The 2014 Honda CR-V Among the Most Affordable Crossovers

A lot of families these days are turning to compact crossover utility vehicles for their needs. By going smaller, you spend less money and get to take advantage of higher 2014 Honda CR-Vfuel economy while still providing plenty of usable interior space. The 2014 Honda CR-V carries an MSRP of $22,945* and according to U.S. News & World Report, ranks #1 in Affordable Compact SUVs, Affordable Crossover SUVs, and Affordable SUVs with 2 Rows.

Don’t mistake affordable for cheap, though. The 2014 Honda CR-V is nothing of the sort.

Spacious and Versatile

One of the joys of owning a Honda CR-V is how much space you get. Even though they call it a compact, there’s plenty of room for passengers in both rows. Honda also gives you plenty of storage options with useful areas built into the cabin like a large center console bin.

With a full load of passengers, the CR-V is already quite spacious with an available 37.2 cubic feet of storage space. When you don’t have anyone sitting in the back, the seats can fold down easily at the touch of a lever. That gives you up to 70 cubic feet of space, which not many competitors can touch.

Impressive Features

Though affordable, the base 2014 Honda CR-V LX gives you lots of features. Bluetooth connectivity is standard along with Pandora internet radio and a rearview camera to make backing up safer. You can also plug in an iPod via a USB port or other audio source using the auxiliary audio jack. Higher trims offer many more features like a touchscreen interface, navigation system, satellite radio, and a rear entertainment system.

Fuel Efficiency and Performance

Each CR-V model feature a 2.4L four-cylinder capable of 185 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. With the standard five-speed automatic, the 2014 Honda CR-V is rated at 23 mpg city and 31 mpg highway.** You also have the option of selecting all-wheel drive to make your CR-V capable of tackling snow, bad weather, and some off-road terrain.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $830.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.

**Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.