Honda CR-V

BASE PRICE RANGE: $22,475-$30,675
BODY TYPE: Compact Crossover SUV

WHAT'S NEW: A significant refresh in 2010 included a freshened grille and bumpers, a 14-hp bump, and an increase in fuel efficiency. No major upgrades for 2011 models, except for a new, LX-based SE (Special Edition) trim level. Entry-level CR-Vs are equipped with cruise control, adjustable steering column, power windows/door locks, and tons of storage space.

COOL FACT: The CR-V was the best-selling SUV in the U.S. for calendar-year 2008.

SUM UP: Clever packaging, honest performance.
RATING: ****

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2011 Honda CR-V
Base Engine 2.4L/180-hp DOHC I-4
Optional Engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, FWD/AWD, 5A
0-60 MPH 8.5-9.5 sec*
Tow/Payload 1500/1000-1150 lb
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 21/27-28 mpg
Basic warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6