2017 Honda CR-V vs 2016 CR-V: Differences between fourth and fifth generations?

The 2017 Honda CR-V is all new, but the styling is evolutionary. We look at the fourth and fifth generation SUVs side by side to see all the changes.

2017 Honda CR-V - front, red5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift4th gen
The new 2017 Honda CR-V rides on the 10th generation Civic platform, but the design is evolutionary. The 2015 model year facelift for the RM CR-V got us prepared for the look of the all new 2017 CR-V.
2017 Honda CR-V - side, gray5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - side4th gen
Almost the same profile, but the new CR-V has a smoother design.
2017 Honda CR-V - rear, red5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - rear4th gen
Taillamps that go into the tailgate, that's a first!
2017 Honda CR-V - interior, dashboard, two tone, cream leather, wood trim5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - interior4th gen
The 2017 CR-V dashboard is newer, classier, and has fake leather with stitching, but it's not that different to the fourth generation dash.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
Extra stitching on the leather seats, and thicker headrests make the 2017 CR-V look more substantial and luxurious.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
New LED headlamps for the fifth generation CR-V.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
Not only do the taillamps go into the tailgate, but there's LED lights too.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
The front end.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
The tailgate.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
For the first time there's turbocharged gasoline engine available in CR-V. In the US, the 1.5-liter turbo 4-cylinder has 190hp (142kW) at 5,600rpm, and 179 lb-ft (243Nm) at 2,000 to 5,000rpm, and is available on all models except the base LX.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - trunk4th gen
The rear seats fold even flatter in the new fifth generation CR-V.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - instrument panel4th gen
A digital speedometer and a larger multifunction screen for the new 2017 CR-V.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
More space in the rear seats.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
RM Honda CR-V MY2015 facelift - infotainment screen4th gen
The infotainment is better integrated into the dashboard.
2017 Honda CR-V5th gen
2015 Honda CR-V4th gen
The top spec wheels on the 2017 CR-V look complex.


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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.


2017 Honda CR-V vs 2016 CR-V: Differences between fourth and fifth generations?