Does the 2017 CR-V get better fuel economy?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda CR-V, Honda News on Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 10:38 AM
New features 2017 Honda CR-V

One of the things people love about the Honda CR-V, and they must love it because it is one of America’s best-selling SUVs, is its efficiency. The CR-V offers the interior space and convenience drivers want with the fuel economy rating that is easy on their budgets. With the new 2017 Honda CR-V, the SUV features an estimated fuel economy that’s best in its class due to the new engine in the upper trims.

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For the 2017 model year, Honda has eliminated the SE trim of the CR-V, offering drivers more features on four trim levels. On the CR-V LX drivers can still enjoy the 2.4L I-VTEC engine of the 2016 CR-V, but on the EX, EX-L and Touring models drivers get an efficient 1.5L turbocharged powertrain. As with the 2016 CR-V, the new model is available in both two-wheel and all-wheel drive.

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2017 CR-V new turbo engine

2017 CR-V vs 2016 CR-V

  2017 Honda CR-V EX 2016 Honda CR-V EX
Engine 1.5L Turbo 2.4L i-VTEC
Honda Sensing Standard Not Available
Interior Volume 105.9 cu.ft 104.1 cu.ft
[1]Apple CarPlay/[2]Android Auto Standard Not Available
Wheels 18-Inch Alloy 17-Inch Alloy

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Overall, the 2017 CR-V has received more upgrades and enhancements than just a new engine. Bumper to bumper the compact SUV has been refined for a bolder, more aggressive body design with a well-appointed interior. See all of the 2017 Honda CR-V’s new features below.

NEW 2017 CR-V Features

  • Dual Chrome Exhaust Tips
  • Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate
  • Discontinued SE Trim
  • Honda Sensing on EX trim
  • [1]Apple CarPlay & [2]Android Auto
  • Active Shutter Grille
  • Increase Interior Volume
  • 1.5L Turbocharged Engine
  • Standard 17-Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Upgraded Premium Interior Material

The 2017 CR-V is expected to hit dealerships this winter, so stay tuned to Continental Honda for more information and arrival dates. To test drive the 2016 CR-V, schedule a test drive online or just stop in during our business hours from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.


[1]Apple CarPlay™ is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Depending on use, Apple CarPlay™ can share user and vehicle information (e.g. vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone®. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay®. Use of CarPlay® is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay® terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple iOS terms of use. CarPlay® vehicle integration is provided ”as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay® operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay® software/Apple iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolescence of vehicle-integration hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use CarPlay® when conditions allow you to do so safely.
[2]Android™ and Android Auto™ are trademarks of Google Inc. Depending on use, Android Auto™ can share user and vehicle information (e.g. vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with Google and its service providers. See Google privacy policy for details regarding Google’s use and handling of data uploaded by Android Auto™. Use of Android Auto™ is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the Android Auto™ terms of use, which are presented to the user when the Android Auto™ application is downloaded to the user’s Android™ Phone. Android Auto™ vehicle integration is provided “as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee Android Auto™ operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in Android Auto™ software/Android™ operating system, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolescence of vehicle-integration hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use Android Auto™ when conditions allow you to do so safely.

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