Honda CR-V Review: 2004-2010 Model Features Improvement and Changes

Honda CR-V 2004-2010 Review

The Honda CR-V is an extremely popular compact SUV. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership.

Since its release in 1995, Honda CR-V has developed as an SUV that combines passenger car driving performance and high practicality and has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 2.5 million units in 160 countries worldwide as of its second generation. Its exterior design improves usability by arranging the spare tire under the floor and allowing the rear tailgate to open up vertically.

So, which CR-V model is perfect for you? Let’s take a look at key years between 2004 and 2010 to see how this dependable off-road vehicle has improved.


2004 Honda CR-V

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BROWSE LOW COST 2004 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2004 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s second (2001-2006) generation, with the model code ABA-RD4 and an average fuel economy of 13km/l to 13.4km/l. The Honda CR-V is an extremely popular compact SUV. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership. Since its release in 1995, Honda CR-V has developed as an SUV that combines passenger car driving performance and high practicality and has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 2.5 million units in 160 countries worldwide as of its second generation.

The 2004 Honda CRV features newly designed features like bumpers and headlights for a distinctly fresh take on a classic favorite. These features have been redesigned for functionality as well as style, making this one of the best years for this car on the market today. This 5-speed AT model has both front-engine front-wheel drive systems and AWD options. The 2.4L fuel-efficient FF engine qualifies for allowances under the green tax system, meeting the 2005 50% emission reduction standards, while the iL-D AWD model meets the same plus the more stringent 2010 fuel economy standard+5% requirements. All models come standard with dual airbags and seat belts equipped with pretensioner and load-limiter systems to maximize safety, as well as ABS brake assist, further assisted by a standard electronic braking force system for added stability. Options include navigation, leather seats, and a sunroof, with power windows, centralized locks and genuine leather steering.


2005 Honda CR-V

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BROWSE LOW COST 2005 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2005 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s second (2001-2006) generation, with the model code CBA-RD6 and an average fuel economy of 11km/l to 12km/l. If you need an economical SUV for the whole family, the Honda CR-V is the vehicle for you! Its exterior design improves usability by arranging the spare tire under the floor and allowing the rear tailgate to open up vertically. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership.

This new model of a classic favorite has some wonderful new additions, such as HID headlights, which illuminate the road three times brighter than the average halogen lightbulb with a fraction of the energy requirements. This vehicle comes standard with a self-illuminating interior, a 5 speed AT select lever, and genuine leather steering wheel, and comes in both FF engine (iL) and AWD (iL-D) models. The 2.4L fuel-efficient FF engine qualifies for allowances under the green tax system, meeting the 2005 50% emission reduction standards, while the iL-D AWD model meets the same plus the more stringent 2010 fuel economy standard+5% requirements. All models come standard with dual airbags and seat belts equipped with pretensioner and load-limiter systems to maximize safety, as well as ABS brake assist, further assisted by a standard electronic braking force system for added stability. This model also has an option for both the famed Honda/HDD voice navigation system as well as the new Internavi Premium, an upgrade with improved interior design including a 7-inch display. This feature includes a DVD/MD/CD player as well as an AM/FM terminal with AV input. This is a great upgrade option for young families who may need to keep little eyes and minds occupied on long journeys.


2006 Honda CR-V

2006 honda cr-v review

BROWSE LOW COST 2006 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2006 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s second (2001-2006) generation, with the model code DBA-RE3 and an average fuel economy of 11.6km/l to 12.2km/l. The Honda CR-V is an extremely popular compact SUV. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership. Since its release in 1995, Honda CR-V has developed as an SUV that combines passenger car driving performance and high practicality and has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 2.5 million units in 160 countries worldwide as of its second generation.

This is a new update to a classic five-seater favorite! The addition of a prism-added mirror system eliminates the need for additional mirrors and cleans up the bodylines beautifully. The 2.4L inline engine comes in both FF and AWD models, with the AWD coming in three separate options. This brand-new AWD system ups rear-wheel torque transmission by 20% by adding a cam devoted to transmitting torque when needed. This has given the 2006 CR-V the ability to go from FF to AWD instantly with little to no time lag – a revolution in driving. The VSA (Vehicle Stability Assist) Vehicle Behavior Stabilization Control System + DBW (Drive-by-Wire) Electronically Controlled Throttle Control System makes this a perfect car for young drivers who need a little help from the computer. This new update adds peace of mind as well, with improved standard security features like IHCC (Intelligent Highway Cruise Control) to increase fuel efficiency road safety as well as Rear-End Collision Brake Systems (CMBS) to warn the driver by judging the danger of rear-end collision and reduce damage in case of collision.


2007 Honda CR-V

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BROWSE LOW COST 2007 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2007 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s third (2006-2011) generation, with the model code DBA-RE3 and an average fuel economy of 11.6km/l to 12.2km/l. If you need an economical SUV for the whole family, the Honda CR-V is the vehicle for you! Its exterior design improves usability by arranging the spare tire under the floor and allowing the rear tailgate to open up vertically. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership.

