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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 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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<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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