Honda is producing some of the best SUVs for the upcoming year. The Honda CR-V is being redesigned for the 2023 model year. The HR-V is being redesigned as well. Are the best SUV redesigns of 2023 Honda SUVs?
The 2023 Honda CR-V got a major tech upgrade
Kelley Blue Book expects the 2023 Honda CR-V to start at around $28,000. It uses a turbocharged four-cylinder engine to make 190 horses. There’s no estimated mpg rating available, but expect the CR-V to achieve a similar 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway to the previous model year.
The new CR-V comes with a larger standard infotainment system, standard blind-spot warning, and adaptive cruise control with low-speed control. It also features road departure mitigation and a lane-keeping assist system. Honda’s new compact SUV has a completely redesigned exterior.
The Honda CR-V wasn’t antiquated, but its tech upgrade is much appreciated by fans of the nameplate. Better tech and a more modern exterior will certainly gain the small SUV plenty of attention in 2023. The CR-V will compete with the most popular small SUVs like the Toyota RAV4.
Honda also redesigned the CR-V’s hybrid option. The 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid is the most powerful CR-V Hybrid yet. It makes 204 horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque.
The 2023 Honda HR-V is the HR-V fans always needed
The 2023 Honda HR-V is easily the best HR-V that Honda ever produced. The subcompact SUV has been problematic in previous model years. Its redesign is breathing new life into the nameplate.
The new HR-V starts at $23,650. It’s the most expensive HR-V yet, but the redesign justifies the HR-V’s new price. The 2023 HR-V features a bold new exterior and a more comfortable interior. It comes in three different trims, the LX, Sport, and EX-L. The Sport starts at $25,650, and the EX-L starts at $27,450.
The 2023 Honda HR-V comes standard with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to make 158 horsepower. That’s 17 more horses than the previous model year. It gets 26 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway.
Honda’s new subcompact SUV is more powerful than ever before. The 2023 model year has the highest overall rating from Car and Driver of any HR-V model.
Honda SUV redesigns are the best of 2023
Honda’s CR-V and HR-V redesigns are sure to shake up the SUV vehicle class. Thus far, Honda is responsible for the best SUV redesigns of 2023. These redesigns have reinvigorated their nameplates to compete with the best in their respective vehicle segments.
Read more about the Honda HR-V subcompact SUV in the next article below.