2017 Honda CR-V engine and transmission options
If you are looking at parking a crossover in your driveway, then you may be wondering about power, performance, and engine options. If you are interested in the Honda CR-V specifically, then let us tell you about all the 2017 Honda CR-V engine and transmission options.
Base model engine for the 2017 Honda CR-V
For 2017, the CR-V base model trim is the LX, and it comes with its own special engine. Though this engine is not a turbo, it has 2.4 liters of displacement. It also includes technology like direct fuel injection, Eco Assist, hill start assist, and more.
When it comes to power, this 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine is ready to impress. It can produce 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This means that even the base model CR-V has enough power to put you back in your seat while you’re getting on the highway.
Is there a turbocharged CR-V option?
All other trims besides the LX comes with a turbocharged engine. If you want a turbo then the EX, EX-L and Touring will have what you are looking for. This engine is a 1.5-liter turbo comes with a lot of the technology that the base model engine has including direct fuel injection, an Eco Assist system, and hill start assist.
The single scroll turbo allows this low displacement engine to achieve more horsepower than the base model 2.4-liter 4-cylinder while only sacrificing a minimal amount of torque. This 1.5-liter turbo generates 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque.
Which CR-V models give you an All-wheel drive option?
If you were hoping to get the versatile CR-V crossover, but you want all-wheel drive, then you have nothing to worry about. Every model comes standard with a front-wheel drive configuration, but all-wheel drive is available at all trim levels as well.
When it comes to the transmission options, the CR-V sticks with the smooth and efficient continuously variable transmission or CVT. This transmission comes standard at all trim levels regardless if you get the CR-V with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.