This classic 5-speed AT sedan has a 2.4L inline, 4-cylinder DOHC i-Vtec engine, available in both FF and AWD models. Both FF and AWD have been given interior updates, with new woodgrain panels and can be equipped with Honda’s new “HDD Navi Style,” which includes the welcome addition of a rear camera to make backing into parking stalls a breeze. The improved Honda HDD inter-navigation system package has a 7 inch wide display, DVD / CD with TV / AM / FM tuner Player, AV input terminal, illuminated audio remote control & voice recognition switch w/ 6 speakers. As with every CRV, safety is paramount, and Honda shows that commitment by making dual & side curtain airbag systems, front active headrests, and ABS + brake with EBD (Electronically controlled Braking force Distribution system) standard in all vehicles. Honda’s proprietary Vehicle Stability Assist (ABS + TCS + side slip suppression) and brighter, longer lasting discharge headlights also come standard on all models. The premium ZLi / ZXi models are equipped with an additional side airbag & side curtain airbag system, rear-end collision reduction brake <CMBS> + E-pretensioner, and AFS (adaptive front lighting system).


2008 Honda CR-V

2008 honda cr-v review

BROWSE LOW COST 2008 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2008 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s third (2006-2011) generation, with the model code DBA-RE3 and an average fuel economy of 11.6km/l to 12.2km/l. The Honda CR-V is an extremely popular compact SUV. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership. Since its release in 1995, Honda CR-V has developed as an SUV that combines passenger car driving performance and high practicality and has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 2.5 million units in 160 countries worldwide as of its second generation.

These beautiful updates to a sophisticated, powerful classic are not to be missed.  The classic CRV 2.4L inline 4-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC engine keeps the 5-speed AT in line, with both FF and AWD models available. This update has seen an expansion in the AWD, with over seven different models to choose from. Rarely, this update includes an additional body color, “Polished Metallic” as an option, as well as the special edition with vegan, cruelty-free suede (Alcantara) interiors, Honda’s HDD Navigation system, and beautiful woodgrain paneling. As with every CRV made after 2006, dual & side curtain airbag systems, front active headrests, and ABS + brake with EBD (Electronically controlled Braking force Distribution system) come standard in all vehicles. Honda’s proprietary Vehicle Stability Assist (ABS + TCS + side slip suppression) and brighter, longer lasting discharge headlights also come standard on all models. The premium ZLi / ZXi models are additionally equipped with extra side airbag & side curtain airbag system, rear-end collision reduction brake <CMBS> + E-pretensioner, and AFS (adaptive front lighting system).


2009 Honda CR-V

2009 honda cr-v review

BROWSE LOW COST 2009 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2009 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s third (2006-2011) generation, with the model code DBA-RE3 and an average fuel economy of 11.6km/l to 12.2km/l. If you need an economical SUV for the whole family, the Honda CR-V is the vehicle for you! Its exterior design improves usability by arranging the spare tire under the floor and allowing the rear tailgate to open up vertically. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership.

Over the years, Honda has continued to improve on the original CRV, and the 2009 model is no exception. This third-generation CRV is equipped with a 2.4L inline 4-cylinder DOHC i-VTEC engine in a wider body, with an overall width of 1820mm. The electronically controlled 5 speed AT has both FF and Honda’s “real-time 4WD” AWD system, which automatically adds torque to the rear wheel as required. The exterior has been updated beautifully, with new designs for the front grilles, bumpers, and aluminum wheels. The interior has also been updated, expanding the width of both the front seat armrest length and width, and an additional seat angle adjustment lever has been added to improve comfort. The navigation and in-car entertainment system has also been updated. In addition, they have increased the hard disk capacity from 30GB to 40GB, and adding a 1-seg TV tuner to catch live TV inside the HDD Navi system. The prior HDD Navigational Style Options have expanded as well to include both vegan Alcantara suede interior seats and full-grain leather seating options.


2010 Honda CR-V

2010 honda cr-v review

BROWSE LOW COST 2010 HONDA CR-V MODELS

The 2010 Honda CR-V is a member of the model’s third (2006-2011) generation, with the model code DBA-RE3 and an average fuel economy of 10.2km/l to 14.1km/l. The Honda CR-V is an extremely popular compact SUV. It is available with all-wheel drive and a range of fuel efficient engines. Of course, it features Honda’s world renowned reliability and low cost of ownership. Since its release in 1995, Honda CR-V has developed as an SUV that combines passenger car driving performance and high practicality and has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 2.5 million units in 160 countries worldwide as of its second generation.

This 2010 version has the beloved 2.4L inline engine, and is available in multiple FF and AWD models. This update to the original offers additional horsepower, upgrading to 180hp. This edition also offers some interior upgrades, including dual-zone automatic climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather upholstery, and heated front seats. All of the original features that make this car a fan favorite are still in place, like dual & side curtain airbag systems, ABS + brake with EBD (Electronically controlled Braking force Distribution system), and vehicle stability control. It’s also one of the safest models on the market, receiving five stars (the highest rating) in almost every safety test. Whether you’re looking for a reliable off-road vehicle, or just to have fun on the weekends, this car is one of the best and most popular models on the market.

 


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