Great on Gas
Powered by a responsive 2.4L four-cylinder engine, the CR-V puts out 185 hp. If driving around town, you won’t need all that power, so fortunately Honda equips the CR-V with an ECON button, which dulls throttle response in favor of fuel-savings.
The results are pretty impressive. The CR-V earned 27 mpg during our time with it, which included a mix of both highway driving and city driving. This is slightly better than the EPA rating of 22 mpg city, 30 mpg highway and 25 mpg combined.