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January 6th, 2020 by

2020 Honda CR-V AWD Exterior Hands-Free Power Tailgate

Any driver looking for a fuel efficient SUV should look to the freshened 2020 Honda CR-V and upcoming all-new CR-V Hybrid. They’ve just been named 2020 Green SUV of the Year by Green Car Journal, and they’re one part of Honda’s impressive drive towards efficiency-focused driving.

To find out more, simply read on to explore:

  • 2020 Honda CR-V MPG Ratings
  • 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Efficiency
  • Honda Efficiency

2020 Honda CR-V MPG Ratings

2020 Honda CR-V Exterior Profile Passenger Side City LocationThe Honda CR-V combines a 190 hp, 179 lb-ft of torque 1.5L engine with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) to achieve:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway with FWD models*
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway with AWD models*

As summed up by Edmunds.com: “no other small SUV offers a better overall combination of utility, fuel efficiency, comfort, and performance.”

Honda CR-V Hybrid

2020 Honda CR-V AWD Exterior Profile Snow LocationThe Honda CR-V Hybrid will use the same setup currently utilized by the Honda Accord Hybrid:

  • 2.0L 16-Valve DOHC Atkinson Cycle Engine
  • Electric Motors
  • Hybrid Battery Pack

Expect up to 212 hp combined and a 50% increase in EPA city fuel economy ratings from the standard CR-V. Despite being such a fuel efficient SUV, it should also maintain strong off-road performance thanks to an available AWD system.

Honda Efficiency

This marks the sixth time Honda has been awarded by Green Car Journal, with previous winners including:

  • 2020 Honda Insight Hybrid Exterior Side Profile Crimson PearlHonda Insight
  • Honda Civic Natural Gas
  • Honda Accord
  • Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
  • Honda Clarity Electric
  • Honda Clarity Fuel Cell
  • Honda HR-V

Honda has also been recognized by the U.S. EPA for having the highest fleet-average fuel economy of any automaker. They’ll be taking things further by aiming to cut global CO2 emissions in half by 2050 (compared to 2000 levels) by electrifying two-thirds of global automobile sales by 2030.

Honda is Setting Fresh New Standards for Efficiency Engineering

Discuss anything from the Honda CR-V 2020 safety rating and Honda hybrid SUV to special offers by visiting the team at your local Mid-Missouri Honda dealer. For any further advice or assistance, feel free to get in touch today.

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.