2016 Honda CR-V Special Edition is being slotted between base LX and higher variant EX but below the top spec EX-L and Touring versions. To be offered in front and all wheel drive configurations, the Special Edition CR-V gets additional equipment which includes 17” alloy wheels, two toned exteriors and tinted rear windows.
It is the on board safety system that will regale buyers of the 2016 Honda CR-V Special Edition which will be seen with Advanced Compatibility Engineering front body structure thus making the Special Edition efficient in both absorbing and dispensing energy in the event of frontal crash.
Other safety equipment includes Vehicle Stability Assist, EBD, ABS, Brake Assist, Frontal Airbags, Side Curtain Airbags, Lane Keeping Assist, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning among other. It is with this package of safety features that 2016 Honda CR-V Special Edition targets top safety ratings from IIHS and NHTSA.
2016 Honda CR-V Special Edition is powered by the same 2.4 liter in-line four Earth Dreams engine offering 185 bhp power and 181 lb/ft torque sending power to wheel via a CVT. With this engine, the Special Edition CR-V is capable of 26/33/29 mpg (city/highway/combined) for its front wheel drive variant and 25/31/27 mpg for AWD variants.
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2016 Honda CR-V Special Edition is set to enter US dealerships this fall.