When Honda Cars Philippines has done its deliveries for the 5-seater gasoline version since August 9, 2017, it set the stage for a true go-anywhere vehicle with the potent yet effective engine. The Japanese manufacturer has not been shy about announcing that the Honda CR-V 2018 will have a series of firsts for the car, particularly, the turbo diesel versions that are scheduled to arrive by the end of September.
This month has come around so has the latest gen of Honda CR-V for Philippine market. The maker is happy to announce that the first batch of 7-seater diesel versions has officially landed.
Purchasers will now be able to enjoy and order the much-awaited diesel-powered CR-V. The all-new Honda CR-V 2018 is powered with a 1.6-liter i-DTEC turbo diesel motor that churns out 118hp and a torque 300Nm. These horses are sent to either all wheel or front-wheel via a vaunted 9-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The class-leading transmission is clean, smooth, and powerful.
In addition, the newest compact crossover makes a return to the efficient fold flat configuration - 7 seats. This helps the CR-V accommodate up to 7 full-size adults as well as add practicality and sufficient space for hauling cargo.
The first batch of 7-seater diesel CR-V has officially landed
The Honda CR-V is now on sale in the variants below:
|Honda CR-V 2018 Model||Price|
|Honda CR-V SX Diesel AWD||P2,049,000|
|Honda CR-V S Diesel||P1,759,000|
|Honda CR-V V Diesel||P1,569,000|
|Honda CR-V 2.0S CVT (5-seater)||P1,539,000|
It can now be experienced and reserved at all Honda showrooms across the country.
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<p>The Honda CR-V is a compact crossover current sold by Honda Philippines Inc. It is now in its fifth-generation model, but the CR-V in general has been around since the 1990's. </p> <p>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.</p> <p>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. </p> <p>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. </p>