Honda has always been synonymous with quality. From the days when the marque originally appeared in the South African roads in the 70’s it has always been perceived as the leader of the pack, always having the quality edge over its competitors in the market.
The CR V is no exception. Sitting in the plush leather seats and surveying the driver’s console, a mixture of high specification levels and luxury pervades the senses. Keyless entry and luxuries such as electrically adjusted driver’s seat and lumbar support for both driver and front passenger are standard features in the top of the range model. A list of features goes on for ever, ranging from parking sensors to a multi-functional steering wheel from where you can control the high quality audio system and adjust the cruise control. A feature often left out of many models in the market is cup holders, which are so important when travelling long distances. The CR V has 11 fitted at strategic positions throughout the caabin.
On the road, however, the Honda CR V comes into its own. The 140kw/7000rpm 2.4l engine driving all wheels through a 5-speed automatic gear box powers the car effortlessly to cruising speed on the open road, and allows the passengers to enjoy the smooth comfort of the vehicle. Although a big car with ample room inside for 5 passengers and their luggage, the CR V is comfortable in town environs and is extremely easy to manoeuvre and park in the city.
On road and off road the CR V is comfortable, whether playing mums taxi during the week or as a rugged off roader travelling to places less travelled, this vehicle will carry out all tasks in comfort and style.
Safety features also abound in the vehicle from ABS to electronic brake-force distribution as well as emergency brake assist and vehicle stability assist - the list is endless and even includes trailer stability assist, hill-start assist as well as a tyre deflation warning system.
A total of six airbags, along with a front pretensioning system willensure that all passengers are protected in a. Active front headrests and an isofix child seat anchors are fitted as standard. A full suite of security features from a high security integrated audio system and keyless door and tailgate entry along with speed sensitive auto door locking ensure your car and its occupants are safe.
All in all an excellent package packed with a host of features and certainly a car high on the shopping list when looking for a comfortable family sport utility.