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The 2023 Honda CR-V Delivers Performance and Efficiency

A 2023 Honda CR-V parked by a lake.

2023 Honda CR-V Performance and Fuel Economy

The Honda CR-V ranks among the most popular crossover SUVs in one of the most competitive segments in the automotive industry. For the 2023 model year, Honda has fully redesigned the CR-V, giving a more imposing stance on the road and a larger interior. However, it’s the popular SUV’s deft mix of performance and fuel economy that brings us here today. The 2023 CR-V offers both gas and hybrid powertrains. Follow along with Bannister Honda while we take a closer look at the performance potential of both of them.

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Gas Engine Performance for the 2023 CR-V

Most versions of the 2023 Honda CR-V use a turbocharged 1.5-litre, four-cylinder engine. It will make 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. This is more than enough power to easily push the vehicle down the highway at a safe and comfortable speed while also maintaining incredible fuel economy scores.

Fuel Economy Scores

Versions of the 2023 CR-V with front-wheel drive will record 8.4 L/100 km in the city and up to 7.1 L/100 km on the highway. Even adding the Honda Real Time AWD™ system will provide CR-V owners with 9.1 L/100 km in the city and 7.6 L/100 km on the highway.

2023 CR-V Hybrid Performance & Efficiency

For even better performance and fuel economy scores, Bannister Honda customers can choose the Touring Hybrid version. It offers a naturally aspirated 2.0-litre, four-cylinder gas-powered engine attached to a series of electric motors. When the gas engine and electric motor are working together, the system will make a maximum of 204 horsepower and 247 pound-feet of torque. 

Even more interesting, the hybrid version of the 2023 CR-V can record up to 6.0 L/100 km in the city and 6.9 L/100 km on the highway.

Can the 2023 Honda CR-V Do Any Towing?

Light towing duties are no trouble for the 2023 Honda CR-V. Models with the gasoline engine can pull up to 680 kg (1,500 lbs.) and the hybrid model can pull 453 kg (998 lbs.). Customers interested in getting the most towing capacity possible out of the 2023 CR-V will want to ask a Bannister Honda product expert about getting the available towing packages installed.

There is a lot more to learn about the 2023 Honda CR-V. The best way to get to know a new model is to get behind the wheel. Make an appointment with a Bannister Honda product expert, today, to schedule a test drive or to start the pre-ordering process.