2021 Honda CR-V Review

2021 Honda CR-V Review

When it’s time to add some adventure and space to your routine commutes or adventures throughout Huntington Beach, Westminster, and Orange County, CA, there are a few midsize SUVs out there that could certainly fit the role. However, of these models, the 2021 Honda CR-V ranks pretty high with its performance, features, and comforts.

At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Huntington Beach, we’re here to help drivers like you learn more about this impressive vehicle with what it offers and what you can expect behind the wheel! Schedule a test drive today.

Engine Performance

The new Honda CR-V offers an impressive performance thanks to its 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine under the hood. Across all CR-V trims with 2-wheel drive (2WD), this engine is capable of boasting 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque and achieving an EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway/30 combined MPG.1

The 2021 CR-V also offers drivers the option to go hybrid. This eco-friendly version includes a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that’s paired with an AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor. The engine produces 143 horsepower, while the electric motor can generate up to 181 horsepower, boasting 212 total system horsepower. This engine option—available with the EX, EX-L, and Touring trims—allows the CR-V to get up to an EPA-estimated 40 city/35 highway/38 highway MPG.1

Cabin Features & Technology

The CR-V cabin includes plenty of features to help you get more out of your adventures on the road. The standard 5-inch LCD screen is there to let you access your entertainment features for the ride. Using the Bluetooth® system, you can either stream audio from your phone or simply place calls with family and friends while heading to your destination.

The EX trim and higher comes with the 7-inch High-Resolution Electrostatic Touch-Screen, which offers more capabilities and options with your cabin media. This screen includes Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Integration. These features will integrate your phone into the vehicle so you can select your text messages, media, apps, contacts, and more directly from the screen!

Honda Sensing® Features

The new Honda CR-V comes standard with Honda Sensing® driver-assistive technology features. These features include sensors, which are mounted to the exterior of the Honda SUV and are used to measure factors like speed and proximity to detect a potential collision and provide a warning and braking assistance.

More Honda Sensing® features include:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow

Learn Even More About the 2021 Honda CR-V

Now that you’re more familiar with the new Honda CR-V, you’re well-versed with what this Honda SUV offers and what it can do. However, you can benefit from learning even more about its features and how it handles them.

When you’re ready to take the next step and learn more about the deciding factors, you can schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Huntington Beach! That way, you’ll see how the Honda CR-V handles on the roads of Huntington Beach, Westminster, Orange County, CA, and the surrounding areas!


1 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.



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