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Honda CR-V 2018 4-door SUV
The CR-V is one of the better models among small SUVs, thanks to its roomy cabin, good fuel economy, and competent handling. The base engine is a 184-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder, and EX and above trims sport a 190-hp, 1.5-liter turbo. Both are mated to a continuously variable transmission that works well. Fuel economy is impressive at 28 mpg overall for the EX. Handling is nimble and surefooted, and the firm ride is steady. Road noise is well-suppressed, and the cabin is reasonably quiet. The interior is very comfortable and roomy, particularly the rear seat, although the seats in the base LX are less supportive. EX and above trims get a standard 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, as well as standard automatic emergency braking and blind-spot warning.

Road Test

Honda has redesigned its segment's best seller CR-V, and the result is better fuel economy, improved safety, sharper handling, and an upgraded interior. The CR-V is small enough to navigate through tight parking lots, yet roomy enough inside to comfo...


  • Roomy interior
  • Best in class fuel economy (that's not a hybrid)


  • Ride is a touch firm
  • Fussy infotainment system on EX and higher trims<br/>

Best Version to Get

For the ideal balance of affordability and amenities, we would go for an EX. It comes with power seats including four-way lumbar support, heated seats and sunroof. It also includes all the active safety features such as blind-spot detection, lane-keep assist and auto emergency braking, all for un...


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front
  • Basic: 3 year/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Rust through: 5 year/unlimited
  • Roadside aid: 3 year/unlimited
Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • CVT
Engines Available
  • 1.5-liter 4 turbo (190 hp)
  • 2.4-liter 4 (184 hp)


Comfort / Convenience
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