The fight to have the best SUV is definitely on. Why not? The SUV segment is the hottest selling segment to date. Automakers attempt to produce the best SUV, no doubt. Some have succeeded while others produced lackluster offering. Fortunately, Honda is one to never back down. This Japanese automaker is prolific in terms of providing the world top-notch and highly capable vehicles. The 2018 Honda CR-V is one to watch out for. It definitely promises to continue Honda’s legacy.

Not all automakers get it right all the time. Honda is not an exception.

It does have its fair share of complaints and car recall over the years. However, that did not deter them to forge ahead. The 2018 Honda CR-V is one SUV to watch out for.

What to expect?

The 2018 Honda CR-V is reported to come with two engine options. These are the current 2.4-liter engine and 1.6-liter i-DTEC diesel unit. Yes, the latest CR-V has a diesel engine! The 2.4-liter engine is capable of producing 190-horsepower while the diesel has an output of 158-horsepower.

If space is of the essence, then the 2018 Honda CR-V is a great option. Over the years, the CR-V only sat five. For 2018 offering, it will seat seven people at least for the Asian market. This is possible for having 41mm more between the axles.

It also Boasts of more improved interior packaging, making way to more passenger capacity. Its boot gets a boost in size as well.

As all latest cars come loaded with tech, the 2018 Honda CR-V is teeming with it too. It is reported to have a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

It gets even more impressive features such as remote engine start, dual-zone climate control, and heated wing mirrors. There is also an electric parking brake with equipment such as USB charging ports for the second row.

To even stir up public’s curiosity, even more, the 2018 Honda CR-V was featured in this year’s Super Bowl.

This advertisement remains unforgettable as several celebrities lent their voices and their actual yearbook pictures! At least, this is less controversial as compared to Melissa McCarthy’s Kia Nero commercial. The best part of it all (especially for the practical buyers) is its competitive pricing. The latest CR-V’s price is expected to go neck-and-neck against the price of Hyundai Tucson and even the upcoming Jeep Compass.

Is the CR-V worth it?

The CR-V has managed to remain a worthy choice for any car buyer. Anyone who is interested in getting the best SUV has the CR-V as one of their top choices. With competitive pricing definitely appealing to the more practical and more tech to boot, the 2018 Honda CR-V is sure to make the SUV competition even tougher.