2020 Honda CR-V Review

2020 Honda CR-V

Serving Gastonia, NC, Charlotte, and Rock Hill

For years, the Honda CR-V has remained an absolutely incredible and robust crossover SUV. A roomy cabin and excellent crash protection make the CR-V a great choice for families. Some big updates have arrived for 2020. Not only does last year’s available turbocharged engine now come standard, but every trim now features a Honda Sensing safety system. Updated exterior styling gives you more reason to love the new Honda CR-V.

Specs 2020 Honda CR-V LX
Starting MSRP* $25,050*
Fuel Economy (City/Hwy)** 28 city / 34 hwy mpg**
Standard Engine 1.5L VTEC® Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine
Honda Sensing® Standard
Horsepower 190 hp @ 5600 rpm

Exterior and Performance

Drivers can expect the 2020 Honda CR-V to deliver an extremely rewarding performance. Under the hood rests a 1.5-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It’s tuned to crank out an enjoyable 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, a continuous variable automatic transmission helps ensure optimum fuel economy. Rated to return up to 34 mpg, the CR-V ranks among the most efficient models in its class. Confidence-inspiring handling makes the CR-V even more fun. While front-wheel drive comes standard, Honda’s Real Time all-wheel-drive system is optional. You have more grip in adverse road conditions.

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Interior and Technology

The 2020 Honda CR-V gives your family ample space to stretch their legs. Up to five passengers can comfortably fit inside the new CR-V. A large cargo area adds to this crossover’s practicality. While even the base model offers a relaxing ride, there are plenty of premium amenities available. Some of the upgrades include heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and leather upholstery.

Honda packs the new CR-V with modern technology. Bluetooth, a 5.0-inch color display, and a multi-angle backup camera all come standard. If you desire advanced smartphone support, step up to the Display Audio touchscreen. It provides Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which make it easy for you to stream playlists from your music library and download mobile apps. For drivers who desire a more powerful soundtrack, the CR-V offers a 330-watt premium audio system with a built-in subwoofer. Navigation is available for folks who love to travel.

2020 Honda CR-V


When it comes to passenger safety, the 2020 Honda CR-V continues to outclass the competition. Every new CR-V now receives Honda Sensing as standard equipment. This collection of accident-avoidance technologies includes Rear View Camera, Collision Mitigation Braking, Road Departure Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keeping Assist. A Blind Spot Information system is also available.

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If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Honda CR-V or schedule a test drive, contact our local Gastonia, NC Honda dealer and we’ll be ready to go to work for you.

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.