Honda CR-V Hybrid Car Review and Price
This year Honda has launched a new series which is highly anticipated by consumers namely the CR-V Hybrid which will be a competitor to the Innova Zenix.
The specifications and prices for the 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid were revealed at GIIAS. This SUV is equipped with a 2,000 cc engine combined with an electric motor.
so it is claimed to have fuel consumption as efficient as the Honda Brio. Another advantage, the CR-V Gen-6 is sportier, because it is present in the RS variant.
In terms of safety the All New CR-V is now also supported by the most complete Honda Sensing safety features from the Honda product line sold in Indonesia.
For the All New CR-V Hybrid, it uses an engine with a capacity of 2.0 L direct-injected 4-Cylinder Atkinson cycle DOHC combined with Electric Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT).
Following are details about the price and specifications of the Honda CR-V Hybrid 2023 both in terms of interior, exterior and its features:
Special Hybrid Engine Performance in the Latest CR-V
The 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid engine uses a 2,000 cc direct-injected 4-Cylinder Atkinson cycle DOHC cubication combined with Electric Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT)
and a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 1.06 kWh.
In total this combination can produce a maximum power of 207 PS and a maximum torque of 335 Nm.
For those who don’t know, e:HEV technology is a system that works automatically.
The electric motor and petrol engine can operate independently providing an efficient driving experience in a variety of situations.
The advantage is that it can save fuel consumption while providing more powerful performance.
The e:HEV system has 3 driving modes, namely EV Mode, Hybrid Mode and Engine Mode.
It’s just that this mode cannot be selected manually, but automatically. Under normal driving conditions with low engine load,
the system will use EV mode where only the battery drives the motor so that no gasoline is used and no emissions are produced.
The exterior of the CR-V Gen-6 is more dashing
The first specification for the Honda CR-V Hybrid 2023 is the exterior. This SUV has larger dimensions than its predecessor. On paper, it’s 2.7 inches longer and 0.4 inches wider.
If you look at the brochure this SUV is 4,691 mm long, 1,866 mm wide 1,681 mm high and has a wheelbase of 2,701 mm.
Concerning ground clearance, reaching 198 mm. Then the tire size is 235/55 R19.
Then the most striking change from the exterior of the CR-V Gen-6 compared to the older model is in the facia or paras design.
The front grille has been made larger and more boxy. This gives an even stronger dashing impression. Meanwhile the headlights are made thinner.
The CR-V Hybrid RS variant also has advantages on the exterior with the presence of roof rails and an active shutter grille. F
or those who don’t know the roof rail can be used as a roof rack and roof box holder to carry goods on the roof of the car with a capacity of up to 70 kg.
Meanwhile, the active shutter grille is able to open and close the air grille in the car’s nose to cool the engine while providing the best aerodynamics.
Honda Connect Comes to CR-V Hybrid and Turbo
The CR-V Gen-6 specifications are equipped with Honda Connect in both the Hybrid and Turbo variants.
For those who don’t know, this is a feature that can connect a car with a smartphone via telematics technology.
There are three main services that can be accessed: convenience, safety, and security. Especially for convenience
Honda Connect can access the Vehicle Status feature to find out various actual information about the condition of the vehicle such as fuel level, battery status, and airbag status.
There is also a Remote Vehicle Control feature which allows users to control the function of opening and locking the doors starting the engine AC,
and turning on the hazard lights to make it easier to find the car in the parking location.
Honda Connect on the CR-V Hybrid and Turbo also has an integrated Safety feature,
Automatic Collision Detection capable of automatically sending notifications to the Call Center Support emergency service and the user’s smartphone at the time of an accident until the front airbag deploys.
In this case, the Honda Support Call Center will contact the CR-V owner to get help as quickly as possible.
There is also a Security Alarm feature which is active if the car owner’s vehicle experiences a problem that causes the alarm to go off such as when the CR-V door is forced open Automatically,
this feature will provide notifications about the condition of the vehicle to your smartphone.
Next is the Speed Alert feature to provide notifications to the car owner’s smartphone when the vehicle exceeds a predetermined speed limit.
Price list for the Honda CR-V Hybrid RS 2023
Regarding the price of the CR-V Hybrid 2023 it is much more expensive than the old model CR-V Turbo Prestige. The increase is quite significant up to IDR 120 million.
If it’s too expensive, there is also a CR-V Gen-6 variant with a cheaper 1,500 cc turbo engine.
Here’s the list: All New Honda CR-V Hybrid RS IDR 799,900,000
All New Honda CR-V 1.5L VTEC Turbo Rp. 739,900,000
The price shown is the on the road price for the Jakarta area for the first car ownership in 2023.
This is valid for bookings until 30 September 2023 with a frame number for 2023.
By paying this price tag, Honda also provides a free battery replacement guarantee for up to 8 years or 160 thousand kilometers specifically for the CR-V e: HEV, isn’t that great?
Meanwhile for orders at GIIAS 2023 car units will be received by Indonesian consumers in October 2023.
This is because the CR-V is not produced in Indonesia but is imported or CBU from Thailand.