2012 Honda CR-V Pricing Announced

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Honda released pricing of their new CR-V yesterday, which remains largely unchanged with a base price of $22,295.

While everyone enjoys a better car, they don’t always like paying for it. That’s OK if you’ve been holding out for the latest model because Honda stayed more-or-less put on their price even though most models get between $400 and $1000 in extras over the 2011 model.

Among those improvements, consumers can look forward to a host of improved standard features like bluetooth cellphone connectivity, a multi-angle rear camera with guidelines and an intelligent Multi Information Display. All CR-Vs also come standard with the ability to pair with compatible cell phones to read text messages aloud.

Under the hood, you’ll find more horsepower (185) and torque (163 ft-lbs) out of the 2.4-liter inline four, and an improved all-wheel drive system on the models taking advantage of it. Both AWD and two-wheel drive versions get mildly improved gas mileage. As we explained in our review, the CR-V may not be full of flashy tech, but its unequaled practicality makes it a segment leader in its own right.

Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

Luke is an energetic automotive journalist who spends his time covering industry news and crawling the internet for the latest breaking story. When he isn't in the office, Luke can be found obsessively browsing used car listings, drinking scotch at his favorite bar and dreaming of what to drive next, though the list grows a lot faster than his bank account. He's always on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="http://twitter.com/lukevandezande">Twitter</A> looking for a good car conversation. Find Luke on <A title="@lukevandezande on Twitter" href="http://twitter.com/lukevandezande">Twitter</A> and <A title="Luke on Google+" href="http://plus.google.com/112531385961538774338?rel=author">Google+</A>.

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