2009 Honda CR-V Review

November 22, 2008 by admin  
Filed under Honda, New Car Review, Nissan, SUV

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New Honda CRV. 2009 Honda CRV vehicle is the most popular mini SUV class. The manufacture of Honda call it as “The All-New Honda CRV.” Built on the chassis of a Honda Accord, is more spacious, comfortable and easy to drive. 2009 Honda CRV performance is better than ever for zooming around town or across the hills. What’s more, with a number of CRV  parts and accessories to enhance functionality, this car is as fun as it is practical.

The New Honda CRV has some advanced standard features such as power windows and power outside mirrors, front and rear accessory outlets, manual height adjustment on the driver’s seat, removable picnic table, adjustable steering column , Interior door handles for each side, maintenance interval indicator light, AM / FM stereo cassette/CD changer, cruise control, rear storage and water, power door locks, air conditioning with micron air filtration system.

The New Honda CRV protects its occupants with some sophisticated security features such as front and side-impact airbags, front seat airbags, front belt force limiters and pre-tensioners, vehicle stability assist (VSA) with traction control, three-point belts and head restraints in all five seating positions, etc. Also to watch out for is his power specifications.

2009 Honda CR V Review pictures Using a highly rigid body and fully independent suspension result in a quiet cabin and smooth, agile handling performance. A dynamic and emotional forward cabin blends the familiar CRV identity into a sculpted lower body with a rugged lower body appearance. A new double grille and a side profile with an arched window shape accent the New CRV’s distinctive and upscale presence. Adding to the clean lines, the spare tire now resides under the rear floor as opposed to the exterior of the tailgate; benefiting aesthetics, visibility and garage-ability.

The inside of the 2009 Honda CRV blends Honda’s renowned ergonomics and clever storage integration with classy, modern and efficient architecture. More standard features and available new features like a navigation system with voice recognition highlight the dedication to taking the interior to an entirely new level. The increased body width allows the seats to be wider and more supportive, and a newly-designed retractable center tray table not only provides the prerequisite beverage holders, but EX and above models also contain an additional 12V power outlet and auxiliary audio jack. The New CRV models outfitted with a leather interior (EX-L) provide a spacious multi-function center console that can accommodate up to 24 compact discs (on models without the navigation system).

Powered by Honda’s 2.4-liter, Dual-Over Head Cam, i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine, the 2009 Honda CRV offers refined and responsive performance with good fuel economy (EPA-rated 23/30 city/highway mpg, 2WD) and low emissions (CARB LEV II ULEV). A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment on all New CRVs, and a traction-enhancing Real Time 4WD system is available. The engine produces 166 horsepower and 161 lb-ft. of torque – a 10-horsepower increase and a broader torque curve compared to the 2006 CR-V. The power upgrade is attributable to a slight increase in compression ratio and enhanced valvetrain, intake and exhaust tuning. From a refinement standpoint, the Drive-by-Wire (DBW) throttle control works closely with the transmission for extremely smooth shift points and intuitive gear holding on hilly roads.

The fully automatic Real Time 4WD system (available) enhances the New CRV’s all-weather capabilities when driving in rain, snow, dirt roads and sandy conditions – without the significant weight, fuel economy and handling performance drawbacks of a conventional four-wheel-drive system. For 2009 Honda CRV, enhancements have been made to the system for improved torque transfer to the rear wheels – making the CR-V even better in rain, snow and sand.

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The all-new Honda CRV transmissions are quite remarkable, too. Through a mainstay MacPherson front suspension, along with a double Wishbone configuration in the rear, the CR-V also has superior handling. The all-new Honda CRV produces decent fuel economy – 22 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on highways. It has been designed in Sayama, Japan. The all-new Honda CRV comes with the basic guarantee of 3 years or 36,000 miles. Adding to its breadth.

The latest generation of the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition and rearview camera, available on the New CRV EX-L, features a 6.5-inch motorized display that opens and closes for access to the internal single-disc CD player and a digital audio card reader that can play MP3 and WMA files from CompactFlash(R) cards. The navigation system features more than 7 million points of interest and can control the audio system. The voice recognition is capable of recognizing and entering numbers, street names and cities.

Finally, there are CRV accessories such as aluminum wheels and performance Overall, the all-new Honda CRV has some of the best fuel efficiency on the road today. For a mini SUV, this is unprecedented. Not surprisingly, every Honda CRV review is very positive.

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