2011-2016 Honda CR-V 2.4 L (4th Generation)
Discontinued 2016 Price: 75,000,00 PKR
Honda has always managed to maintain a high competition in automobile markets by introducing the latest and up to date models from time to time. Honda introduced its CR-V compact SUV crossover in 1995. It was manufactured on Honda Civic platform and it was introduced as a five-door SUV with front engine and options of both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. CR-V stands for comfortable Runabout Vehicle and in some countries, it is detailed as Compact recreational vehicle. Up till now five generations of CR-V have been launched worldwide. The fifth-generation came into the markets in 2017 with four versions including 2.4liters, 1.5 litres (turbo), 2.0 litres and 1.6 litres (turbo-diesel) engines. Honda also launched its CR-V in Pakistani markets but unfortunately, we can see many few remains of it on our roads. Recently the 2018 CR-V have been launched in Pakistan with a price range of 107 lacs Pakistani rupees and 2.0CVT active version. We will discuss the 2016 model in detail which went on sale in 2011. It is powered by an engine of 2.4 litres i-VTEC inline 4 that generates a power of 185hp. You can have your used model of 201 with a price range from 30 to 35 lacs Pakistani rupees depending upon the condition of the car.
Engine and power of 2.4L CR-V :
It is powered by 2.4 litres 4 inline i-VTEC engine that generates 185 horsepower at 6400rpm and torque of 163 pounds-feet at 4400rpm. It offers transmission option of continuously varying speed only. It offers a fuel tank capacity for 15.3 gallons and provides an estimated mileage of 25 miles per hour in the city and 31 miles per hour on highways. It offers all-wheel drive option too along with the standard front-wheel drive for better performance. Suspension of the vehicle is improved to give a smooth ride without any jerks. it offers highest possible safety to its customers with all standard safety features lane watch camera fixed in the side mirror, traction control, engine immobilizer, stability control system, emergency braking system, seat belts for front and back passengers.
Exterior looks of the car:
Honda CR-V 2016 is 64.7 inches in height, 179.4 inches in length and 71.6 inches in width. It is available in various exterior colour options. Design of the car is stylish with 17 into 6.5 inches alloy wheel that adds more beauty to the car. Doors of the car are fixed liftgate doors that adds uniqueness to its design. You can have power glass sunroof in higher versions that will let the ambience of the interior cabin very fresh and magical adding a spacious look to the cabin. Along with this the privacy glass options for the back is also available. The rear of the car is provided with defoggers to let the drive comfortable and smooth in extreme weather conditions too. Variable intermittent wiper options are also available.
Interior features of the car:
Interior of the car is spacious with 38 inches of headroom for front and back passengers and 41.3 inches of legroom for front passengers and 38.3 inches of legroom for back passengers. It provides eight-way power seat for drivers with adjustable height and multi-level heating seats for drivers and passengers. Back seats are provided with central armrest. It provides all standard features including keyless entry, power windows, tachometer, heated mirrors, electric power steering, back view camera, cruise control, front and back cup holders, and air filtration in an inside cabin. The entertainment provided by the car includes a total of seven speakers, 1 subwoofer, radio, and USB connection and speed-sensitive volume control.
Why you should buy Honda CR-V 2.4L 2016 version?
It offers a spacious cabin with a large area for sitting of adults. It provides more cargo space compared to its competitors. It provides many safety features and technology as discussed in detail above. One of the most exceptional features of the car is its fuel economy which makes it superior among rivals. It provides many luxury features. The quality and handling of the car are good proving a smooth jerk-free ride. The major plus point for purchasing the car will be its exceptional performance results.
Drawbacks of 4th generation 2.4L Honda CR-V:
One of the major drawbacks of the car is its old looks which do not attract its customers because many new and latest models are available in the market. Secondly, the metal used in its composition is not pure metal and the materials used for the interior cabin is also not up to date giving cheap looks to the cabin. The touchscreen option available is very outdated without separate volume buttons and turning knobs. The engine is also not upgraded in this model. Lastly, it is an outdated model so it’s resale value and maintenance value is very high in our country as compared to its competitors.
Toyota Fortuner with a price range from 73 to 78 lacs Pakistani rupees. The Honda BR-V is available from 22 lacs to 25.7 lacs Pakistani rupees. The latest model of Honda CR-V is also available in markets giving a tough competition to the 2016 model.
Honda CR-V 2016 is an outdated model which is not usually seen on roads of our country frequently because many new latest models and better competitors are available in markets. Though the competitors are a bit costly they are durable and more reliable as compared to CR-V 2016. Its resale value makes it very undemanding but no doubt it provides many luxurious and advanced features that SUV of this class does not provide in this price range and if you don’t have the issue of the resale value then you may enjoy all superb features of Honda CR-V 2016 in such an economical price range that makes it unique in its class.