The biggest changes will occur upfront, where the new CR-V features a wraparound front bumper, that better integrates into the bodywork, an outstanding three-bar chrome grille, and slimmer headlights with LED's. According to Honda, the pointier fascia contributes to better aerodynamics, thus reducing fuel consumption.
|European CR-V's will continue to be produced in Swindon, |
England, while U.S models will be built in Ohio
Forward momentum will come courtesy from a revised 2.0 litre petrol and diesel engine that will boast improved fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions.
Sales start early next year for the U.S market, with European sales starting in mid-2012.
2011 Honda CR-V concept: