2025 Honda CR-V Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

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Honda CR-V

Key Features

  • Starting at $31,450 MSRP*
  • Standard 1.5-liter DOHC turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with 190 horsepower / 179 lb-ft of torque and continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT)
  • Available Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™
  • Standard Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive safety technologies
  • 7-inch touchscreen audio system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility
  • Optional Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ and Wi-Fi Hotspot capability
  • Standard one-touch power sliding moonroof
  • Available 12-speaker Bose premium audio system with Bose Centerpoint technology and SurroundStage digital signal processing
Honda CR-V

About the Honda CR-V

As one of America’s most popular SUVs for over two decades, the Honda CR-V is engineered to deliver long-lasting value, versatility, and outstanding efficiency. Standard power for the CR-V comes in the form of a proven economical turbocharged 4-cylinder engine along with an available Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ for the ultimate in traction and stability across all types of road surface conditions.

Helping you stay connected no matter where your travels take you, the CR-V is available with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration along with SiriusXM®, HD Radio™, Pandora® to keep you entertained. Dual-zone automatic climate control and a one-touch power sliding moonroof are two other examples of premium equipment included as standard on the CR-V. Blending comfort with ergonomics, the interior of the Honda CR-V is yet another reason why it remains the most popular choice in its class.

What the Critics Say

It can be enjoyable to drive in spurts thanks to responsive controls and solid handling for a crossover. Practicality is first and foremost, however. As a result the CR-V should be a hit for those who shop with an arsenal of Excel spreadsheets by their side.“ — Edmunds

We might as well come straight out with it — we really, really like the Honda CR-V. It does virtually everything right. From reliability and build quality to user-friendly tech, safety, and cabin space. We even like driving it — which is why it’s our reigning Compact SUV Best Buy. After five previous generations, each one a best-seller, Honda has refined the compact SUV formula to this impressive point.“ — Kelley Blue Book

What’s New for 2025

Shoppers won’t find any major changes to the successful Honda CR-V, returning for 2025 after a significant refresh just two years prior. It’s easy to see how the CR-V remains a leader in the compact SUV segment thanks to its unrivaled list of premium standard features, outstanding efficiency, and proven dependability.

Honda CR-V Features

Honda CR-V Performance

Capable Performance

No matter if it’s a short trip across town or a long road trip across the country, the Honda CR-V offers a perfect combination of both efficiency and power. Beneath the hood lies a standard 1.5-liter DOHC turbocharged 190-horsepower 4-cylinder engine, delivering up to a remarkable 34 MPG** on the highway. You can boost the capability of the CR-V even further with the optional Real Time AWD and Intelligent Control System™. Giving you additional confidence in off-road situations, all CR-V AWD models include a standard Hill Descent Control system. Additionally, drivers can choose between Normal, Econ, and Snow drive modes to further customize their experience behind the wheel of the CR-V.

Honda CR-V Interior Technology

Tech-Focused Interior

Helping you get the most out of your daily drive, the cabin of the Honda CR-V includes clever solutions to some of life’s daily challenges along with a distinctive blend of comfort and connectivity features. Positioned in the center of the sleek dashboard is a high-definition touchscreen display (standard 7-inch or available 9-inch) that’s home to both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone compatibility. Other premium features found in all CR-V models include partial digital instrumentation, heated seats, heated exterior mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a one-touch power sliding moonroof. Stepping up to the EX-L trim adds luxurious leather-trimmed seats and the convenience of Qi-compatible 15W wireless smartphone charging. If you’re always chasing your next adventure, the CR-V also includes standard split-folding rear seatbacks to make it easier to transport your luggage and gear.

Honda Sensing Safety CR-V

Honda Sensing® Safety Suite

Standard on all Honda CR-V trims, the Honda Sensing® collection of advanced safety features helps you experience enhanced confidence behind the wheel. Examples of these ingenious features include the Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian sensing capability, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS). Other available features offered on the CR-V include Auto High-Beam headlights, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, and Blind Spot Information. No other compact crossover surrounds you and your loved ones with advanced safety features quite like the Honda CR-V.

Honda CR-V Models and Specs

Honda CR-V LX


  • Starting at $31,450 MSRP*
  • 3-Mode Drive System incl. Snow and ECON Modes
  • 17-Inch Wheels
  • Full LED Headlights
  • Push Button Start
  • Automatic Climate Control

Honda CR-V EX


  • Starting at $33,700 MSRP*
  • Standard 1.5-liter DOHC turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT)
  • 7-inch touchscreen audio system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility
  • Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive safety technologies
  • Heated front seats
  • One-touch power sliding moonroof

Honda CR-V EX-L


  • Starting at $36,350 MSRP*
  • 9-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility
  • Push Button Start
  • Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
  • Adaptive Cruise Control w/ Low-Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System

*MSRP including $1,350 destination charge, but excludes tax, license, registration, and options. Dealer sets own prices.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX, EX & EX-L trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD LX, EX & EX-L trims. Based on 2025 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.