Australian News - January 7, 2019

Honda Introduces New 7-Seat CR-V Variant

Honda Australia has added a new 7-seat variant to its popular CR-V lineup, priced from just $34,490^ the CR-V VTi-E7 is on sale now across the country.

Powered by the fuel-efficient 1.5L VTEC Turbo engine, similar to most of its stablemates, the new VTi-E7 has leather-appointed seats, 8-way power driver’s seat, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, 7-inch advanced display audio, 18-inch alloy wheels, three-mode reversing camera, rear USB ports and second/third row air-conditioning vents.

“CR-V has been a strong player in the 7-seat Medium SUV segment, consistently ranking first or second in private sales every month since its July 2017 launch”, said Honda Australia Director, Stephen Collins.

“The introduction of the VTi-E7 provides Honda Customers an additional option for those looking for an attainable seven-seat option with family-friendly features such as leather seats, third-row ceiling air vents and two USB ports in the second row for electronic devices,” Collins said.

The now seven-grade CR-V stable has been one of Honda Australia’s most-loved models with the new VTi-E7 providing two choices for those looking for a seven-seat medium SUV.  The second option for those looking for a little more luxury is the VTi-L, with a panoramic sunroof, power tailgate, front and rear parking sensors, Lane Watch camera, built-in navigation, driver’s memory seat and heated front seats.

The CR-V range now also includes two all-wheel-drive grades that have the full Honda Sensing advanced safety suite in the VTi-S and VTi-LX.

Key features of the new CR-V VTi-E7:

  • 7 seats: Leather-appointed
  • 2nd and 3rd row A/C vents
  • Dual zone climate control
  • Two x rear USB Ports
  • 7-inch advanced display audio
  • Apple Carplay / Android Auto
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Three mode reversing camera
  • 1.5L Turbo engine
  • 8-way drivers power seat
  • Driver attention monitor system
  • Smart keyless entry with push start
  • Full size spare alloy wheel
  • Front fog lights
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Honda CR-V pricing (MLP^)

Grade Seats Drivetrain MLP
Vi 5 2WD $28,290
VTi 5 2WD $30,690
VTi-E 7 2WD $34,490
VTi-S 5 2WD $33,290
AWD $35,490
VTi-L 7 2WD $38,990
VTi-LX 5 AWD $44,290

^ Manufacturer’s List Price (MLP) excludes Dealer Delivery and statutory charges