Acclaim: The critics have been generous in their approbation of the CR-V during the 2016 model year. Among awards bestowed on the CR-V, Kelley Blue Book has named it Best Buy of the Year for 2016 among small SUVs and crossovers.* The CR-V has further been called the market’s Best Compact SUV for Families by U.S. News & World Report.**
High industry ratings have additionally been bestowed upon the CR-V when it comes to safety, including a 5-Star Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration*** and a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.****
Price: Offering an affordable two-row option for consumers, the CR-V models are priced as follows:
Residual Value: Residual value, or the value that remains after a vehicle has been driven for a specific amount of time, is impressive for the CR-V, which ALG predicts will retain 46% of its original value after 60 months of being driven. In contrast, rival vehicles like the 2016 Chevy Equinox and the 2016 Nissan Rogue are each predicted to retain just 35% of their original value after 60 months on the road.
Tech Offerings: Various state-of-the-art technology features come standard onboard the CR-V, such as Bluetooth capability, an SMS text messaging function, remote entry, speed-sensitive volume control, available SiriusXM Radio, an available Honda satellite-linked navigation system with voice recognition, available Smart Entry, and an available HomeLink remote system.
The CR-V additionally includes cutting-edge safety and driver-assist features such as a multi-angle rearview camera, available Honda LaneWatch, available forward collision warning, an available collision mitigation braking system, an available lane keeping assist system, and available lane departure warning.
Acclaim: Even though it’s relatively new to the Honda family, the HR-V has received a variety of accolades during the 2016 model year, including claiming the title of Green Car Journal’s 2016 Green SUV of Year.****** The HR-V has additionally been named a Best Subcompact SUVs for Families winner by U.S. News & World Report.**
The HR-V has additionally received a 5-Star Safety Rating from the NHTSA for its outstanding performance in various crash tests.***
Price: The affordable HR-V lineup shapes up with the following trim levels and prices:
Residual Value: When it comes to value retention, the HR-V is projected by ALG to offer an impressive 47% residual value after 60 months out on the road. Various competing vehicles, including the 2016 Nissan Juke and 2016 Mazda CX-3, are anticipated to retain only 33% of their value after 60 months.
Tech Offerings: Among its many exceptional amenities, the HR-V offers a variety of cutting-edge technology features, including Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Bluetooth Streaming Audio, a security system with remote entry, speed-sensitive volume control, and more.
Drivers will further discover high-tech driver-assist and safety offerings among the HR-V’s features, such as a tire pressure monitoring system, a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, and available Honda LaneWatch.