Honda has announced that the new 6th generation CR-V will hit dealerships this month.Turbo model will appear on the 22ndnd, the hybrid will follow in October. Fuel economy for the 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid is particularly noteworthy, as the front-wheel-drive sport models together hit 40 mpg, according to EPA estimates.
Also worth noting is Honda offers a hybrid model with a 2WD configuration. This gives the buyer the choice of better fuel economy or more power (AWD capable models get 37 mpg combined). All-wheel drive is a $1,500 option for him, but all but the top-of-the-line sport-touring model is AWD-only, which starts at $39,845.
of 2023 CR-V Hybrid The AWD models are actually 1 mpg less than the 2022s, but the improved hybrid system gives them a slight boost in performance. Power output he increased by 3 hp to 204, torque increased by 15 lb-ft and both motors totaled 247.
Strangely enough, newer gas-powered vehicles are missing 2023 CR-V Lineup of LX trim that has been active as a base model for a long time. Although the EX currently serves as an entry-level offering, its $32,355 starting price beats the outgoing LX by $4,310. EX trim prices also jumped by $1,800 compared to the 2022 model.
Another unusual change to the CR-V range is that hybrid powertrain options are limited to Sport and Sport Touring trims. The EX and EX-L trims start at $32,355 and $35,005 respectively and feature the same 1.5L four-cylinder turbo as the fifth generation, but the CVT has been retuned for better low-end response (horsepower and torque numbers remain the same). 190 hp and 179 lb-ft respectively).Fuel consumption remains the same 2022 model30 mpg for FWD models and 29 mpg for AWD models.
Reaching the 40 mpg plateau is certainly remarkable, but the CR-V’s main competitor Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, already offers it in AWD. Honda also hasn’t released a plug-in hybrid version to compete with the CR-V. RAV4 PrimeHowever, the RAV4 was notoriously short-lived. dealer price increasethe CR-V has plenty of room to compete with fuel-conscious buyers.
http://www.carsdirect.com/automotive-news/green-technology/2023-honda-cr-v-hybrid-rated-at-40-mpg 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid Rated to 40 MPG