Honda CR-V review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, petrol
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RRP £27,270What Car? Target Price from£24,449

Introduction

What Car? says...

Take a peek at Honda’s website and atop the list of things it makes, you'll find a statement: ‘Dream machines to make you smile.’ If you’re thinking of a new superbike, a thumping great outboard motor for your slinky new speedboat or the fabulous Civic Type R hot hatch, absolutely. But the rest of the stuff on that list: the lawn mowers, the generators, the Honda CR-V… Really?

The CR-V has never been the kind of car that would have you dribbling into your pillow at night. But, to be fair, neither would many of its rivals, which include the Skoda KodiaqVolkswagen Tiguan (and seven-seat Tiguan Allspace), Peugeot 5008, and hybrid rival, the Toyota RAV4.

What’s important here is not the dream but the reality: in the cold light of day, is the CR-V a great – or even the greatest – large SUV you can buy from a driving and owning perspective? Read on and we’ll let you know.

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At a glance

Number of trims4 see more
Available fuel typeshybrid, petrol
MPG range across all versions31.7 - 40.9
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty3 years / 90000 miles

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BEST PETROL/ELECTRIC HYBRID

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Honda Cr-v 2.0 i-MMD Hybrid SE 2WD 5dr eCVT

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What Car? Target Price: 29,571

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