Honda Pilot, CR-V, and HR-V: 2018’s Best SUV Lineup

September 17th, 2018 by

Honda Pilot, CR-V, and HR-V

If you’re in the market for a new SUV, look no further than the Honda lineup. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best SUV Brand” of 20181, the lineup includes the 3-row Honda Pilot, compact Honda CR-V, and subcompact Honda HR-V. The award is based on the overall scores for each vehicle by U.S. News & World Report, which incorporate the opinions of the automotive media, as well as safety and reliability data.

“Honda’s SUVs are so dominant in our awards because they represent the best combination of quality and value in their respective classes, while also boasting top-notch safety and reliability ratings,” said U.S. News & World Report. “The CR-V and HR-V lead their classes in cargo room, while the Pilot has one of the most powerful base engines in its class.”

Since the award was received, Honda has further enhanced the class-leading qualities of both the Pilot and the HR-V with exciting updates for the 2019 model year.

2019 Honda Pilot

Refreshed for 2019, the Honda Pilot is the largest of Honda’s SUV offerings. It’s a spacious and stylish vehicle that’s perfect for families. The Pilot offers seating for up to 8 passengers, and a maximum cargo volume of 83.9 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded down. Updates for 2019 include more aggressive styling and new available technology features on the interior. The Pilot includes the advanced Honda Sensing driver-assistive and safety technologies as standard equipment. Honda Sensing includes Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)2 with Forward Collision Warning, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)3, Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)4, and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)5.

2018 Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V is a functional, premium compact SUV with seating for 5 and a technology-packed interior including available Honda Sensing. The CR-V offers a maximum cargo volume of 75.8 cubic feet with the second row folded down. The 2018 CR-V comes standard with features including LED daytime running lights, multi-angle rearview camera6, automatic climate control, and more.

2019 Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V is a versatile 5-passenger SUV that packs style and utility into a subcompact body. The 2019 update features new available technology like Honda Sensing, and many styling enhancements that give the HR-V a more aggressive look. The innovative second-row Magic Seat offers multiple configurations to maximize the cargo room in the HR-V; the SUV offers a maximum cargo volume of 58.8 cubic feet with the second row folded down.

Learn More about the Honda SUV Lineup

If you’re interested in learning more about the U.S. News & World Report award, visit the Honda press release. For more information about the Honda SUV lineup, check out our current inventory of the Honda Pilot, Honda CR-V, and Honda HR-V. Then, visit us at Rairdon’s Honda of Burien. Our friendly, knowledgeable team is ready to assist in finding the perfect new Honda model for you.

 

1) U.S. News & World Report, November 2017

2) CMBS cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

3) Road Departure Mitigation only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use and can apply mild steering torque to assist driver in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle’s departure from a detected lane. RDM may not detect all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

4) LKAS only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

5) ACC cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. ACC should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather or on winding roads. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.

6) Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle.