The New 2021 Honda CR-V


The new 2021 Honda CR-V is a versatile compact SUV that is the perfect car for any destination. This SUV comes with a powerful engine and a highly rated safety suite. The new 2021 CR-V is loaded with features, combining luxury with usability. Keep reading to learn about the new 2021 Honda CR-V specs! 

The new 2021 Honda CR-V gives drivers a smooth, comfortable ride thanks to its 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. This engine packs a punch with 190 horsepower paired with one of the best CVTs (continuously variable automatic transmissions) on the market. CR-Vs come with a standard front-wheel drive (FWD), or all-wheel drive (AWD) is available as an optional choice. The powertrain provides this vehicle with flexible torque and incredible fuel economy.

The steering wheel has some assistance, keeping you steady on the roads. Since the CR-V does not have the jarring speed shifts of other SUVs, it provides a stable ride to get you anywhere smoothly. The FWD models have an mpg rating of 28 city/34 highway/30 combined and the AWD models have an mpg rating of 27 city/32 highway/29 combined.

The new 2021 Honda CR-V received a 5 out of 5-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It received high ratings in the front and rear crash tests as well as the rollover test. It also received the highest ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for all six test perimeters. It had the highest rating for its vehicle-to-pedestrian and vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention systems. 

The CR-V includes Honda Sensing Suite, Honda's exclusive system of safety and driver-assist technologies. The Honda Sensing Suite includes a road departure mitigation system, collision mitigation braking system, lane-keeping assist system, and adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow. The Honda CR-V features forward collision warning, automatic high-beam headlights, automatic emergency braking, and a rearview camera.

With the release of the 2020 model, the Honda CR-V was given a stylish makeover. The new makeover features a newly styled, sportier bumper with larger fog light openings and a blackout grill. The CR-V still maintains its trademark muscular look. The FWD CR-V models have a reasonable ground clearance of 7.8 inches and AWD models have 8.2 inches. The new 2021 CR-V measures out to 182 inches in length on a 104.8-inch wheelbase, 73 inches in width, and 66-67 inches in height. The CR-V has a curb weight of 3750 lbs and a towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. All trims come with a remote entry system for added convenience.

The Honda CR-V is famously known for its comfortable and spacious interior. The CR-V's stylish cabin is packed with quality materials and a contemporary look. The interior utilizes brushed-satin finishes, faux wood accents, and chromed plastics to give it a luxurious yet comfortable feel.

The 2 row/5 passenger cabin is incredibly roomy. It can comfortably hold both passengers and cargo with its spacious layout. The 60/40 split rear seats (available in the LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trims) allow the customizable usage of the backseat to accommodate a passenger or two plus some cargo.

The new 2021 CR-V features 39.2 cubic feet of storage feet with the second row up and 75.8 cubic feet with the second row folded down. The second-row seats fold down easily with the pull of a lever. The vehicle's available cargo space can hold several suitcases and bags, making it the perfect car for travel.

For those with small kids, the rear outboard seats have two complete sets of latch connectors for car seats. The rear middle seat has an upper tether and one lower tether so it would need to borrow another lower tether from one of the adjacent seats to secure a car seat. The rear outboard anchors received the second-highest rating for safety from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

The new 2021 CR-V comes with all the technology to keep you charged and connected during your travels. This SUV comes standard with Bluetooth and USB audio interface and USB ports for convenient connectivity. The infotainment display screen (which ranges in size and features depending on the trim) keeps you connected via Bluetooth to your devices.

Accessories and Warranty
Several accessories can be added to the new 2021 Honda CR-V to customize it for your lifestyle. This includes accessories such as a roof rack, cargo box, all-season floor mats, cargo liner, and much more. The Honda CR-V has a limited warranty of 3 years or 36,000 miles and a powertrain warranty of 5 years or 60,000 miles. 

The New 2021 Honda CR-V Trim Levels
The new 2021 Honda CR-V comes in 5 different trim levels: LX, Special Edition, EX, EX-L, and Touring.

The base trim, the LX, comes standard with several features that make the CR-V a powerful and comfortable ride. This includes 17-inch alloy wheels, auto high beam headlights, LED daytime running lights, and power side mirrors on the exterior. The base trim's comfortable interior features automatic climate control and folding 60/40 split rear back seats.

For easy access to your devices, the LX comes with a 5-inch display screen and Bluetooth and USB audio interface to keep you connected. The base trim also comes standard with the Eco Assist system and the Honda Sensing® suite, ensuring a safe and fuel-saving ride.

Along with the features that come with the LX trim, the Special Edition trim comes with Apple Carplay integration and Android Auto integration, a 6-speaker audio system, a 7-inch display touch screen, USB audio and smartphone interface, and hands-free text message capability. The Special Edition features Honda Link technology which allows for quick and accessible smartphone connectivity in your car!

This trim comes with heated front seats and smart entry with walkaway auto-lock capabilities for added comfort and accessibility. It does not however come with the 60/40 split rear seats that come with the other trims. 

The EX comes with the features standard in the previous trim, as well as heated, body-colored power side mirrors, a moon roof, and 18" alloy wheels. It also has SiriusXM and HD radio capabilities for jamming out on the road.

The EX features second-row USB charging ports so your passengers can stay powered up and connected on the road. This trim as well as the EX-L and the Touring are available as hybrids.

The EX-L trim additionally comes with leather-trimmed seats, an 8-speaker audio system, automatic dimming rearview mirror, and a power tailgate. The added feature of a power tailgate provides ease of use for packing in and packing out the car for fun adventures. The EX-L also features the HomeLink remote system which allows you to program garage and gate opening codes for easy access into your neighborhood and home.

The Touring trim additionally comes with a powerful 9-speaker audio system with a subwoofer, wireless phone charger, ambient lighting, hands-free power tailgate, and 19-inch alloy wheels. It also comes with Honda Satellite Navigation System with Voice Recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic, helping you get to where you're going easily and safely. This trim comes packed with all the bells and whistles, giving you a luxurious and comfortable ride.

Pick Up Your 2021 Honda CR-V Today
It's obvious that the new 2021 Honda CR-V has so much to offer, from a sporty exterior to a spacious interior, this powerful vehicle is the perfect car for any lifestyle. Head into the city or pack up your family on a road trip with a car that can take you places smoothly and comfortably. If you plan on buying this vehicle, contact us at Burleson Honda and we will find the right CR-V for you!