda CR-V LX AWD – MSRP: $25,045*
Honda CRV-LX

2016 Honda CR-V SE AWD – MSRP: $25,845*
Honda CRV-SE

2016 Honda CR-V EX AWD – MSRP: $27,295*
Honda CRV-EX

2016 Honda CR-V EX-L AWD – MSRP: $29,745* (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L AWD w/navigation: $31,245*)
Honda CRV-EX-L

2016 Honda CR-V Touring AWD – MSRP: $33,395*
Honda CR-V Touring

*Price does not include destination, tax, title, or registration fees.
**26 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg rating for 2WD models. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
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