2013 Honda CR-V Boasts Stylish Price, Substantial Handing, Safety, and Efficiency | Harold Zeigler Honda Kalamazoo MI
  Home     New Inventory     Used Inventory     Service & Parts     About  


Date posted: March 8, 2013

2013 Honda CR-V Boasts Stylish Price, Substantial Handing, Safety, and Efficiency

(2013 Honda CR-V Shown Above)

Starting at just under $23,000, the 2013 Honda CR-V is the fourth generation of the popular crossover. While not the speediest model on the market, the CR-V is focused more on fuel efficiency, boasting a combined rating of 26 mpg.

The 2013 Honda CR-V starts at $22,695.

n the fourth generation of its popular CR-V crossover, Honda has the chance to take this SUV all the way. How does it perform?

Honda CR-V Trims and Feature Highlights

The Honda CR-V is a five passenger compact crossover SUV available in three trim levels for 2013: LX, EX, and EX-L. All three trims come with a 185 horsepower 4-cylinder engine and front-wheel drive, and all feature an all-wheel drive option.

COMPARE THE 2013 HONDA CR-V’S TRIMS SIDE-BY-SIDE

Standard tech features include Bluetooth, i-MID infotainment on a 5 inch LCD screen, and a rearview camera. Dual-zone climate control, navigation, and a rear seat DVD entertainment package are also available for the EX-L CR-V. Great fuel economy comes free of charge.

The 2013 CR-V starts at $22,695.

Honda CR-V Performance

The 2013 CR-V is handed a 2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower and 163 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s controlled via a 5-speed automatic and standard front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available for all models. An Eco Assist system also comes standard, which tells you all you need to know about Honda’s performance mindset: the CR-V is built to rack up MPGs, not quarter mile wins.

Honda CR-V Fuel Economy

The EPA estimates that 2013 CR-V models equipped with front-wheel drive will achieve 23 city and 31 highway MPG, for a combined number of 26. Choose the all-wheel drive CR-V and lose just 1 MPG in each category for 22/30/25.

Honda CR-V Interior Highlights

CR-V’s cabin draws you in with its clean, attractive layout, though utility reigns overall. Like the exterior, there’s not a lot of flash to be found, unless you count customizable wallpaper for the i-MID screen as extravagant. But that’s OK, because you drive CR-V for its functionality, which is on display throughout most of the driver accessible functions- everything but the nav system tends to get a thumbs up.

Drivers should find comfort whether they adjust their seat position manually, or electronically inside EX-L trims. And don’t let the compact designation fool you: CR-V offers a healthy 38.3 inches of rear legroom and plenty of wiggle room for shoulders. The seats also have a one-touch folding option, creating easy stowing configurations. You’ll get 70.9 cubic feet of total cargo space, which shrinks to 37.2 cubes with the rear seats upright.

Honda CR-V Safety

Every 2013 Honda CR-V comes with 4-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake assist, stability & traction control, and full-length side curtain airbags. A rearview camera also comes standard, so there’s no excuse to put the back end into a shopping cart.

The 2013 CR-V receives nearly perfect crash test scores; NHTSA ratings warrant 5/5 stars overall, with scores of 5/5 for both frontal and side durability, and 4/5 for rollover damage. The IIHS agrees, awarding CR-V a Top Safety Pick.

Honda CR-V Summary

The 2013 CR-V is all about substance. Good handling, plenty of room, impressive standard tech, and some nice fuel numbers await, all for a quite stylish price too.


   
IN THIS ISSUE
Service appointment
Select your repair or maintenance, find loaner car availability and keep track of service history.
ABOUT US
 
Harold Zeigler Honda
We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing!
DIRECTIONS
4201 Stadium Dr
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
  Group   Inventory   Specials   About us   stay in touch
  Zeigler Honda of Kalamazoo
 
  New Inventory
Used Inventory
 
  New Vehicle Specials
Used Vehicle Specials
 
  About Zeigler Honda of Kalamazoo
Hours & Directions
 
  Contact Us