Key specs of the base trim
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- Ride quality
- Front-seat comfort
- Gas mileage
- Cargo versatility
- Responsive brakes
- Unremarkable handling
- Unintuitive multimedia system (EX and up)
- Center console is bulkier but smaller
- Unsupportive rear seats
- Towing capacity
New Special Edition trim level
Front- or all-wheel drive
Backup camera standard
Forward collision warning with automatic braking available
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What Is the 2016 Honda CR-V?
The 2016 Honda CR-V is a compact SUV with seating for five. It competes with the Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, Nissan Rogue and Mazda CX-5. Trim levels include the LX, SE, EX, EX-L and Touring. Each trim is offered with front- or all-wheel drive.
What's New on the 2016 Honda CR-V?
The most notable addition for 2016 is a brand-new Special Edition trim, the SE, which features 17-inch alloy wheels, a security system and rear privacy glass.
How Does the Honda CR-V Compare to Other Compact SUVs?
With middle-of-the-road pricing, respectable driving dynamics and impressive fuel economy, the CR-V deserves to remain one of the top-selling vehicles in the segment.
What Features in the 2016 Honda CR-V Are Most Important?
The Honda CR-V is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 185 horsepower and is mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission. Significant standard features include a backup camera, cruise control, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, a 60/40-split folding backseat and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. As is required in all new cars, the CR-V also features front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.
Significant available features include forward collision warning with automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, all-wheel drive, push-button start, a navigation system, leather upholstery, heated front seats and a power driver's seat.
Should I Buy the 2016 Honda CR-V?
Its remarkable ride quality, fuel efficiency and front-seat comfort make this an attractive option in the compact SUV class, despite a bulky center console and unintuitive optional multimedia system.
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Honda tweaked the popular CR-V compact SUV for 2015 with several fresh features and technology while introducing a new fuel ... Read More
Past two vehicles I owned were Honda.
The car met all my needs. The dealer, Ray, was very helpful. I would recommend him to friends. I would purchase another Honda CRV. There is a small cracked with front windshield but Ray is scheduling ... Read full review
Nice Car, Road Noise is High
Our 6th Honda vehicle. Road noise is louder on the CRV then the Other Hondas we owned. Dependability is good so far. Fairly comfortable. Not much room in the rear Read full review
The 2016 Honda CR-V currently has 2 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
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36 months / 36,000 miles