2012 Honda CR-V Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2012:

  • All-new redesign for 2012

Exterior Features
The 2012 Honda CR-V is a compact crossover vehicle offered in four different trim levels. Sixteen-inch steel wheels are standard, with larger wheels available on higher grades.

Interior Features
The 2012 Honda CR-V offers seating for 5 passengers. Base CR-V models include cloth seats, automatic headlights, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, rearview camera, and more. Higher trim levels are fitted with leather upholstery, sunroof, rear privacy glass, roof rails, heated front seats, and other premium equipment.

Optional Features
Major options are bundled into packages for specific trim levels. These include leather upholstery, navigation, and a rear-seat entertainment system in the EX-L.

Under the Hood
Honda CR-V models come with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard, but all-wheel drive (AWD) is optional. When properly equipped, the Honda CR-V can tow 1500 pounds, according to the automaker.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Honda CR-V are:
  • Honda CR-V FWD: 23/31 mpg (city/highway)
  • Honda CR-V AWD: 22/30 mpg (city/highway)

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the 2012 Honda CR-V include side curtain air bags and active head restraints. Because the CR-V is redesigned for 2012, it has not yet been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

What's New for 2012:

  • All-new redesign for 2012

Exterior Features
The 2012 Honda CR-V is a compact crossover vehicle offered in four different trim levels. Sixteen-inch steel wheels are standard, with larger wheels available on higher grades.

Interior Features
The 2012 Honda CR-V offers seating for 5 passengers. Base CR-V models include cloth seats, automatic headlights, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, rearview camera, and more. Higher trim levels are fitted with leather upholstery, sunroof, rear privacy glass, roof rails, heated front seats, and other premium equipment.

Optional Features
Major options are bundled into packages for specific trim levels. These include leather upholstery, navigation, and a rear-seat entertainment system in the EX-L.

Under the Hood
Honda CR-V models come with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower. A 5-speed automatic transmission is standard. Front-wheel drive (FWD) is standard, but all-wheel drive (AWD) is optional. When properly equipped, the Honda CR-V can tow 1500 pounds, according to the automaker.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Honda CR-V are:
  • Honda CR-V FWD: 23/31 mpg (city/highway)
  • Honda CR-V AWD: 22/30 mpg (city/highway)

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the 2012 Honda CR-V include side curtain air bags and active head restraints. Because the CR-V is redesigned for 2012, it has not yet been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Available Trims for the 2012 Honda CR-V
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LX (2WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 22495.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name EX (2WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 24595.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name EX-L (2WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27245.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name EX-L (4WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28495.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/30
Name EX-L (2WD 5dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28745.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name LX (4WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 23745.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/30
Name EX (4WD 5dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 25845.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/30
Name EX-L (4WD 5dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29995.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/30
Name EX-L (2WD 5dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic MSRP 27945.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 23/31
Name EX-L (4WD 5dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29195.00 Engine 2.4L/144 City/Hwy MPG 22/30
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INTERIOR
  • Reclining cloth front bucket seats -inc: driver manual height adjustment, adjustable active head restraints
  • 60/40 split sliding fold & tumble forward rear seats w/rear center armrest
  • Floor mats
  • Tilt & telescopic steering column
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio, cruise & phone controls
  • Instrument panel w/blue & white backlit gauges
  • Multi-information display -inc: avg fuel economy, miles-to-empty, avg speed, Bluetooth, SMS text messaging, clock, compass, exterior temp, multi-angle rearview camera, Pandora internet radio, customizable door lock/interior light settings, oil-life indicator
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Instrument panel-mounted shifter
  • Pwr windows w/driver auto-up/down
  • Pwr door & tailgate locks
  • Remote entry system
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel filler door release
  • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
  • Air conditioning w/air-filtration system
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Rear window defroster
  • (8) cup holders
  • 12V pwr outlets -inc: front, center console
  • Conversation mirror w/sunglasses holder
  • Dual visor vanity mirrors
  • Driver-side garment hook
  • Map lights
  • Cargo area light
  • Door pocket storage bins
  • (4) cargo area tie-down anchors
  • Front seatback pockets
  • Security system
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Retractable cargo cover
  • Reclining leather heated front bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat, driver pwr lumbar, adjustable active head restraints
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Instrument panel-mounted leather-wrapped shifter
  • Dual-zone auto climate control system
  • Steering wheel-mounted navigation controls
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system -inc: voice recognition, turn-by-turn directions, rearview camera
EXTERIOR
  • 16" styled steel wheels
  • P215/70SR16 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Chrome grille
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps w/auto-off
  • Full-length tail lights
  • Folding pwr mirrors
  • Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
  • 2-speed intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear intermittent wiper w/washer
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • P225/65TR17 all-season tires
  • One-touch pwr moonroof w/tilt feature
  • Fog lights
  • Body-colored folding pwr mirrors
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Body-colored door handles
  • Roof rails
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps w/auto-on/off
  • Body-colored folding heated pwr mirrors
MECHANICAL
  • 2.4L DOHC MPFI 16-valve i-VTEC I4 engine
  • Drive-by-Wire throttle system
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • Front wheel drive
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Motion-adaptive electric pwr rack-and-pinion steering
  • Pwr front ventilated/rear solid disc brakes
  • Real-Time 4-wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Hill start assist
    • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
    • Brake assist
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Daytime running lights (DRL)
    • Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags
    • Front side-impact airbags w/passenger-side occupant position detection system
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor
    • 3-point seat belts in all seating positions -inc: front automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Child-proof rear door locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 160-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (4) speakers, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth streaming audio, Pandora internet radio, speed-sensitive volume control, CD text display capability, USB audio interface
    • Bluetooth connectivity
    • 160-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (6) speakers, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth streaming audio, Pandora internet radio, speed-sensitive volume control, CD text display capability, USB audio interface
    • 328-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3/WMA player -inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer, auxiliary input jack, Bluetooth streaming audio, Pandora internet radio, speed-sensitive volume control, CD text display capability, USB audio interface
    • XM satellite radio
    • Honda DVD rear entertainment system

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