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A new diesel engine that is smaller but generates more power and is more efficient. That's the headline for the limited edition Honda CR-V DTi L. We take a closer look at the other positives for this new model.
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LIST PRICE Fr $44,290
CARADVICE RATING 8.0
FUEL ECONOMY 5.9/100km
SEAT 5
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Honda Australia extends Takata airbag recall: CR-V, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, Insight

Honda Australia has issued a new recall notice this week, expanding its ongoing recall of vehicles affected by the global Takata airbag scandal. The recall, which centres on the potential for metal fragments to pass through the airbag at the moment of deployment, has affected more than 53 million vehicles worldwide...

2015 Honda CR-V Series II 4WD Limited Edition on sale in Australia

Another feature-focused special has joined the 2015 Honda CR-V Series II range, with the launch this week of the 4WD VTi Limited Edition model. Following the September debut of the diesel-powered DTi-L Limited Edition, this new petrol special is priced from $35,690 drive-away, compared to $33,990 for the VTi model that it’s based on...

Honda CR-V DTi-L Limited Edition gets 1.6-litre turbo diesel 'Earth Dreams' engine

The 2015 Honda CR-V Series II sees a return to diesel power, in the form of the $44,290 (plus on-road costs) DTi-L Limited Edition variant. This is the first time the Series II CR-V has been offered with a diesel engine. With 118kW and 350Nm, the 1.6-litre Earth Dreams turbo diesel offers more power than the 110kW/350Nm 2...

Honda Jazz, Civic, CR-V, HR-V limited edition models released

Honda has released limited edition versions of its Jazz, Civic sedan, CR-V and HR-V models with exterior enhancements and extra equipment. The Honda Jazz Limited Edition auto kicks off the range of new specials at $18,290 plus on-road costs. Based on the $16,990 VTi variant, the Jazz Limited Edition gains 15-inch alloy wheels, door sill garnishes, a tailgate spoiler, alloy sports pedals Limited Edition badging...

2017 Honda CR-V may feature seven seats

The next-generation Honda CR-V will reportedly feature seating for seven, a more attractive design and, in some regions at least, attempt a move upmarket. Leon Brannan, head of Honda UK's automotive division, told Autocar that new CR-V, which is expected to debut in 2017, will grow in size. He also hinted that the vehicle will be offered with the option of third row seating...

Honda CR-V gets small price cut to help flagging sales

The mid-range Honda CR-V VTi-S has today received a $1000 price cut, with the aim of stimulating sales in the “highly competitive” medium SUV segment. The company's move to cut the price of the Honda CR-V VTi-S two-wheel-drive to $32,290 plus on-road costs, and the VTi-S 4WD to $35,290, aligns it better to the top-selling Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport ($32,790 and $35,790 in 2WD and 4WD guise respectively)...

Honda Accord and CR-V recalled over auto braking issue

Honda Australia has recalled 2138 late-model Accord sedans and CR-V SUVs over a potential issue with the Collision Mitigation Braking System. The recall notice posted on the website of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission states that the automatic system could unexpectedly activate while operating the vehicle...

Honda CR-V: European model to debut predictive cruise control in 2015

The European version of the Honda CR-V will this year gain a predictive cruise control system, which is able to brake more smoothly when a car cuts in ahead. Dubbed Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control, the system uses camera and radar to monitor the position and movement of nearby cars. The CR-V's computers then calculate the likelihood of each car cutting into the SUV's lane...

Honda Accord Euro, Civic, CR-V, Jazz : 21,752 vehicles recalled as Takata airbag defect grows

Honda Australia is recalling a total of 21,752 vehicles across four key models as the fallout continues from a widespread fault related to airbags manufactured by Japanese auto parts company Takata. Already affecting millions of vehicles from a gamut of manufacturers worldwide, the latest addition to the Takata airbag recall includes 8233 CR-Vs, 5908 Jazzs, 5106 Honda Accord Euros and 2505 Civics, all built between 2003-2004...

2015 Honda CR-V Series II pricing and specifications

The 2015 Honda CR-V Series II range has arrived in Australian showrooms with an expanded front-wheel-drive range, tweaked exterior styling and new technology, while retaining the pricing of the model it replaces. Previously only available in entry-level VTi specification, the 114kW/190Nm 2...

AWD Honda CR-V acts like a FWD car during low grip test

The all-wheel drive version of the Honda CR-V performs much like a front-wheel drive car when the front wheels have little or no grip. Using rollers to simulate a low grip situation, Teknikens Varld tested the latest pre-facelift version of the all-wheel drive CR-V...