Compare 2018 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Honda CR-V near Denver CO

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Honda CR-V Model Overview

According to Honda, the term CR-V means "comfortable runabout vehicle." This aptly describes this popular compact crossover vehicle, which has been available since 1996. The 2017 Honda CR-V was the first model for the fifth generation. This anticipated transition from end of the fourth generation to the beginning of the fifth generation brought substantial improvements to the crossover. If you are interested in buying a crossover soon, you can compare models and trim options for both model years at KUNI Honda serving Denver Highlands Ranch Golden Centennial.

Denver CO - 2018 Honda CR-V's Overview

A Sporty Exterior

When you compare models near Denver Colorado, you will notice that the exterior has been dramatically improved for the fifth generation models. Both the 2017 and 2018 Honda CR-V have chiseled side panels, a sculpted hood and redesigned headlights. An active shutter grille, LED taillights and dual chrome exhaust pipes add to the stunning look and overall functional of this crossover. Altogether, ten lovely hues are available for the exterior, including popular options like crystal black pearl, Basque red pearl and gunmetal metallic. Some trim levels for both years are sold with running boards, a sports front bumper, backup sensors, roof rails, crossbars and other features. There are also multiple tire and wheel options available for you to explore during your test drive at KUNI Honda serving Denver Highlands Ranch Golden Centennial.

Denver CO - 2018 Honda CR-V's Exterior

A Sophisticated Interior

When you take a closer look at the 2017 versus the 2018 Honda CR-V models while shopping near Denver Colorado, you will find that both model years have a spacious interior that can accommodate five passengers and that has a substantial amount of cargo space in the rear. Both model years are nearly identical, and they feature high-quality materials with leather trim throughout the cabin. The robust sound system is controlled through a full-color touchscreen display.

Denver CO - 2018 Honda CR-V's Interior

The illuminated instrumentation panel has a stunning look and includes a monitor for driver attention that will alert you if it detects that you are dozing off behind the wheel. The parking brake can be turned on and off with the push of a button, and the center console is large enough to conceal even a large tablet or a small laptop. Cargo floor mats, an illuminated door sill, a cargo tray and a heated steering are also standard equipment in both model years. In select models, you can enjoy heated seats and dual-zone climate control. These more advanced interior features are combined with more common features, such as cruise control, cup holders, power door locks, power windows and more to give you an exceptional driving experience.

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Capable Performance

One of the many reasons why the CR-V is a top pick for crossover shoppers today is because of this vehicle's capable performance on the road. Both the 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2018 trim levels have exceptional powertrain designs available for you to choose from. The base equipment for all trim levels is a two-wheel drive, continuously variable transmission with 1.5-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This option provides you with 190 horsepower and 179 foot-pounds of torque. In addition, it is equipped with EcoAssist, direct fuel injection and a hill start assist feature. For all trim levels for both years, you can also upgrade to an all-wheel drive, continuously variable transmission option that also includes a 1.5-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. If you choose this engine option, you will enjoy the same overall horsepower and torque, but your vehicle will include an intelligent control system for the drivetrain. The other features in the powertrain remain the same for this option.

Superior Safety Features

If you are ready to compare models to find the right crossover to purchase, analyzing safety features for both model years is important. Regardless of the model year that you select, your CR-V will include the safety suite known has Honda Sensing. This robust suite includes a lane keeping assistance system, a collision mitigation braking system, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow technology and a road departure mitigation system. Each of these safety features is enhanced by an exceptional range of other safety features. This includes side and front airbags, a passenger occupant sensor for the front airbag, an anti-theft system, four-wheel ABS, adjustable headrests for front and rear row passengers, engine immobilization, traction and stability controls, dusk-sensing headlights with an auto-delay off feature and several other features. 

When you compare the 2017 model against the new 2018 model, you will see that the newer model is unchanged. Because of this, you may think that both options will give you the same overall ownership experience. While drivers near Denver Colorado may be inclined to make a purchased based solely on a purchase price comparison, the reality is that you may enjoy higher overall resale value by choosing the more recent model year. Because both model years are available with multiple trim levels to choose from as well as options for the engine type, color combinations and upgrade features, you should head to KUNI Honda serving Denver Highlands Ranch Golden Centennial to get more information about the options and to pick out the most ideal crossover for your needs.