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May 2017

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46 NOLN | www.noln.net Tech Spec: 2017 Honda CR-V Motor Oil: API 0W-20 Capacity: 3.7 quarts (3.5 liters) – 1.5L engine with filter 4.6 quarts (4.4 liters) – 2.4L engine with filter NUTS & BOLTS e fully redesigned and reengineered 2017 Honda CR-V is the fifth generation of Honda's popular compact SUV. e 2017 CR-V offers its first-ever available turbocharged engine and a host of new fea- tures and technologies for improved connec- tivity, comfort and convenience. Based on an all-new platform architecture, the new CR-V expands the application of the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. e CR-V's new appearance includes Honda LED headlights, an active shutter grille sys- tem that lowers aerodynamic drag, uprated aluminum alloy wheel sizes to 17 or 18 inches on all trims, narrower A-pillars for improved visibility and sporty dual exhaust. Also new is an available hands-free access power tailgate. EX and higher trims are powered by the CR- V's first-ever turbocharged engine, a 1.5-liter DOHC, direct-injected and turbocharged in- line four-cylinder engine with dual valve tim- ing control. CR-V LX trims are powered by a 2.4-liter DOHC direct-injected i-VTEC engine with variable timing control. Both engines are mated to a continuously variable transmis- sion with Honda G-Shift control logic. All-wheel-drive models feature an upgrad- ed real time AWD system with a significant increase in maximum rear-wheel torque deliv- ery and new electronic control allowing step- less control in everyday driving conditions and further improved all-weather confidence and control. e CR-V's front MacPherson strut and new rear multi-link suspension utilize specially tuned low-friction dampers, with both FWD and AWD models including tubular front and solid rear stabilizer bars that promote responsive turn-in and flatter cornering. Dual-pinion, variable ratio electric power steering also contributes to the CR-V's driving experience. e interior of the CR-V features a new col- or TFT driver information interface, where drivers will be alerted of their vehicle's main- tenance needs. e CR-V offers the latest in-vehicle con- nectivity and audio performance with a new generation of advanced technologies. Avail- able features include a seven-inch touchscreen display audio interface with Android operat- ing system that now features a physical vol- ume knob as well as an available new Honda satellite-linked navigation system developed in cooperation with the experts at Garmin. e CR-V's display audio system is compatible with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto plat- forms, giving customers seamless integration of key smartphone features and functions, in- cluding smartphone-powered GPS navigation and voice-controlled search capabilities. Some of the key new comfort and conve- nience features available on the 2017 Honda CR-V include remote engine start, dual-zone climate controls, heated side mirrors, an elec- tric parking brake, rear USB charging ports, front passenger seat with four-way power adjustment and driver's seat with eight-way power adjustment and four-way power lum- bar support. e 2017 CR-V is available in five trims: LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi and Touring. A base-model CR-V LX 2WD has a starting MSRP of $24,045. A top-of-the-line CR-V Touring AWD CVT with 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels will run a buyer about $35,960. Servicing the 2017 Honda CR-V Honda CR-V models are equipped with a Maintenance Minder, which alerts drivers when maintenance is due. When it's time for maintenance, the system message indicator comes on and a message appears on the display every time the driver turns on the vehicle. It will display a main maintenance item and sub items. Each item corresponds to a code:

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