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All-New 2007 Honda CR-V Goes on Sale


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TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 28 -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced the all-new 2007 Honda CR-V is debuting today at dealerships nationwide. Prices for the 2007 Honda CR-V range from $20,600 for the CR-V LX model to $26,000 for the CR-V 4-WD EX-L model. Honda's Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition(TM) and rearview camera is available as a $2,000 factory-installed option.

The all-new CR-V features a sophisticated interior design that delivers near-luxury style along with improved refinement and a more powerful and efficient 166-horsepower, 2.4-liter, 4 cylinder engine. As part of Honda's industry leading "Safety for Everyone" initiative, all Honda light trucks, including the CR-V, are equipped with a Vehicle Stability Assist(TM) (VSA(TM)) system and a comprehensive list of standard safety features, including side curtain airbags with roll-over sensors, front side airbags with Occupant Position Detection System and anti-lock braking system. The 2007 CR-V features Honda's innovative Advanced Compatibility Engineering(TM) (ACE(TM)) Body Structure for enhanced frontal collision safety.

  New features on 2007 CR-V models include:

  *  Distinctive, upscale, dynamic and versatile styling

  *  Standard safety equipment includes ACE Body Structure and Active Front
     Head Restraints

  *  Interior design and amenities deliver near-luxury style and refinement

  *  New body and chassis designs result in smoother, more agile performance
     and a quieter cabin

  *  10 more horsepower (166 hp) and standard 5-speed automatic transmission

  *  Improved ingress/egress with optimized door designs and 1.3 inch lower
     step-in height than the previous generation CR-V

  *  Dual-deck cargo shelf (available)

  *  Available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice
     Recognition

             Trim Level    Transmission        MSRP         Percent increase
                                          2007 Model Year    from 2006 Model
                                                                  Year
  CR-V  2WD   LX           5 Speed Auto       $20,600             1.0%
              EX           5 Speed Auto       $22,850             1.3%
              EX-L         5 Speed Auto       $24,800        New Trim Level
              EX-L Navi    5 Speed Auto       $26,800        New Trim Level
        4WD   LX           5 Speed Auto       $21,800             0.9%
              EX           5 Speed Auto       $24,050             1.3%
              EX-L         5 Speed Auto       $26,000        New Trim Level
              EX-L Navi    5 Speed Auto       $28,000        New Trim Level

Worldwide, the CR-V is built in seven countries at eight factories, and for the first time it will be assembled using domestic and globally-sourced parts in North America at Honda of America Manufacturing in the East Liberty Plant (Ohio). A truly global product for Honda, the CR-V is sold in 160 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.

Consumer information regarding the CR-V is available at newcrv.honda.com.

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