Honda Korea (CEO Woo Young Jeong, www.hondakorea.co.kr) announced that the fifth generation All New CR-V Turbo has turned perfectly brand new in every aspect with VTEC Turbo engine on 2017 Seoul Motor Show Press Day.
All New CR-V Turbo has its VTEC Turbo engine mounted of which the state-of-the-art technology of Honda has been applied for the first time at CR-V. It realizes a high fuel efficiency and excellent driving performance. With its dynamic, strong exterior design and high-end interior, it has secured best-in-class passenger space and loading space to be borne perfectly in every aspect.
▶ With VTECT Turbo engine, All New CR-V Turbo has achieved powerful performance and high fuel efficiency
All New CR-V Turbo has mounted VTEC Turbo engine and high-efficiency CVT with Earth Dreams TechnologyTM. HONDA’s next generation powertrain technology improves powerful performance as well as eco-friendly performance. Direct-injected VTEC Turbo engine’s maximum power output is 193 horsepower, and the maximum torque is 24.8kg.m. The torque at the daily used section such as departing and mid-high speed areas, etc. were increased to provide more powerful and highly responsive accelerating performance.
Additionally, All New CR-V Turbo not only has gasoline SUV’s distinctions such as quietness and excellent performance but also has high fuel efficiency same level of diesel SUV. Highway fuel efficiency is 13.6km/l, combined fuel efficiency is 12.2km/l, and city fuel efficiency is 11.3km/l. With improved fuel efficiency and low emission compared to the same level, gas bill and car tax, etc. have decreased as low as diesel or hybrid SUV.
▶ Dynamic and strong exterior design and high-end interior styling
All New CR-V Turbo has highlighted its forthright sensation to be reborn as more dynamic and masculine design. Through its front and rear LED headlamp, hood edge line and side line, it has realized a style that has highlighted its big and bold line, and the rear section has added a horizontal tail lamp to the vertical lamp that symbolizes CR-V to show its existentiality with stout and cubic design.
The interior has applied a styling of high-class touch. With quilting stitch design applied, it has applied high-class leather seat, wood grain and good texture materials at large to produce a high-class sensation. Additionally, it has also applied various state-of-the-art convenient equipment such as head-up display, heating steering wheel, four direction power assistant seat, 2-column heating mounted seat and TFT digital dashboard.
▶ Securing the best-in-class loading space and space utility
All New CR-V Turbo has applied an excellent packaging technology exclusively by Honda to maximize space utility. Length and width compared to the previous model were enlarged by 35mm, height by 5mm, and the wheel base by 40mm. to secure a wider passenger space. The basic loading space is 1,110L, enlarged by 56L compared to the existing model, and when the 2 column seat is folded, the best-in-class loading space, 2146L, can be secured at most.
All New CR-V Turbo was selected as ‘2017 Best Family Cars of 2017’ from ‘Kelley Blue Book’, US’s automobile market survey institute and ‘2017 10 Best Truck and SUVs’ from Car And Driver, a US automobile professional magazine. Additionally, it earned the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the US.
All New CR-V Turbo is available in two trims, 4WD EX-L and 4WD Touring with the prices 39.3 million won for 4WD EX-L and 43 million won for 4WD Touring. The colors come in 5 types; silver, black, metal, white and red.
Honda Korea will provide 10 year 200,00km complimentary service coupon for first 500 customers between March 30th and April 30th to celebrate CR-V Turbo launching at Seoul Motor Show.
Jeong Woo Young, CEO of Honda Korea said that “The world-best-selling SUV CR-V has reborn more perfectly, being true to the name.” He also said that “We expect All New CR-V Turbo with high fuel efficiency, driving performance and loading space to the utmost will create a new era for the SUV market in Korea.”
CR-V, one of Honda’s best-selling models, has been sold over 8.7 million cars in around 160 countries globally since its first global launch in 1995. It was recorded as No.1 SUV sales for 5 consecutive years from 2012 to 2016 in the US. In Korea, it achieved No.1 sales of imported SUV in 2007, and has recorded TOP 3 of the total imported best-selling car for 4 consecutive years since its launch in October 2004. As of March 2017, CR-V’s sales in Korea recorded 20,515 units.