Many of us here at Pohanka Honda are dangerously excited for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid. Not only will it be the first hybrid incarnation of the most popular Honda model, but it will be the first hybrid SUV from Honda, period. How long do we have to wait? When is the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid coming out?
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Expected Release Date
Honda states the expected release of the 2020 CR-V Hybrid as “early 2020.” Other sources say spring 2020, while others still refer to the “first quarter of 2020.” Whichever terminology you prefer, it seems clear that we will be able to enjoy the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid by the summer of 2020.
Why are we excited for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid?
As we pointed out above, the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid will be the first Honda hybrid SUV ever. And it’s coming to the CR-V, the most popular Honda model of any body type. Not only that, but it will be the most powerful CR-V configuration available.
The 2020 CR-V Hybrid boasts an advanced hybrid powertrain with all-wheel drive. That’s right: standard all-wheel drive. On every trim level.
What engine is used on the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid?
Under the hood lies the third-generation 2-mode hybrid system that’s also utilized by the Accord Hybrid. It pumps out a total of 212 horsepower, with 232 lb-ft of torque. That’s the most powerful powertrain offering in the CR-V lineup.
But this is a hybrid, so what about the fuel economy? Official MPG ratings for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid have not yet been provided.
What other hybrid models does Honda offer?
As of this writing, Honda produces three hybrid models: the compact Honda Insight, midsize Honda Accord, and plug-in midsize Honda Clarity. Honda aims to offer electrified vehicles across two-thirds of its model spread by 2030.