Honda is offering massive discounts and benefits for CR-V, going up to Rs 5 Lakh this month. The CR-V diesel now gets a starting price of Rs 26.67 Lakh
During the ongoing industry slowdown, demands for new cars have gone down excessively and carmakers are trying out all possible ways to heat things up in the space. The same goes for Honda Cars India.
The fifth-gen Honda CR-V was launched in India in 2018 at the price starting from Rs 28.15 Lakh.
Just one year ago, the fifth-gen Honda CR-V was launched in India with a significantly increased price sticker over its previous-gen model due to added features, new diesel engine option and some minor tweaks. Seeing the declining demands in the ongoing market situation, Honda decided to offer the CR-V with a range of benefits worth up to Rs 4 Lakh last month. For October 2019, customers can avail up to Rs 5 Lakh of cash discount on the CR-V, depending upon the variant.
During the domestic industry slowdown, the Honda CR-V witnessed a huge drop in its sales volume in the market.
Note that the October discount scheme is applicable to the diesel-powered CR-V models produced between 2018 and 2019 only. The standard 1.6-litre diesel-AT version is available with discounts of Rs 4 Lakh while the top-spec diesel-AT AWD variant can be had with a cash discount of Rs 5 lakh.
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With the new offers, the Honda CR-V is now much affordable than before, which places the CR-V in the same price range with some segment-lower SUVs like Hyundai Tucson and Jeep Compass. Currently, the Jeep Compass is positioned at around Rs 15.50 – 27.60 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the Hyundai Tucson stands in-between Rs 20.80 – 26.97 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Honda CR-V is available with massive discounts of Rs 5 Lakh this month.
Back to the Honda CR-V, the SUV is powered by two engine options, including a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine and a 1.6-litre turbocharged diesel motor unit. While the 2.0-litre petrol engine churns out 151 BHP/ 189 Nm, the diesel burner belts out 118 BHP and 300 Nm of torque. Unlike the diesel engine that comes paired with a 9-speed automatic torque converter, the petrol mill comes linked to a CVT option.