Honda CRV Diesel Coming to India in 2011
Honda is expected to launch the diesel variant of world known SUV model CR-V in India. With the current diesel engines being quick, silent and efficient; they are giving the petrol engines a run for their money.
After manufacturing only petrol engines for decades, Honda has produced its first diesel engine to boost its sales. Honda Siel will use this engine in its CR-V Diesel to boost its sales and compete in the current Indian market.
Honda CR-V Diesel India
The current diesel engines in the market are quick, silent and efficient and they are giving petrol engines tough competition. Having manufactured only petrol engines for decades it has only recently manufactured the diesel engine in a bid to boost its sales. The engine is commendable with a common-rail diesel engine and all four cylinders displacing a total of 2200 cubic centimeters. The all new revamped Honda CR-V Diesel has great competition in Chevrolet Captiva, Hyundai Tucson, Nissan X-Trail. Honda CR-V Diesel is expected to be priced somewhere between 22.5 to 25 lakhs in India.
- Expected in 2011
- Estimated price: Rs 22.5 - 25 lakh
CR-V Diesel Engine
Honda has developed a common-rail diesel engine, its all four cylinder displacing a total of 2200 cubic centrimetres. The engine’s 134 horses pull the SUV and produce a maximum of 347Nm of torque.
Honda CR-V Diesel Features
The Honda CR-V diesel looks no different from its petrol sibling. The only difference between the two is the powerplant running them.
CR-V Diesel Competitors
The Honda CR-V Diesel’s main rivals are the Chevrolet Captiva, Hyundai Tucson, Nissan X-Trail.
Honda CR-V Diesel Specifications (Speculated)
- Displacement: 2200cc
- Power: 134bhp
- Torque: 347Nm