Autonetmagz , from Indonesia, reports that Honda intends to come up with a CR-V facelift in the first half of 2014. The Indonesian publication claims that they have got this piece of info from “their sources” in PT Honda Prospect Motor.
The Honda CR-V facelift is likely to come with minor visual changes such as the addition of Daytime Running LEDs and new design alloy wheels. The soft-roader could also get some more dashes of chrome at its front and rear fascia. Interiors too are likely to remain the same, save for an upholstery change perhaps.
Mechanically though, the car could get a big update in the form of inclusion of paddle shifts for the automatic variant. Nothing is for sure but we won’t be surprised to see the updated CR-V making it to us soon after its Indonesia launch. In India, the CR-V is being sold with two petrol engine options. The entry level variants are powered by a 2.0 litre iVTEC four pot petrol engine putting out a decent 156 PS of max power and 190 Nm of peak torque. At the higher end, the car gets a bigger 2.4-liter engine with max power of 190 PS and peak torque of 226 Nm. The base engine variant is available only with a 2WD option and can be ordered with either a 6-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic transmission. The bigger 2.4-liter variant though, comes with 4WD and is available only with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
Stay tuned to Motoroids for more updates on the upcoming Honda CR-V facelift.