The first batch of the diesel-powered Honda CR-V 2018 finally arrived

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Latest Consumer Reports

Anyone seen the diesel-powered Honda CR-V on the roads?

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.

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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.

A red Honda CR-V 2018 on display

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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Honda CR-V

<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&nbsp;has been around since the 1990&#39;s.&nbsp;</p> <p>Currently, the CR-V has two engine options. The first one&nbsp;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.&nbsp;</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.&nbsp;</p>

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