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By Cars.com Staff
July 6, 2012
Honda's CR-V was redesigned for 2012. At that time the five-seat compact crossover got new styling inside and out. Offered with either front- or all-wheel drive, all CR-Vs are powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. The CR-V is offered in LX, EX and EX-L trim levels. Competitors include the Ford Escape, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Tucson. New for 2013 The CR-V sees no significant changes for 2013. Exterior The 2012 CR-V's styling revisions eliminated one of its more controversial design features — the prior generation's underbite front end was ditched in favor of a more conventional grille that's bounded at its upper edges by new headlights.
The CR-V's profile looks different thanks to changes in the crossover's greenhouse. Whereas the prior generation's side glass arced gracefully lower at the rear, there's now a kink in the window line that draws attention to the rear roof pillars and the restyled taillights that climb them. There's a new liftgate, too, which has a modern look. Exterior features include:
Standard 16-inch steel wheels; optional 17-inch alloy wheels
Standard folding power side mirrors
Optional power moonroof
Optional roof rails
Optional fog lights
Optional body-colored door handles
Optional rear privacy glass
Interior Like the exterior, the CR-V's cabin is an evolution of the former design. The door panels, steering wheel and dashboard have a new look, but materials quality doesn't seem nice enough in places for an all-new model. Honda did, however, significantly simplify the folding procedure for the backseat. Interior features include:
Standard air conditioning; optional dual-zone automatic air conditioning
Standard Bluetooth phone connectivity including streaming audio
Standard CD stereo with USB port, MP3 jack and Pandora integration
Standard cruise control
Standard tilt/telescoping steering wheel
Standard center console
Standard 60/40-split folding backseat
Optional power driver's seat
Optional leather seats with front seat heaters
Optional navigation system
Optional backseat entertainment system
Under the Hood All CR-V trim levels are powered by a 185-horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that teams with a five-speed automatic transmission. Mechanical features include:
Engine uses regular gas
Hill start assist
Electric power steering
1,500-pound towing capacity
Safety Standard safety features include:
Side curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Four-wheel-disc antilock brakes
Electronic stability system with traction control
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