New Honda 2020 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Honda CR-V – Brooklyn NY l Brooklyn near New York City NY

2020 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Honda CR-V – Brooklyn NY

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2020 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Honda CR-V - Brooklyn NY

Vehicle Overview

If you have had your eye on the Honda CR-V, now may be the perfect time to stop by our dealership in Brooklyn to take a closer look. One of the more common questions that our customers have about this popular compact crossover SUV is related to improvements that have been made to the newest model year available. The 2019 Honda CR-V is a great choice for drivers who are searching for an optimal balance of tech features, style and smooth yet powerful performance. The 2020 Honda CR-V introduces a few improvements that add to the model’s appeal and that may sway your vehicle selection.

Brooklyn NY - 2020 Honda CR-V's Overview

Exterior – 2020 Honda CR-V

Both of these model years are available in the same four trims, but they have unique style elements that differentiate them on the road. The 2019 model year has an appealing stance with a curved hood and a mostly level roof. The sides are perfectly toned, and the front end’s design expresses its modern flair with a signature grille and gorgeous headlights. When you compare the 2019 CR-V’s exterior to the 2020 model’s design, you will see that the 2020 introduces a redesigned front fascia that has more dramatic flair. The grille is well-designed, and the fog lamps are integrated in the bumper. The exterior has also been redesigned with darker elements across the tinted rear window, the chrome accents and the taillights. Across the EX and EX-L trims, the 2020 model year has machined 18-inch wheels with a fresh look and a dark gray finish.

Brooklyn NY - 2020 Honda CR-V's Exterior

Interior – 2020 Honda CR-V in Brooklyn NY

The 2019 Honda CR-V has a modern, uncluttered look throughout the interior. The center stack appears to be detached from the center console, and the stack features the gear shifter, controls for the heated front seats and the sound system display screen. The color touch-screen is placed in between the sound system and two air vents, and it delivers access to the navigation system, smartphone integration and other features that may vary by trim. The steering wheel has a 3-prong design with metallic accents and mounted controls. In the 2020 Honda CR-V, you will notice similar styling throughout the dashboard and center console with subtle design changes. These changes combine to give the new CR-V a refreshed look. The primary difference in the features between the 2019 and 2020 CR-V is found in the Touring trim.

Brooklyn NY - 2020 Honda CR-V's Interior

Mechanical – CR-V specs in Brooklyn

A few updates have been made under the hood for the 2020 Honda CR-V. The primary powertrain that is loaded into the 2019 Honda CR-V is an inline-4 gas engine with a continuously variable transmission. This powertrain delivers 184 horsepower. An optional powertrain for the 2019 model year is a turbocharged 1.5-liter engine with a similar transmission, and it provides 190 horsepower. No hybrid powertrain is available for the 2019 Honda CR-V. In the 2020 model year, the 184-horsepower has been eliminated, and the 190-horsepower engine is standard across all gas-powered CR-V SUVs. For the first time, the Honda CR-V is available as a hybrid vehicle in 2019. This is considered to be a standalone model with unique trims and features. For 2019 and 2020, the Honda CR-V comes with brake assist, electronic brakeforce distribution, anti-locking brakes, traction control, electronic stability programming and other desired equipment.

Brooklyn NY - 2020 Honda CR-V's Mechanical

Safety – 2020 Honda CR-V dealer

The Honda CR-V has continued to be a top SUV on the market in part because of its robust range of effective safety features. The 2020 CR-V expands on these features by including Honda Sensing technologies in all trims as standard items. Some of these features include adaptive cruise control, collision mitigation braking, lane keep assistance, pedestrian detection, forward collision alert, lane departure alert and road departure mitigation. These items are available in the 2019 model as standard or optional equipment in select trims. For both model years, you can appreciate front and side airbags, a tire pressure monitor, LATCH equipment, automatic seatbelt pretensioners and more.

The 2019 Honda CR-V is a great pick across all of its trims, and the updates that have been made to the 2020 model may make the CR-V an irresistible option for you. We invite you to visit our Brooklyn-area Honda dealership for personalized assistance with your in-person comparison of these vehicles. This is a great way to compare performance capabilities and to appreciate the style and features first-hand.


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