Honda Motors will launch its 2018 CR-V in India around the festive season i.e. September-October period, according to people familiar with the matter.
This fifth-generation CR-V was first spotted in India at the Auto Expo 2018 back in February.
The updated Honda SUV comes with several changes in styling, a bigger cabin and will debut a diesel powertrain.
Here's our roundup.
2018 Honda CR-V: At a glance
The 2018 Honda CR-V is based on a new platform which helps in marginally increasing the cabin space.
In terms of dimensions, the SUV now has an increased wheelbase of 40mm and is 30mm longer and 35mm wider and taller.
The updated CR-V gets the signature thick chrome bar for the grille along with new LED headlights and LED fog lamps.
This model will be first CR-V to accommodate 7 passengers
Notably, this will be the first CR-V to arrive in India with 3 rows of seating i.e. space for 7 passengers. This update brings the car at par with the likes of Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner, and Skoda Kodiaq among others.
This model will come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Inside the cabin, Honda is offering premium material for upholstery, dashboard panels, and in-car controls.
The updated SUV will feature a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment console with a Garmin-developed navigation system.