2023 Honda CR-V – The new 2023 Honda CR-V could come off the showroom floor in the next year to give Honda customers from across the United States brand new models within the compact SUV category as well as compact (with the brand new Honda HR-V) and mid-size (with the 2023 Honda Pilot) options. We’ve got some details regarding the coming version of America’s top crossover SUV.
2023 Honda CR-V Redesign
A patent-like picture of the 2023 CR-V has been released online (view on Facebook on Vanhoe Rage). Inspired by these photos, TopElectricSUV previews the final design of the crossover hybrid. It is evident that the new CR-V features a more masculine exterior. The radiator grille is higher and massive hexagonal mesh larger air intakes in the lower portion of the car the sportier bumper the higher and angled headlamps, and a slimmer hood make the model a striking look in the front.
The new generation CR-V will be bigger than the current model, according to a report by Autocar. For Europe, it will be an excellent competitor to its counterpart which is the Skoda Kodiaq (the VW Tiguan’s Czech market equivalent) It’s available in seven and five-seat variants. For a rough idea, the present CR-V is 179.4 inches long, 71.6 inches in width, and 64.7 inches (2WD)/65.1 inches in height. Additionally, it comes with a 103.1-millimeter wheelbase.
It is anticipated for the 2023 Honda CR-V could sport an uncluttered interior in accordance with the brand’s new policy of “Simplicity and something.” Honda will have to design the dashboard smaller, clean up the middle console of the CR-V, move the infotainment screen and reduce the number of buttons. Honda is expected to place the touchscreen on top of the dashboard to allow it to be more accessible for motorists while keeping the console neat. Another major change is the addition of a 10.2-inch entirely digital instrument cluster. It is expected that the feature of this will be wireless. Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto will be made accessible.
The 2023 CR-V will likely come with the most advanced touchscreen infotainment system that will include more Google services. On September 23, 2021, Honda announced that the future models of its lineup will incorporate Google’s in-vehicle connectivity and that it would unveil the first model within North America in the second third of 2022. The release date and the global significance suggest that the first version of the brand new Google device might comprise the new model CRV. With Google integrated, users are able to use Google Assistant, Google Maps and Google Play directly from native apps included on the vehicle’s information system.
Honda is set to unveil the new Honda Sensing 360 program which will offer a range of safety and driver-assistive technologies in the next-generation Honda CR-V. Honda Sensing 360 will be able to see the surroundings of the vehicle in comparison to 2022 Honda Sensing on the present CRV. Honda Sensing is the name of the game, and Honda claims to provide the possibility of a wider number of sensors inside the vehicle. Honda announced that it would announce that in 2021 that it will first introduce this new, universal security and driver-assistive system to China in 2022 as well as plans to incorporate it into the standard equipment in the U.S. by 2030.
On the powertrain front, Honda has confirmed it will launch the brand new CRV (globally) equipped with Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid versions. Honda is planning to upgrade its third-gen two-motor hybrid system to boost efficiency and effectiveness. In the current CR-V Hybrid, the powertrain comprises the 2.0-liter i-VTEC engine that has two motors using flat wire technology. This results in the total power of 212 hp. One motor has a power of 181 horsepower. starter motor, and a generator. The other motor is used to propel. The vehicle is used the majority of the time as a series hybrid. The propulsion motor drives the wheels, and the engine produces power to the traction battery and that motor is used to move. The system could switch to a hybrid model that is parallel when it detects the need for power.
Like the model currently in production, The sixth-gen CR-V is likely to take on the plug-in hybrid version around the globe, however, its introduction in those in the U.S. is looking unlikely. Honda has sold over 56,000 units that were CR-V Hybrid in the United States in 2021 which is an all-time record, indicating that consumers are more likely to look for electric alternatives. Honda has confirmed that it is planning to launch its next generation of BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicles) starting in 2024. It will be followed by Honda Prologue in 2024. In those in the U.S., the strategy is to launch BEVs immediately following hybrid models.
2023 Honda CR-V Price & Release Date
In the March 2022 Annual report of sales, American Honda announced that they will introduce three new SUVs over the next year. Then in the month of April 2022, the company announced that it will introduce an SUV called the CR-V Hybrid will be introduced in 2022 before launching the Accord Hybrid. The company also confirmed that production for Insight will end at the end of June 2022 and that the hybrid models will be the first priority. It is expected that the CR-V Hybrid to start at around USD 27,500 for the gasoline model and $30k for the hybrid version with the intent of competing in the market with RAV4. For Europe, Honda has confirmed that it will release its CR-V with a completely new look in 2023 and will also offer hybrid models.