2018 Honda CR-V AWD Sport Sensing

Damien O’Carroll reviews the Honda 2018 Honda CR-V AWD Sport Sensing.

Video road report - 2018 Honda CR-V AWD Sport Sensing
Monday, 10 October 2017

 

 

Well-proportioned and handsome with an impressive engine, nicely made interior and attractively modern.

The Honda CR-V has been a consistently popular medium SUV crossover ever since it basically invented the concept with the Toyota RAV4 back in the 1990s. Now there is a new version here that shakes up the CR-V’s established order of things more than any model in its history, as it now comes with a small turbocharged engine and is, for the first time, available in a model with seven seats.

Not that you would know it to look at it, mind you, because the basic shape of the new car is classic SUV and distinctly a CR-V. Nicely proportioned and handsome, it is however quite busy in its details. Inside is comfortable with a nicely made interior that is well laid out and attractively modern.  Everything you come into direct contact with is sturdy and made of high quality materials and what hard plastics there are well hidden...