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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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Glad to be back to a Honda
Have test driven CR-V’s in the past. Just purchased a used CR-V and am thrilled with it. Solid ride and handling. Great. Visibility. Happy with the finishes and options on the EX. Read full review
On battery #3 I. 4 years!
I really like my 2016 CRV, but woke to a dead battery this morning. Replaced it with battery #3 in a 4 year old car. Battery #2 in 2018 (at the dealership). Very disappointed in the battery life of ... 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
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
HondaTrue Certified: More than 1 and less than 6 years/more than 12,000 miles; HondaTrue Certified+: Less than 1 year/less than 12,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
HondaTrue Certified: 12 months/12,000 miles; HondaTrue Certified+: 24 months/50,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer Certification Required