2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD Test Drive

“2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Touring” America’s Most Popular CUV Adds First Hybrid-Electric to Lineup OVERVIEW The 2020 Honda CR-V has been the most popular CUV in America over the past 22 years, and now with the addition of their first ever hybrid electric SUV leads the automaker’s plan to electrify light trucks. Honda is…

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2017 Honda CR-V Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It?s difficult to make changes when your current product is the best-selling model of the hottest automotive product category, but Honda engineers and planners went ?damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead? producing a fully redesigned and reengineered compact sport utility. They did not go off on any wild tangents en-route,…

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2017 Honda CR-V Touring Test Drive

?2017 Honda CR-V Touring? Fully Redesigned and Reengineered The 2017 Honda CR-V marks the launch of the popular five-passenger compact SUV?s fifth generation. The all-new CR-V is likely to continue its legacy as the best-selling SUV in America for the past 20 years, with sales in the U.S. of nearly 4 million units since its…

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2016 Honda CR-V Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer This is the ?good old days? of the compact sport utility market. Never before have shoppers had such an amazing selection of outstanding smaller SUVs to choose from. Choosing a good one is almost as easy as throwing a dart at a target with a three-foot bullseye from six feet…

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2015 Honda CR-V AWD Touring Test Drive

?2015 Honda CR-V AWD Touring? Bold Restyling with significant Enhancements The first generation Honda CR-V made its debut in 1997, and now, nearly two decades later, it continues to evolve, constantly rendering it a considerable progressive improvement over its predecessors. For 2015, Honda has once again taken a successful vehicle and made it better, without…

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2015 Honda CR-V Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer Huntington Beach, Calif. — I would guess that when most people are asked, ?what was the best-selling SUV/crossover in the United States last year?? the answers would include Escape, Equinox, RAV4, Highlander or Explorer. The correct answer is Honda CR-V. Honda?s sales leadership is even more impressive when you consider that Honda…

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Mudfest 2012 – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Appropriated renamed ?Mudfest? after a muddy, mucky inaugural event in…

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Test Drive: Honda CR-V

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer In the world of compact sport utility vehicles, the Honda CR-V has been one of a handful of vehicles that have earned their place as icons of the category because they best fill the needs of the shoppers.? As we see it, the group would include smaller SUVs like the…

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Test Drive: 2012 Honda CR-V EX-L/NAVI

? Honda?s CR-V for 2012 gains refinement and new look” Honda has long made it a practice to not rush into anything unless it shows a great deal of promise, and even then, the road to development is one of measured restraint. There are several cases in Honda?s past history to illustrate this fact, but…

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Honda Provides Early Peek at Next CR-V

  Honda tends to play the news and photos of upcoming products close to the vest, but today they released a photo of the all-new, fourth-generation CR-V set to go on sale in the United States by the end of the year.   “The 2012 CR-V Concept introduces the exterior styling for the more sophisticated…

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