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2015 Honda CR-V to Feature an Improved 1.6 Diesel Engine

By Ivan Jenic / October 9, 2014 / Cars 2773

The Japanese car manufacturer will present many new and re-stylized models at this year’s Paris car show, and the last one in the row is the fresh new crossover Honda CR-V. Besides aesthetic changes, Honda will offer the new 1.6 diesel engine with 160hps to its customers.


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At Honda’s stand, visitotors will be able to see the new generations of the HR-V and Jazz models, along with the re-designed Civic for 2015, as well as the Civic Type R, and of course our star, 2015’s Honda CR-V.

This model will replace the current version in the showrooms, and it will feature improved mask for cooler, headlights for fog and stop lights, as well as the front and rear bumper.

Headlights with LED lights look more modern, while rear the lights are visually connected with the chromed mask which extends under the glass on the trunk doors.

Honda modernized the offering of engines as well, so the new CR-V will feature 1.6 liter iDTEC engine which produces 118kW and 350Nm of torque, instead of the old 2.2 liter i-DTEC diesel engine with 150hps.

The new engine will be available only in the version with 4×4 drive. Honda claims that, with the help of its new engine,it managed to lower the CO2 emission for 11% in models with manual gearshift, and for 20% for the model with the automatic gearshift.

Diesel version with manual drive will still be in the offer, equipped with the current 1.6 liter i-DTEC engine with 12ohps. Customers will be able to buy the 2.0 liter diesel i-VTEC version with 155hps, as well.

Honda CR-V will come as both front and rear drive models, and besides the manual gearshift, the automatic one will be also available.

2015’s Honda CR-V will be manufactured in the UK, and the Japanese company didn’t reveal the exact release date and the price of the vehicle.

So, what do you think about this next year’s model, did it met your expectations? Tell us in the comments below.

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