The Honda CR-V is set for a facelift and new tech for 2021, but the update also brings a price increase across the range.
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The updated 2021 Honda CR-V has been announced, giving buyers a choice of seven rather than eight variants – and prices have increased by between $2200 and $3200 depending on the model.

The entry-level 2.0-litre CR-V Vi now starting from $30,490 plus on-road costs, compared with the previous price of $28,290 plus on-road costs.

The top-of-the-range VTi-LX all-wheel-drive has increased from $44,290 plus on-road costs to $47,490 plus on-road costs. A full price list is included at the bottom of this story.

As before, all trim levels above the Honda CR-V Vi will be fitted with the 1.5-litre turbo engine, with front-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive, and seven seater models available in various trims.

All 2021 Honda CR-V SUVs fitted with the 1.5-litre engine will receive the brand's safety suite, known as Honda Sensing, which warns the driver of an imminent forward collision and will autonomously apply the brakes if no action is taken by the driver.

The Honda Sensing package also includes lane keep assist and radar cruise control.

Also standard across the facelifted CR-V range is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, accessible via a 7-inch infotainment display, along with dual climate control. New paint and 18-inch or 19-inch wheel options in either are available on higher trim levels.

The VTi L AWD receives leather, heated seats, and a power driver's seat. The VTi L7 (seven seater) will also be fitted with a hands-free rear tailgate and wireless phone charging capability, LED headlights, LED fog lights, and tinted windows.

The 2.0-litre non-turbo four-cylinder in the entry-level CR-V Vi produces 113kW, while the rest of the range is fitted with a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder with 140kW.

The 2021 Honda CR-V goes on sale on 1 September 2020.

2021 Honda CR-V pricing

  • CR-V Vi 2.0 – $30,490
  • CR-V VTi 1.5 – 33,490
  • CR-V VTi 7 Seater 1.5 – 35,490
  • CR-V VTi X 1.5 – $35,990
  • CR-V VTi L AWD 1.5 – $40,490
  • CR-V VTi L 7 Seater 1.5 – $43,490
  • CR-V VTi LX AWD 1.5 – $47,490

Note: All prices exclude on-road costs.