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SNOWY Off-Road Review #1: 2015 Honda CR-V AWD on Everyman Driver
http://www.everymandriver.com/ - 2015 Honda CR-V SNOWY Off-Road Review
(PART 1) @EverymanDriver @IMDaveErickson
The 2015 Honda CR-V is a five-passenger crossover SUV offered in LX, EX,
EX-L and Touring trim levels.
The LX comes standard with 16-inch steel wheels, full power accessories, a
rearview camera, cruise control, air-conditioning, a height-adjustable
driver seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split-folding
and reclining rear seat with trunk-mounted release handles, Bluetooth phone
and audio connectivity, and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player,
an auxiliary audio jack, an iPod/USB audio interface and Pandora Internet
The EX adds 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights with LED running
lights, a sunroof, fog lights, rear privacy glass, a retractable cargo
cover, keyless entry and ignition, an eight-way power driver seat (with
two-way power lumbar), heated front seats, a blind spot monitoring system
with a camera that shows your passenger-side blind spot (Honda's
LaneWatch), a 7-inch touchscreen, dynamic guidelines for the rearview
camera and a six-speaker sound system with an extra USB port.
The EX-L adds roof rails, heated side mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview
mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, satellite
radio and a seven-speaker sound system.
The Touring tacks on 18-inch wheels, projector beam headlights, a power
lift gate, adaptive cruise control, a forward collision mitigation system,
a lane departure warning system, driver seat memory settings, a navigation
system and HD radio.
The navigation system (with HD radio) is optional on the EX-L trim, but
there are otherwise no factory options on any CR-V.
Every 2015 Honda CR-V comes with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at
185 horsepower and
181 pound-feet of torque. A CVT is the only available transmission. Buyers
can choose between front- and all-wheel drive on all trims.
The EPA's estimated fuel economy on 2015 CR-Vs with front-wheel drive is 29
mpg combined (27 city/34 highway), a superb showing for this segment. The
all-wheel-drive CR-V, at 28 mpg combined (26 city/33 highway), is right
The 2015 Honda CR-V comes standard with antilock brakes, stability and
traction control, front seat side airbags, side curtain airbags and a
rearview camera. The LaneWatch blind spot monitoring system (featuring a
camera of its own that displays passenger-side blind spot activity on the
7-inch touchscreen) is standard on all but the LX. The Touring boasts a
lane departure warning system and a forward collision warning and
mitigation system that's able to distinguish between vehicles and
pedestrians (and warn the driver accordingly) as well as apply automatic
braking intervention to reduce the severity of a collision.
The 2015 CR-V benefits from a handful of interior enhancements, starting
with a sliding center console armrest that flips up to reveal cavernous
internal storage (the old flip-down seat armrests and console bin have been
discontinued). Overall, this remains one of the most practical cabins in
the segment, providing plenty of nooks and crannies for just about any
personal items you might have. The seats are a strength, too, with firm,
well-shaped support in front and generous head- and legroom (or child-seat
room) in back courtesy of the reclining rear bench. Rear climate vents in
the back of the center console are a nice touch at this price point.
Honda has also added soft-touch dashboard inserts with simulated stitching
to give the CR-V a more premium vibe, but these we find less successful.
The current-generation CR-V has utilized subpar plastics in various cabin
locations from the get-go, and most of them have stuck around for 2015.
Numerous rivals look and feel more upscale inside. Happily, the controls
are logically laid out and easy to learn, including the widely available
7-inch touchscreen (EX and above) with its large, user-friendly icons.
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