Honda India has rolled out its all-new crossover, the 2013 CR-V in India with a starting price of Rs 19.95 lakh. The premium offering is out in the market to take on the likes of Mitsubishi Outlander and Chevrolet Captiva.
Offered with a total of two petrol-only engine options and four variants, prices for the 2013 Honda CR-V start at Rs 19.95 lakh for the entry-level 2-litre MT variant while the top-of-the-line 2.4-litre AT with AVN (Audio/Video/Navigation) costs Rs 23.85 lakh (Both prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi).
As for the engine and drive-train specifications, the 2-litre petrol unit produces 156 PS of power and 190Nm of torque with a fuel economy of 13.7 kmpl. While the 2.4-litre petrol unit produces 190 PS of power and 226Nm of torque with a fuel economy of 12 kmpl. Both the engines are mated to a 5-Speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, while the 2-litre MT unit can be had with a 6-Speed manual gearbox as an option.
The 2.4-litre petrol variants run the 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) system, while the 2.0-litre variants have a FWD (Front Wheel Drive) configuration. All automatic variants will come with paddle shifters.
Furthermore, the fourth-generation CR-V has implemented low friction bearings and electric power steering, which contributes towards better fuel economy. There is also an ECON mode in the model, which when activated uses a more sober tune for the air conditioning, engine and transmission to achieve optimum fuel economy.
Feature wise, there is an integrated 6-speakers Audio with CD, USB and iPod connectivity, while the top-end variant comes with a 6.1-inch touchscreen System which is compatible with video and satellite navigation. There is also an Electric Sun Roof, Cruise Control, Driver Seat Adjustment, Steering Adjustment and Dual-Zone AC. Safety features include Rear View Camera, ABS with EBD, Hill Start Assist, Parking Brake, which comes as standard and six dual-SRS airbags.
To enhance the cosmetic appeal of the CR-V, Honda has charted out two accessory packages – Inspire Style Package and Elegance Style Package. The Urban Inspire Style Package adds a dash of chrome on the visor, garnish the side-step and exhaust pipe and features a tail gate spoiler and a running board. The Elegance Style Package, on the other hand features a tweaked front grille and a chrome fog light in addition to the chromed exhaust pipe, side-step and tail-gate.
A total of five exterior colours options are being offered – Carnelian Red Pearl, Sparking Brown Metallic, Urban Titanium Metallic, Taffeta White and Alabaster Silver Metallic.
Given below is the list of all the variants and the corresponding prices of the 2013 Honda CR-V.
2013 Honda CR-V 2.0L MT – Rs 19.95 lakh
2013 Honda CR-V 2.0L AT – Rs 20.85 lakh
2013 Honda CR-V 2.4L AT – Rs 22.40 lakh
2013 Honda CR-V 2.4L AT with AVN – Rs 23.85 lakh