4x4 win for Honda CR-V
Honda’s British-built CR-V has scooped the ‘4x4 of the year’ honour from Total 4x4 magazine.
The judges put the CR-V up against several respected rivals, and after being picked as the best in the ‘medium SUV’ segment, it became a contender for the overall ‘best of the best’ title, which it duly won.
Total 4x4 magazine’s testing process is comprehensive, ranging from interior quality, comfort and practicality to repeated drives of a set road route by different judges.
The new CR-V is in dealerships now, with prices starting from £21,395 for the entry-level 2.0 i-VTEC S grade 2WD model.
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Such systems have been in use for a number of years. For instance, Formula One racing cars started to use them in 2009, while BMW/MINI's regenerative braking system has also been fitted to BMW and MINI models late 2007.