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Not resting on its laurels with the CR-V, Honda introduced a completely redesigned model of its mainstay crossover SUV for 2017. It features a bolder look that's quite a departure from its previous low-key ho-hum style. Honda also adjusted how the CR-V drives, giving it a wider stance, a higher ride height, and a revised suspension. And Honda addressed the biggest shortcoming of the CR-V: the engine that powers it. The LX base model still gets the 2.4-liter 185-hp four-cylinder, but a new 190-hp 1.5-liter turbocharged engine comes in the EX trim and above. It might only offer a 5-hp increase, but the way it delivers its power from low rpm transforms how the CR-V drives. The family-friendly crossover exhibits decent agility with control and smooth ride comfort.
The rest of the offering remains much the same, including the option of all-wheel drive over the standard front-wheel drive, a standard automatic transmission, and a comprehensive list of standard equipment across all trim levels. That said, the new engine is so appealing, we recommend the EX trim or above. The EX offers a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, an upgraded rearview camera, dual-zone climate control, larger 18-inch alloy wheels, and some standard active driver aids including blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, adaptive cruise control with forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. All the driver aids make the EX our minimum recommended model, though if you want to spend more, the EX-L and top-of-the-line Touring add more upmarket equipment. Honda's pragmatic CR-V got a lot more desirable in 2017.
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The Honda CR-V was redesigned for 2017 and is larger than the 2016 model—1.2 inches longer, 1.4 inches wider, and 1.4 inches taller. With seating for five and a 60/40 split-bench seat in the rear, the 2017 CR-V allows for many different configurations to meet your needs. Plus, the 2017 CR-V includes more cargo space than ever (39.2 cubic feet), so you can pack what you need for commuting to the city, cruising in the carpool lane, or enjoying a weekend getaway.
The 2017 Honda CR-V has two powerful engine options. In the base model, a 2.4L four-cylinder engine making 184 horsepower is standard. If you'd like more responsive acceleration for merging, choose the EX trim or higher for a 190-hp 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This flexibility also means you can choose which fuel economy level is best for you.
The Honda CR-V comes well equipped, even on the base model. Opt for the EX trim and higher and you'll get Honda Sensing®, a full suite of advanced driver-assistance features. The Honda Sensing suite includes collision mitigation braking, road departure mitigation, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic control, blind-spot detection, and adaptive cruise control. These features can provide driving confidence while on busy city streets, parking, or highway driving.
The 2017 Honda CR-V isn't just for urban living—it can accommodate your gear with its ample cargo space, or you can fold the seats down for even more room. If you want to bring a kayak along, strap it to the roof with the CR-V's standard roof rails. The 2017 CR-V also offers all-wheel drive for rougher roads or weather conditions. Need to tow? You can haul an estimated 1,500 lbs with the 1.5L turbo engine when properly equipped—perfect for taking a small camper or fishing boat to the lake over the weekend.
The 2017 Honda CR-V has a long list of standard features, including LED daytime running lights, a capless fuel filler, an easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seat, Bluetooth® and streaming audio, hill start assist, and a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines. Moving up just one trim offers even more convenience and premium features—like a power moonroof and automatic dual climate control—giving this already-great SUV a more premium and upscale feel.
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Rear View Camera
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RepairPal gave the Honda CR-V an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Honda CR-V 4th out of 27 among Compact SUVs.View RepairPal's full rating of the Honda CR-V
Hill start assist, 17-inch alloy wheels, six airbags, multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, LED daytime running lights, and more.
Adds 18-inch alloy wheels, Honda Sensing driver aids, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity, available remote start
Adds power tailgate with programmable height, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, automatic-dimming rearview mirror, and more.
Unlocks rain-sensing windshield wipers, hands-free access power tailgate, roof rails, LED headlights, dual chrome exhaust finishers, and more.
Black is the most common Honda CR-V color, called Crystal Black Pearl.
The exact price you should expect to pay for a 2017 Honda CR-V will vary based on mileage, condition, and many other factors. However, based on CarMax pricing data from February 1, 2020, through July 1, 2021, a used 2017 Honda CR-V has an average price of $24,500 at CarMax (excluding taxes, tags, and fees).
The 2017 Honda CR-V has a robust list of standard features, including LED daytime running lights, a capless fuel filler, an easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seat, Bluetooth and streaming audio, hill start assist, a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, and electric parking.
CR-V stands for "Compact Recreational Vehicle."
Basque Red Pearl
Crystal Black Pearl
Dark Olive Metallic
Lunar Silver Metallic
Modern Steel Metallic
Molten Lava Pearl
Obsidian Blue Pearl
White Diamond Pearl
The interior of the 2017 Honda CR-V is surprisingly spacious for a compact SUV, with 39.2 cubic feet of space when all seats are in use. You'll love the 60/40 split-bench rear seat, which allows you to configure the space to meet the needs of each day. Plus, the leather interior options on the EX-L and Touring trims provide comfort and a premium SUV feel.
The 2017 Honda CR-V offers seating for five and can fit up to two car seats in the second row. This includes LATCH car seats, infant car seats, rear-facing convertible car seats, forward-facing convertible car seats, and booster car seats. Thanks to its easily accessible top tether anchors and stable seat belt buckle bases, the 2017 Honda CR-V can make it easier to buckle in small children.
The 2017 Honda CR-V received overall 5/5 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Click here to look up a specific vehicle.
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Test: A head-on collision between two similar vehicles traveling at 35 mph.
Side Barrier Crash Rating Test: A vehicle standing in an intersection sustains driver-side impact from a vehicle moving at 38.5 mph.
Side Pole Crash Rating Test: A vehicle slides sideways at 20 mph and impacts a tree or telephone pole.
According to EPA estimates, the 2017 Honda CR-V with the 2.4L four-cylinder engine has tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions of 312 grams per mile with FWD and 328 grams per mile with AWD.
According to EPA estimates, the 2017 Honda CR-V with the 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine has tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions of 292 grams per mile with FWD and 303 grams per mile with AWD.