The Honda CR-V has always had a reputation for practicality, but it was the CR-V's interior storage options that bowled over Motor Trend Visual Assets Manager Brian Vance. He noted three cubbies in the driver-side door, a deep center console big enough to stow an iPad, and more bins below the cupholders for items such as sunscreen and tissue.

Also hidden in the center console space are inputs for USB, aux and 12-volt charging. Vance also noted the cleverly-designed center console did not intrude on rear-seat room, further emphasizing the CR-V's all-around practicality. Is it any wonder the CR-V is one of America's best-selling compact crossovers?

It's refreshing to see all the integrated interior storage bins, but often I'm searching two or three before finding where I put ...

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CO2 emissions 0.77 lb/mi
Energy consumption 134 kW-hr/100 mi
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