The 2020 Honda CR-V Is Perfect For Petaluma Commuters
Petaluma Honda Commuters Find Plenty Of Room For Carpoolers
The 2020 Honda CR-V has long been a favorite of Petaluma Honda shoppers, thanks to its exceptional utility, refinement and outstanding design. The CR-V features plenty of room for passengers and cargo. Buyers also enjoy the CR-V’s long list of comfort and technology features. The 2020 CR-V is very safe as well, with excellent crash-test scores.
A hybrid model (not covered in this review) is new for 2020. Last year’s available turbocharged 1.5-liter engine is now standard on all CR-V models other than hybrids. Other news standard features include driver-Assistance technology such as pedestrian detection, automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist. Petaluma Honda drivers looking for a compact crossover that checks all the boxes should place the 2020 Honda CR-V at the top of their shopping list.
The automotive media continues to sing the praises of the Honda CR-V. Autoblog wrote: “If you’re looking for a small crossover, and especially if you’ll have a family in tow, the 2020 Honda CR-V should be considered a must-drive. … Name a practical attribute, and it almost certainly does it as well or better than its competitors. Space, fuel economy, performance, safety, quality and value are all prime reasons to consider it, while one can’t ignore Honda’s sterling reputation for reliability.”
Petaluma Honda Drivers Find A Trim Level To Please Anyone
The 2020 Honda CR-V seats five and comes in four trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. Front-wheel drive comes standard and all-wheel drive is available. Powering the CR-V is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque, teamed to a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The CR-V gets excellent fuel economy, with an EPA-estimated 28/34 mpg (FWD) and 27/32 mpg (AWD)*
The base LX trim comes with single-zone automatic climate control, Honda Sensing, cruise control, a six-way manual-adjust driver’s seat, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, and a stereo system with a 5-inch color screen and four speakers.
Move up to the EX and you’ll get LED fog lights, dual-zone climate control, heated side mirrors, push-button start, a 12-way-power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, rear privacy glass, heated front seats, a moonroof, auto up/down power front windows, a blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, variable wipers, an infotainment system with a 7-inch-display, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The 2020 Honda CR-V Has Above Standard Creature Comforts
The EX-L adds a power tailgate, leather seating, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a universal garage-door opener, a four-way power-adjustable passenger seat and an eight-speaker stereo system.
The top-spec Touring adds LED headlights, a heated steering wheel, navigation, a hands-free tailgate, roof rails, rain-sensing windshield wipers, dual chrome exhaust outlets, a premium stereo system with nine speakers, and a wireless charge pad.
Honda has long been a leader in the area of safety technology. The IIHS awarded the 2020 Honda CR-V with the highest score of Good in all crash tests. The 2020 CR-V received the top marks of five stars for overall safety by the NHTSA.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.