The 2013 Honda CR-V compact crossover will be offered with three engine choices, a 2.0-liter i-VTEC petrol and a 2.2-liter i-DTEC diesel that are carried over from the previous model, plus a brand-new 1.6-liter turbo diesel and will be available with front-wheel drive only versions in conjunction with the 2.0-liter petrol and 1.6-liter turbo diesel engines for the first time in Europe.
The 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine now offers 155PS and 192Nm torque. It emits 173g/km in manual form with idle stop and 175g/km as an auto. But in 2WD manual form emissions drop to 168g/km. The 2.2-liter i-DTEC diesel engine develops 148hp (150PS) and 350Nm (258 lb-ft), but the CO2 emissions fall from 171g/km to 153g/km (10%) for the manual gearbox model, and from 195g/km to 175g/km for models fitted with the five-speed automatic transmission. Honda’s new 1.6-liter turbo diesel that is rated at 118HP (120PS) at 4,000 rpm and 300Nm (221.3 lb-ft) at 2,000 rpm, will become available next year.
The 2013 Honda CR-V euro-specs has a boot capacity of 589 liters or 1,648 liters with the rear seats folded down, an increase of 148 liters over the previous model. The load length has been increased by 140mm to 1,570mm, while the height of the load lip has been reduced by 25mm to make it easier to load heavy or awkward items. The 2013 Honda CR-V European Version features including a revised front bumper, front LED daytime running lights and rear LED lights, Honda’s Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) is a radar-based autonomous emergency braking system, reshaped mirrors that incorporate turning signals and a fin-style antenna.