All-new diesel-powered Honda CR-V to come soon

Updated Sep 24, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

Honda PH will launch its all-new CR-V powered by a diesel engine sometime this month.
What has been on the news is that Honda PH will launch its all-new Honda CR-V in our market this month. The arrival of the new compact crossover marks the first time the Japanese car brand will be unveiling a diesel motor in the country. Well, the fifth-generation CR-V will reportedly be a brand-new 7-seater SUV powered by a diesel engine.

This all-new compact crossover is expected to arrive by August 9. Petrol versions will be unveiled sometime this month.
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Poster to introduce an all-new 7-seater diesel SUV from Honda

Honda PH will launch its all-new Honda CR-V in our market this month
Back in April, we witnessed the glamorous debut of the all-new crossover SUV at the 2017 Bangkok International Show.  At that time, many questioned what special CR-V our country will have when it’s our turn to unveil this comfortable runabout vehicle. While Honda has yet to reveal any specific information regarding the engine, what we do know is that Thai-spec units pack is led by a 1.6-liter diesel turbo that delivers an output of 160hp and 350Nm and paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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All-new diesel-powered Honda CR-V to come soon

With more attractive appearance, the third-row seat, an all-new diesel engine, and large capacity for hauling cargo, the fifth-generation crossover SUV is indeed an impressive vehicle that isn’t offered in most SUVs in its class.

So, other than the greater CR-V powered by an all-new diesel engine, do you think the variants with gasoline engine will also make its way here? Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.

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Honda CR-V

The CR-V 2021-2022 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 Honda CR-V Philippines has two engine options with four variants. 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. As for the second engine of the CR-V, it comes in the form of a 2.0-liter inline-4 gasoline mill capable of producing up top 152 horsepower and 189 Nm of torque. Only the entry-level S variant uses this engine and pairs it to a continuously variable transmission. The entry-level CR-V S and the CR-V S diesel variant can fit up to five occupants, while the CR-V V and the top-spec SX can seat up to seven occupants. As for the Honda CR-V dimensions, the Japanese compact crossover is 4,623 mm long, 1,855 mm wide, and 1,668 mm high. In the local market, the Honda CR-V Philippines is competing against the likes of the Toyota RAV4, Subaru Forester, and Nissan X-Trail.

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