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Honda CR-V (2012-2018) review

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  • Medium/Large SUV
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel
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The Honda CR-V is the car credited by many as starting the 'urban 4x4' craze, although it's probably too large to be considered a crossover. Launched in 2012, the fourth generation saw the model brought bang up to date with sleeker bodywork and a more practical interior. The engine range was also updated as part of a mid-life facelift in 2015, with a new 1.6-litre diesel engine replacing the less efficient 2.2-litre unit.

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