2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Release Date, Engine, Price – This may look like an everyday CRV that you see every day, it is not. This is the new 2021 Honda CRV Hybrid. And it is the first hybrid ever for a Honda CRV. How is it different, well keep watching and find out.
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2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Changes
So on the outside, the biggest change you’ll notice right away is the hybrid badge. You’ll notice one on the back and also one on each side. Also, the Honda emblem both the front and the rear they have this blue insert within. There is one other thing. It’s very subtle on most people miss this is the LED fog lights.
They haven’t replaced, and the non-hybrid CRVs the fog lights are just round. Either it’s LED, or it’s not, but both of them are around. This one, however, you get a strip of LED fog lights on both sides. But on the outside that’s pretty much it, you’re not gonna notice anything else besides the hybrid badges, the emblems being blue and a different styled LED fog lights.
Let’s start with the back, starting with the trunk and cargo room. This CRV provides one of the cargo rooms for this class, the compact SUV class. Honestly, this should not be called a compact SUV. the amount of cargo room and overall space for passengers, this is really really this should really be considered a midsize SUV.
And if you fold down the second row, it’s absolutely huge. The second row is enormous, as well. I’m 5 feet 10 and take a look. I have probably 8 inches of legroom. Keep in mind this is supposed to be a compact SUV. That is more legroom than some of the midsize SUVs I’ve tested. It is absolutely enormous; with me, I also have about 4 to 5 inches of headroom. There’s plenty of widths, the seats are comfortable. The Seas are not adjustable, but it is very spacious back there.
And passengers get a pair of USB ports and vents. And it’s very nice, it’s very nice back there. And upfront in terms of space the same thing. Plenty of headroom, plenty of shoulder room, the hip room it is big up here. The center console, the armrest area, is one of the best I’ve ever seen. Honda’s spent so much time on it. It’s been redesigned for 2021, and it’s just really clever.
Another thing that makes the CRV so good is the drive. This is a very comfortable SUV. The suspension does an amazing job of soaking up all the bumps. You really don’t feel much, it is very, very comfortable, also very quiet.
2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Engine
Today I’m finally behind the wheel of a 2021 Honda CRV hybrid. Yes, this is the second hybrid ever for the Honda CRV. So let’s start with the most important things that you guys are probably wondering about the engine and fuel economy. Starting with the engine you have two, you have a gas 2-liter VTEC engine paired with an electric motor. And then there’s also an electric generator in between. The total you’re getting 212 horsepower, which is 22 horsepower more than the non-hybrid. As for fuel economy, well, your dog gets 40 miles per gallon in the city 35 on the highway. And combined, you’re getting 38 miles per gallon, which is a huge increase over at a regular CRV.
However, when you’re comparing the horsepower output and the fuel economy, its biggest rival the rav4 hybrid. The rav4 hybrid gets 39 miles per gallon combined and gets 219 horsepower. So it does trail them a little bit. However, the CRV has many advantages over to rav4. I already reviewed a CRV before. The touring Edition, the fack like it, did everything well. And those things carry over to the hybrid edition.
2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Price and Release Date
In terms of seating position and visibility fantastic in the 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid. I can see well over the hood big windshield, big side windows, the blind spot is good. And you get Honda sensing standard, which is driver system feature, safety features. Presently you don’t need to pay extra for it. There are still some manufacturers that force you to pay extra, you don’t have to in here.
So adaptive cruise control, lane assist, emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring all that is included. So you don’t have to worry about any of that, the CRV is definitely safe. And with the hybrid, all hybrids actually get all-wheel-drive. Now the nonhybrid you can select the front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. And there’s a $1,500 up-charge if you want it all-wheel drive.
But what the hybrids every single one is with all-wheel drive. So you’re not to worry about it. The hybrid costs 2700 more than a nonhybrid at the same trim level. So if you’re looking at EX, EX-L, Touring, so at the same trim level, hybrid vers non-hybrid, you’re talking about $2,700 difference. Which some of you guys may be thinking, well, that’s a lot. But I just mentioned all-wheel drive normally costs about $1,500. So the difference between a hybrid and a nonhybrid all-wheel-drive version is only $1,200. So if you look at it that way, this is actually fantastic.