Honda new CR-V full model change 6th generation Japanese model released in 2023 | Latest car information

Honda will make a full model change of “CR-V”, and the Japanese model will be around 2023. Honda of the United States officially announced the new 2023 “CR-V” on July 12, 2022 (local time). It will go on sale in the summer of 2022. An additional hybrid model will be released in the fall.

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About the new CR-V full model change

The exterior is a keep concept, and the front face has been changed. Reimagined from scratch, it has coupe-like proportions that add to the impression of SUV power, cleanliness and vitality.

The interior design is based on horizontal and straight lines, reducing eye movement based on the concept of HMI (Human Machine Interface), arranging controls along the flow line, and improving visibility.

Equipped with “Honda CONNECT,” an in-vehicle communication module exclusively for Honda vehicles. “Honda Total Care Premium” is available.

The lineup includes an EV model and a plug-in hybrid model.

The exterior of the new “CR-V” has a more sporty and sophisticated design. Preview the front end of the SUV and overhauled headlights with LED daytime running lights. Equipped with a more prominent and larger grille. At least on this hybrid trim, the lower air intakes have silver shrouds and are finished in black. The shape and curve of the front fascia are also quite different from the conventional model. At the rear, the L-shaped taillights that extend the D-pillars remain the same, but get a more refined, sporting revised LED signature. Other eye-catching parts of the new CR-V include faux-silver tailpipes and various tailgates. The overall length is 4,694mm, the overall width is 1,864mm, the overall height is 1,681mm, and the wheelbase is 2,700mm.

New CR-V full model change exterior

The sixth-generation CR-V has undergone exterior design changes and, like the new Vezel, has been reimagined from scratch based on the Honda SUV e:concept, a plug-in model similar to the new Vezel. Add coupe-like proportions. Adopted “LED sequential turn lamp (flowing blinker)” for headlight. As you can see from the photo, the rear has an elegant coupe form.

New CR-V full model change interior

The interior panel is designed with horizontal and straight lines to reduce line of sight movement based on the concept of HMI (Human Machine Interface), arrange controls along the flow line, and improve visibility. Adopted “Sleek & Long Cabin”. The meter has been adopted for the new “Accord”, “Insight”, “Vezel”, etc.7.0 inch instrument cluster” is adopted.

Equipped with an “auto brake hold” function, even if you take your foot off the brake pedal while the vehicle is stopped, the vehicle will remain stationary and will be released when you step on the accelerator, making it useful in traffic jams. By adopting the “telescopic and tilt steering mechanism”, it is possible to drive in the best position from large to small. Adopt a parking brake system.

The center display shows “9-inch Honda CONNECT Honda display” is adopted. Compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Equipped with “Honda CONNECT,” an in-vehicle communication module exclusively for Honda vehicles. “Honda Total Care Premium” is available. It is possible to provide trouble support that can be operated remotely via a smartphone, or that the vehicle itself can be connected to an emergency support center in the event of an accident or other emergency, enabling quick and accurate responses. Equipped with an automatic map update service. “Honda Digital Key” and “Honda App Center”, where a smartphone can be used as a key, and “In-car Wi-Fi”, where you can purchase data communication capacity in the car and connect to the Internet. The CR-V Sport Touring also features a 12-speaker Bose premium audio system.

New CR-V full model change safety technology

The next-generation Honda SENSING is standard on all models. A front wide-view camera with a wide horizontal angle of view and eight front and rear sonar sensors are installed for the first time in a Honda vehicle. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) assists pedestrians and cyclists during the day and night to avoid collisions. In addition, it has an ACC with a traffic jam tracking function, and is equipped with a “rear start prevention function” and “auto high beam”. Added “Close Collision Mitigation Brake”. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Road Departure Prevention Function, Traffic Sign Recognition Function, and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) have been further improved over the previous model.

system equipment Old model CR-V New CR-V
(daytime/nighttime pedestrians)

(Pedestrians during the day and night
Accidental start prevention function
Pedestrian accident mitigation steering
Off-road deviation control function
(With traffic jam tracking function)

(With traffic jam tracking function)
Preceding vehicle departure notification function
Sign recognition function
Reverse erroneous start suppression function
automatic high beam
blind spot
multi view camera system

About the new CR-V full model change engine lineup

The engine is the same as the old model “2.0L straight 4 DOHC i-VTEC + motor (e: HEV)” maximum output 107kW (145ps) / 6,200rpm + motor 135kW (184ps) / 5,000-6,000rpm and “1.5L 4-cylinder turbo engine VTEC Turbo The line-up includes a maximum output of 140 kW (190 PS) / 5,600 rpm. In addition, we plan to line up a pure EV model with “1.5L in-line 4-cylinder engine + electric motor (SPORT HYBRID e +)” 77kW (105PS) / 5,500rpm + 135kW (184PS) / 5,000-6,000rpm.

New CR-V plug-in hybrid “SPORT HYBRID e+”

The same 1.5L in-line 4-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine as the Clarity PHEV is combined with a 2-motor hybrid system. It achieves powerful driving with a maximum output of 135 kW (184 PS) and maximum torque of 315 N m (32.1 kgm), and an EV driving range (driving range when using charging power) of 1114.6 km. The in-line 4-cylinder 1.5L Atkinson cycle engine pursues improved thermal efficiency and low emissions, achieving a maximum thermal efficiency of 40.5%, the world’s top level. The intelligent power unit (IPU), which integrates a high-capacity, high-output battery with a total power consumption of 17.0 kWh and a high-voltage device, is thinned and placed under the floor, and the harness and 12V DC-DC converter are stored in the center tunnel. It achieves a wide interior space and a low overall height sedan form. In addition, a water-cooling system is used to cool the battery, and by efficiently cooling it with a compact layout, it is possible to reduce the size and improve the durability of the battery. Equipped with three drive modes: “EV Drive”, “Hybrid Drive” and “Engine Drive”. Focusing on EV driving, it automatically selects and seamlessly switches to the optimal mode at all times according to the state of charge of the battery and driving conditions.

New CR-V plug-in hybrid “SPORT HYBRID e +” spec forecast

spec New CR-V PHEV
full length 4,695mm
Width 1,865mm
Height 1,680mm
Wheelbase 2,700mm
engine Inline 4-cylinder 1.5L engine +
electric motor
Maximum output 77kW (105PS)/5,500rpm
Maximum torque 134Nm (13.7kgf・m)/5,000rpm
motor output 135kW (184PS)/5,000-6,000rpm
motor maximum torque 315N・m(32.1kgf・m)/0-2000rpm
System total maximum output 215ps
battery Lithium-ion battery 17kWh
charging time 2.5 hours
JC08 mode EV driving range 114.6km
WLTC mode EV driving range 101.0km
JC08 mode fuel consumption 28.0km/L
WLTC mode fuel consumption 24.2km/L
EV maximum speed 160km/h

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