Honda CR-V with 1.6 i-DTEC diesel arrives in Geneva

Honda CR-V with 1.6 i-DTEC diesel live in Geneva
Honda CR-V with 1.6 i-DTEC diesel live in Geneva

119 g/km of CO2

Honda has launched in Geneva today the CR-V equipped with the new 1.6-liter i-DTEC Earth Dreams Technology diesel engine.

The power unit is available exclusively for the two-wheel drive version fitted with a manual gearbox. The engine is the lightest diesel in its class, generating 120 HP (88 kW) at 4,000 rpm and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) of torque at 2,000 rpm with CO2 emissions as low as 119 g/km.

The rest of the car is identical to the standard 2013 CR-V, offering 1648 liters of cargo room and easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seats. As standard, it comes with Idle Stop technology and an ECON mode for lowering fuel consumption. Also available is Eco Assist which advises drivers on how their driving style influences fuel economy.

Source: Honda

Introducing the New Sub-120 g/km Honda CR-V

5 March 2013

The British built CR-V is the next model in the Honda line-up to receive the new Earth Dreams Technology 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engine. Unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show the CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC is available in two-wheel drive with manual transmission and will feature 300Nm of torque and 120 PS with CO2 emissions of only 119g/km* to provide an exceptional balance of performance and economy.

This new derivative will be built exclusively for Europe at Honda's production facility in Swindon and will go on sale in autumn 2013.

The 1.6 i-DTEC diesel was launched in the Civic in January 2013 and is the lightest diesel engine in its class and will deliver energetic performance, agile handling and lower running costs including an annual road tax bill of only £30 for CR-V customers.

With the increasing demand for lower cost motoring, the trend for two-wheel drive diesel SUV’s has grown and now represents over a quarter of the total C-SUV market in the UK. The new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC addresses this trend with competitive CO?emissions of 119g/km*. 

Rising fuel prices combined with increasingly stringent environmental performance targets have led to greater customer preference for low emission vehicles. Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology series addresses these concerns whilst also delivering enjoyable driving performance. 

Efficient, functional and capable
The new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC continues to assert the original CR-V concept of delivering a balance between the efficiency and performance of a car and the functionality and security of an SUV. 

The new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC’s styling maintains the confident stance adopted at the introduction of the new CR-V in 2012 and retains the impressive practicality with a spacious 1648 litres of luggage capacity. 

The new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC will also include Honda’s easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seats which can be folded flat in one movement. At the pull of a handle, the CR-V can be transformed from a five-seater passenger car into a versatile load-lugger. 

Features on the new derivative include Honda's ECON mode which helps to minimise fuel consumption and the Eco Assist system which advises drivers on how their driving style is impacting on fuel economy. Idle Stop technology will also be standard on the new CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC. 

Over five million CR-Vs have been sold across the world since its introduction in 1995. The CR-V is one of the world’s top-selling SUVs, sold in more than 160 countries throughout Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa. Further technical and specification details and prices for the CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC will be announced closer to the on sale date. 


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Only for the Two Wheel Drive Version, so nobody will buy it in the Alps. Thats wrong Honda!
Mar 6th, 2013 11:00am
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