The 2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid overshadow you with its beauty and elegance. Both Honda and Toyota has been leading the hybrid automobile industry till the Bavarians chipped in with their innovations in Europe. Yet, both of these Japanese manufacturers, especially Honda have led from the front. And still, maintain a healthy lead over its peers when it comes to putting these modifications into production models. The 2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid is an example of their pioneering innovation.
Ever since a concept was showcased in 2016, this car has been hogging the headlines, at least the ones which many SUV enthusiasts keep in touch with. This is a popular model – a traditional 4-door mid-size 5-seater SUV. And a 2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid is one of the most anticipated SUVs in the market.
2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
Modifications to the Hybrid version will obviously be the same as to the 2017 Honda CR-V; minimal but numerous changes to make the car look smarter and sharper than before. Although, as far as spy clicks and industry rumours are to go by. Its overall design frame will remain the same given. That this car has already won over many with whatever it has.
An all-chrome bar over the black mesh grille bearing the logo up front sharply fits in two headlamps on either side, each housing a more urbane LED cluster. Its fog lamps are tactfully placed on the front fender which has a chrome bordered crevice in the middle sporting a continuing grille mesh.
White accents under the fender are repeated on the side-body in between redesigned wheel arches which now show a more pronounced curve. Edgier contours on the hood give this 2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid or not, a sleek and serious demeanour.
Japanese styling has enhanced by leaps and bounds and the rear-end modifications are an example of this change. Without diverging from its originality, this car portrays a somewhat smarter. And new-gen rear lamp cluster, dual exhausts and an add-on spoiler. This car actually looks better than before.
2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid – Engine Option
Whether this hybrid version will come into production is something worth watching out for. Honda has made no official statement to a possibility. But reliable sources say that there is a distinct chance of it.
“It cannot be confirmed. But there is a Hybrid engine which can fit inside it.” Says a senior Honda representative on being allegedly questioned regarding its availability. Drawing conclusions can be unsatisfactory. But some can be still taken into consideration. Previous models did have 185 hp 2.4-liter Turbo mated with a 6 Speed Auto and AWD.
The Japanese will definitely look to keep the performance stats for this Honda CR-V Hybrid 2017 as close to the previous gen model as possible while dramatically improving the fuel economy. However, whether Honda will simply make an already class-leading mileage of 27 mpg combined better is something of a question.
2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
There is no accurate information about the release date and price of this vehicle. But what can be confirmed is that this 2017 Honda CR-V Hybrid is worth a wait and for many, a buy too.