What has been on the news is that the Diesel-powered 2017 Honda CR-V has finally arrived in the Philippines and has price tag from as low as P1,569,000. By passing the ASEAN New Car Assessment Program (ASEAN NCAP) crash test, the car has already proven its value, specifically when we talk about its safety features.
Honda CR-V scored 5-star rating from ASEAN NCAP
The cushy runabout car scored Child Occupant Protection with 22.84 points, Safety Assist Technologies with 18.71 points and Adult Occupant Protection with 47.25 points, making an impressive total of 88.80 points.
According to ASEAN NCAP, its new rating system, which becomes operative from this year to 2020, reduces in complexity of the old dual scoring system.
The cushy runabout car scored an impressive total of 88.80 points
As for the latest PH-spec Honda CR-V, it is fitted with three-point seatbelts, dual front airbags, curtain airbags, a blind spot warning, and side airbags, among others. Honda has also launched its road departure mitigation, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control and other Honda Sensing suite for the vehicle’s higher versions.
This cool seven seater is finally available in the Philippines with four variants (three diesel options with 7 seats and a 2.0-liter gasoline 5-seater).
ASEAN NCAP - Honda CR-V (2017)
Know more about Honda CR-V 2021
The CR-V is a compact crossover current sold by Japanese automaker Honda Philippines Inc. Now in its fifth generation, the model has been in existence since the 1990s.
Currently, the CR-V has two engine options. The first one is a 1.6-liter diesel, which can make up to 118 horsepower and 300 Nm of torque. All variants with this engine uses a nine-speed automatic transmission. The top-spec trim has an all-wheel-drive drivetrain, while the rest of the trims are front-wheel-drive. The second engine for the CR-V is a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline mill capable of producing up top 152 horsepower and 189 Nm of torque. This engine is only available on the entry-level S variant where it is paired with a continous variable transmission.
Of note, the top-spec CR-V for the Philippine market is equipped with several driver-assist features like adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, road departure mitigation, lane departure warning, among others.
The entry-level CR-V S and the CR-V S diesel variant can fit up to five occupants. The CR-V V and the top-spec SX can seat up to seven occupants.