Honda announces new member of the CR-V family coming in 2020
By Product Expert | Posted in Honda CR-V, New Vehicles on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 9:12 pm
Does the Honda CR-V have a hybrid version?
According to information recently released by Honda, the CR-V has been the country’s most popular crossover SUV for the last 22 years. When the 2020 model starts to arrive at dealerships, like Meridian Honda, we bet a 23rd year will be all but a lock. As customer pay more and more attention to fuel economy scores and emissions the question, ‘Does the Honda CR-V have a hybrid version,’ gets tossed around the sales floor frequently. Now, our team of product experts can enthusiastically answer, ‘Yes, it does.’ The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is the just the first of several changes the manufacturer is making to its popular crossover SUV platform for the new model year. Let’s take a look at what we know to this point.
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When the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is delivered to the Meridian Honda showroom, it will be the automaker’s first implementation of its two-motor hybrid system in the United States. There are still a few outstanding details to be released about the performance and fuel economy specifications of the 2020 CR-V Hybrid but the initial information dump says that the gas-electric hybrid platform will make up to 212 horsepower and is also reported to drastically improve fuel economy scores.
Beyond the new badging the 2020 CR-V Hybrid will wear, there are a few other telltale signs that will set the new variant apart from its traditional gasoline-powered counterpart. The most significant difference will be the push-button gear selector used in the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid that is next to a trio of selectable driving modes, Econ, Sport and EV.
Additionally, the instrument panel employed by the 2020 CR-V Hybrid offers a display that will allow the driver to monitor power/charge status as well as selectable displays for power distribution and regeneration.
The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is expected to begin arriving at dealerships around the country in the opening weeks of the 2020 calendar year. You can start the pre-ordering process for the new 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid today by making an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert.