The new CR-V’s silhouette may be familiar, but the design is new from the ground up. Every one of its sleek dynamic lines, from its muscular wheel arches to its sculpted bonnet, has been developed to enhance performance and maximise aerodynamic efficiency.
THE HYBRID YOU CAN FEEL
The new CR-V is now available with the option of our next generation hybrid technology. Featuring an intelligent Multi-Mode Drive system (i-MMD), it combines a powerful and efficient 2.0 litre i-VTEC petrol engine with hi-tech electric motors, to give effortless driveability you will enjoy every day.
i-MMD technology provides a responsive, smooth and efficient driving experience, seamlessly delivering optimum power by automatically switching between three driving modes: Electric Drive, Hybrid Drive and Engine Drive.
Put simply, Electric Drive is when the car is running silently on pure electricity and drawing its power from the battery via a drive motor; this mode will usually be used when accelerating from standstill or during low speed cruising. In Hybrid Drive, both the petrol engine and electric motors are sharing the work, for example when accelerating at speed. Engine Drive, as the name implies, is when the petrol engine is directly powering the car - such as during sustained high-speed motoring. i-MMD’s winning hand is that as well as using the petrol engine to generate electricity, it can harvest otherwise wasted energy to recharge the battery, meaning you’ll never have to plug your CR-V Hybrid in to the mains.