A week away from its official unveiling, a glimpse of the 2015 Honda CR-V has been unveiled via one image and an uninformative brief press release from the Japanese automaker.
In its press release, the redesigned Honda CR-V is described:
“A new aggressive and bold appearance with unique Honda style portends the significant enhancements made to the 2015 CR-V. Going on sale October 1, complete information on the newest version of the best-selling SUV in America will be available September 30.”
As the best-selling crossover in the United States, the Honda CR-V, had its best sales volume in 2013 with more than 303,00 units sold. The 2011 Honda CR-V was the last redesigned generation.
The current CR-V features a 2.4-liter inline-four matched with a five-speed automatic transmission and either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
The Weekly Driver report a few months ago, via Gaadi.com, the newly designed Honda CR-V will also feature exterior changes to the doors, mirrors and trim levels. The back door’s rear glass has also been considerably restyled. Head lamps have been given LED lighting and the fog lights have been placed in the lattice.
In addition, the 2015 Honda CR-V will have combination of 16-inch alloy and 17-inch steel wheels. The front fascia has been given an appearance of three chrome tubes that extend from one headlight to the other.
New tech for 2015 Honda CR-V
Lighting at the rear will extends all the way from the roof to over the door, and the bumper has been designed from high-quality plastic.
Also, as previously reported, the new Honda CR-V will offer three rows of seats and seven-passenger seating. Technology will also be improved with a 7-inch touch screen with new audio control system.
Honda also plans to install advanced features like six speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, iPod/USB audio connectivity, auxiliary audio jack, automatic parking, rear cross-traffic alert, power lift gate and a blind spot camera.