Japan has many automobile companies. But one of the most successful and popular ones
is Honda Motor Company. This car manufacturing company is mainly popular for its
motorcycles. However, they also make high-performance, affordable cars.
The company was established in 1946 and since, then it has launched numerous car
series in the market. The one we are talking about here is Honda CV-R III which is a
compact crossover SUV.
Honda CV-R III: Third Generation
Honda CV-R III is a third-generation crossover SUV manufactured by the company. It
was first launched in 1995. The third-generation was brought to the market in 2007.
The company continued the third-gen Honda CV-R till 2011.
Honda CV-R III was launched in the US market in September 2006. Unlike previous
models, this one features a rear liftgate, instead of a side-opening rear door. Also, it
doesn’t have the spare rear mounted on the back door.
The third-generation CV-R is powered by K-series 2.4 liter inline-four engine. In the
North American market, the car is available with an engine power of 166 hp. The car
featured a 2.2-liter i-CTDI diesel engine in the Asian and European markets.
The European market model came with an R20A 2.0 liter gasoline engine. In 2010, the
car received a facelift along with a few equipment changes. This included a new
horizontal-slat chrome grille. They also added a new front bumper, revised taillights,
and honeycomb-style lower front grille.
The car was equipped with a new rear bumper. However, the interior was not changed
much. They made a few changes to the audio head unit controls. All the new changes
were done to make the vehicle more comfortable for users.
Honda CV-R III is a popular car series from Hondo Motor Company. They have
continued the series and right now we have fifth-gen models ruling the market.