Honda CR-V Touring
Honda CR-V Touring
Honda CR-V Touring

2020 Honda CR-V Touring

Pros: Generous cargo space; spacious back seat; comfortable ride; nicely finished cabin

Cons: Minor turbo lag with 1.5-liter engine; no stand-alone factory options means stepping up to expensive high-end models to get desired features

CG Says: The 2020 Honda CR-V has refreshed styling and the base LX model gains standard Honda Sensing (forward-collision warning and mitigation, pedestrian detection, road-departure mitigation, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and low-speed follow and lane-keep assist). The LX drops its 184-horsepower 2.4-liter engine and now has the same 190-hp turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder paired with CVT automatic transmission as the other CR-V models. Expected later in the model year is a hybrid version that pairs a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder gas engine with two electric motors for a combined 212 hp. The CR-V is a compact crossover SUV that is available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Available features include remote engine start, rain-sensing wipers, a hands-free power liftgate, dual-zone automatic climate controls, LED headlights with automatic high-beam, keyless entry and starting, and a 180-degree rear camera. Available safety features include rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot alert, driver-attention monitor, and lane-keep assist. The CR-V’s well-executed 2017 redesign brought welcome improvements in passenger and cargo space, several desirable new features, and impressive all-around refinement. In terms of both handling and acceleration, the CR-V isn’t as sporty as some compact-crossover competitors, but it’s still one of the best in its class.

The Facts
Class Compact SUV
Body Style(s) 4-door wagon
Passenger Count 5
Drive Wheels front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive
Manufacturer Honda
Nation of Manufacture USA, Canada
Base Prices LX: $26,145
AWD LX: $27,645
EX: $28,655
AWD EX: $30,155
EX-L: $31,145
AWD EX-L: $32,645
Touring: $34,345
AWD Touring: $35,845

Base Engine
turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder
Horsepower
190
Std. Transmission
CVT
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
27-28
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
32-34

Optional Engine
2.0-liter 4-cylinder/electric motor
Horsepower
212
Std. Transmission
CVT
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
NA
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
NA

Honda CR-V Hybrid
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
NHTSA Ratings
Overall - 5
100%

(5 is the highest rating)

Front Crash - 5
100%
Side Crash - 5
100%
Rollover - 4
80%

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