The Honda CR-V, one of the best-selling sport utility vehicles for 2007, provides spacious five-passenger seating in a versatile crossover SUV package with sedan-like handling. Engineered to be a safety leader, the CR-V achieves the highest five-star crash safety rating by the federal government for both frontal and side impacts and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates the CR-V as a "Top Safety Pick - 2007." The CR-V is one of only two small SUVs to achieve both the highest federal crash safety rating for frontal and side impacts and the top IIHS safety rating.
The second generation CR-V India and is offered in 2.4-litre i-VETC intelligent AWD variant and with a 2-litre i-VETC front wheel drive variant. The CR-V has been the leader in its segment but comes only with 2 rows of seats. It competitors are the Mitsubishi Pajero and Outlander, Toyota Fortuner, the Ford Endeavour and the Chevrolet Captiva.
The award-winning Honda CR-V returns for the 2006 model year retaining its leadership position amongst all other entry level SUVs with its features, safety and total overall package. The Honda CR-V underwent a substantial re-design in 2005 with new exterior and interior styling, additional standard safety equipment as well as the addition of a new Special Edition (SE) model - all features that have been carried over into this current model year.