EURO NCAP has published a video showing the new 2013 Honda CR-V earning a full 5 Starts rating. The system considers occupant protection, child protection, pedestrian protection and the availability of driver aids. Since the introduction of Euro NCAP‘s current rating scheme all Honda models tested have achieved 5 stars – Accord, Insight, Jazz, CR-Z and Civic.
The new CR-V’s top safety rating reflects Honda’s commitment to overall vehicle safety. Honda’s commitment to safety is embodied by the term ‘Safety for Everyone; safety for drivers, but also safety for passengers, pedestrians and occupants of all vehicles. Honda’s car-to-car crash test facility at the Tochigi R&D plant analyses impacts between models of different sizes and weights and develops solutions to mitigate injuries for both passengers and pedestrians.
2013 Honda CR-V will get Earth Dreams Technology 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engine. The CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is available in 2WD with manual gearbox and will feature 300Nm of torque and 120HP with CO2 emissions of only 119g/km to provide an exceptional balance of performance and economy.
This new derivative will go on sale in autumn 2013.