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2005 Honda CR-V

2005  Honda CR-V
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A new top-line trim, more safety equipment and revised styling are on the list of upgrades for Honda's compact sport utility vehicle. The new 2005 Honda CR-V benefits from all this and more, resulting in a go-anywhere, do-anything attitude that is sure to increase its appeal.

With the addition of the new decked-out SE model, the CR-V family can now claim to offer the full-spectrum of trims, from bare bones to decadent. Keep Honda's legendary durability and engineering quality and add more safety items and you've got the updated 2005 Honda CR-V.

Available Models
The 2005 Honda CR-V is offered in three models: LX, EX and the new SE.

Interior Features
The interior of the new Honda CR-V gets a few upgrades here and there. On the EX trim level, steering mounted audio controls and an outside temperature gauge are added, and all models now feature new retractable grab rails and larger seatback pockets.
SE models emerge as the most refined of the three trims. They have an interior styling that dominated in leather. Beginning with full leather seating, the SE also adds heated seats and door mirrors and a leather steering wheel and shift knob.

Exterior Features
On the exterior, the SE's unique appearance includes body-colored bumpers, side moldings, door handles and hard spare tire cover. Along with the other available exterior colors, Pewter Pearl is exclusively offered on the SE trim.

16-inch wheels have been added for all trim levels, along with a new EX alloy and LX steel wheel designs. In addition, three new exterior colors join the Honda CR-V palate for 2005: Silver Moss, Redondo Red Pearl and Sahara Sand.

Front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive are both offered on 2005 CR-V trims, though the new SE model can only be had with AWD. A new cam-driven real-time AWD mechanism replaces the previous pump-type system, improving acceleration and hill climbing performance from the previous model.

The 2005 Honda CR-V continues to use last year's 2.4-liter dual-overhead cam inline 4-cylinder model. Power ratings for this year are 160 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 162 lb-ft of torque at 3600 rpm. There are two transmissions offered: 5-speed manual and 5-speed automatic.

Safety and Security
An increase in the number of standard safety features is another of the big improvements to the lineup this year. All CR-Vs will now come equipped with front side airbags, side curtain airbags and Honda's Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control.
Antilock 4-wheel disc brakes and dual front airbags are also standard.

2005 Honda CR-V - Feature Highlights

Improved exterior styling: redesigned lamps, front bumper, headlight, side still and front grille
ABS, VSA and front side airbags standard on all trim levels
Standard five speed automatic transmission
16" wheel for all trim levels, plus new EX alloy wheel design and LX steel wheel design
New Arch flare with one-piece mud guard
Larger seatback pockets and improved ivory interior color
New retractable grab rail
New integrated keyless remote entry
Steering wheel mounted audio controls and outside temperature gauge added to EX trim level
New cam-driven Real Time' 4WD mechanism on all models (replaces hydraulic pump-type system)
New Special Edition trim level that includes heated leather seats and door mirrors, leather steering wheel and shift knob, body-colored bumpers, side molding, door handles and hard spare tire cover
Three new colors exterior - Silver Moss, Redondo Red Pearl, Sahara Sand
Exclusive SE trim exterior color - Pewter Pearl

Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.4L I4
160 @ 6500
5-speed manual
5-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
Manual 21/26
Automatic 22/27

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