2005 Honda CR-V Overview

9/1/2004 7:09:31 PM

For the 2005 model year, the Honda CR-V undergoes a minor model change with significant updates to exterior and interior styling, as well as the addition of a new Special Edition trim level. Additionally, the 2005 CR-V includes an expanded list of advanced safety features equipped as standard equipment on all trim levels. For the 2004 model year, the CR-V received several accolades, including Edmunds' "Lowest True Cost to Own: SUV under $25,000" and Intellichoice's "Best Overall Value of the Year: Segment Winner, Compact Utility over $21,000."

  • 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