Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines: One of Honda highest-rated compact SUVs

Aug 10, 2020

The 5th generation gives Honda CR-V 2019 a youthful, dynamic and modern appearance. You are wondering whether or not to buy the Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines at this time? Here is its review.

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1. Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines: Introduction

Over many generations, Honda CR-V has always maintained its position in the segment of 7-seater SUVs under PHP 2,000,000 with the strengths of quality and convenience.

Honda's sudden change of CR-V 2019 from the previous 5-seat car to the 5 + 2 version, helped the model from Japan make a difference in competition and a series of advantages to help CR-V become a popular name in the Philippines.

Honda CR-V 2019

Honda CR-V has become a popular name in the Philippines

2. Why should people buy the Honda CR-V 2019?

The 2019 CR-V is an ideal vehicle for most families thanks to its spacious rear seats and large luggage space. Performance power and fuel economy have also been improved compared to the previous generation

According to the manufacturer's announcement, the CRV 2019 engine uses Honda's fuel-saving technology. To run 100 km on the mixed road, it takes 6.9 liters of fuel, 8.9 liters on urban roads and 5.9 liters when running on the highway.

Honda CR-V 2019

The strength of the car also has a youthful design, suitable for many customers. 

Overall all variants of Honda CR-V are quite full of utilities. The safety technology that helps the driver and passengers on the vehicle is outperformed rivals Mazda CX-5 or Hyundai Tucson. In addition, the equipment that Honda CR-V is owned but the opponents do not include: 3-angle reversing camera (opponents do not have 3 angles), adaptive steering assist, especially anti-sad warning to sleep.

3. Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines: Price & Variants available

Honda CR-V 2019​ Price in the Philippines
 Model SRP
2019 Honda CR-V SX Diesel AWD A/T ₱2,138,000
2019 Honda CR-V S Diesel A/T ₱1,868,000
2019 Honda CR-V 2.0 S CVT ₱1,668,000
2019 Honda CR-V V Diesel A/T ₱1,698,000

4. What’s missing from the features?

Those who already own a 2019 CR-V SUV will definitely know one thing: the vehicle's low noise resistance
Although the car's infotainment system supports connectivity with many other functions to best serve the user, the touch screen is not responsive and responds slowly. Even other useful functions such as radio or phone are hidden under sub menus that make users confused or difficult to use.

Honda CR-V 2019

Compared to rivals, the price of the Honda CR-V 2019 is also the highest in the segment.

5. Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines: Highlights


In terms of appearance, CR-V 2019 has an angular design, much stronger than its predecessor. The overall dimensions (L x W x H) of the vehicle are 4,584 x 1,855 x 1,679 (mm), with a 2,660 mm wheelbase. Compared to the old version, the width increased by 30mm and the wheelbase is longer than 40mm.

Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines​: Dimensions
Length 4571 mm
Width 1855 mm
Height 1657 mm
Ground clearance 198 mm

Honda CR-V 2019 Exterior


Although the 2019 CR-V’s 184-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder base engine has adequate power, the available 190-horsepower, turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine is a better option. This turbo-four has quicker acceleration and slightly better gas mileage estimates.

Both engines come with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) that makes good use of the available power. It has simulated shifts to feel more like a traditional automatic transmission, and it doesn't create a droning noise from the engine, which is a common problem with CVTs. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is available.

Honda CR-V 2019 Philippines: Engine & Performance
Displacement 1.6L / 2L (2.0 S CVT version)
Horsepower 118hp / 152hp (2.0 S CVT version)
Torque 300 Nm / 189 Nm (2.0 S CVT version)
Transmission Automatic/Continuously Variable
Drive train FWD
Towing Capacity 1,500 pounds
Payload Capacity 1,106 pounds
Fuel Diesel

Honda CR-V 2019 Engine

Safety features

Basic car safety equipment includes Active Steering Assistance (AHA), Electronic Stability Control (VSA), Traction Control System (TCS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Distribution electronic braking force (EDB), Emergency braking assist (BA), Hill-start Assist (HSA),

Ford Ranger 2019: Safety Features
  • Air Bag-Frontal Driver
  • Air Bag-Frontal Passenger
  • Brakes ABS
  • Child Safety Rear Door Locks
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Traction Control
  • Fog Lamps
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Stability Control
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Comfort features

The interior compartment is not too much different. However, Honda has refined every detail to bring a new and modern vibe. 

Honda CR-V 2019 Interior

The first change is the 5 + 2 structure. In the 2019 generation, Honda CR-V has an additional third row with 2 seats. In the current mid-sized crossover segment, besides the CR-V, there are X-Trail and Outlander also apply this structure.


Honda CR-V 2019​: Comfort Features
  • Radio: AM/FM/HD/SiriusXM Audio System -inc: 330-Watts
  • 9 speakers including subwoofer
  • Bluetooth streaming audio and HandsFreeLink
  • Cruise Control
  • Steering wheel controls
  • Audio Theft Deterrent
  • Remote Trunk Opener
  • Armrest

It also owns a multi-function steering wheel, integrated sports shift pad, information display, large-size touch screen entertainment system. The Honda CR-V has several modern conveniences such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.


Overall, the Honda CR-V 2019 gives a sporty and dynamic look. The front end features a grille that is connected to the sides by shiny chrome bars. In the middle appeared Honda embossed logo.

Honda CR-V 2019 Exxterior

On the CR-V Honda is used a lot of chrome-plated details to make the Honda CR-V 2019 sportier than its competitors in the segment. The most advanced version also owns Panorama panoramic sunroof, electric tailgate, smart key, dual exhaust.

Honda CR-V 2019​: Exterior
Headlights LEDs
Front Fog Lamps Yes
Brakelights LEDs
Auto wiper Yes
Automatic headlights Yes

Honda CR-V 2019 Exterior

Most notably, the controversial rear-end design has been removed and neatly trimmed to harmonize with the overall.

6. Final recommendations: Decide whether to buy or not?

The Honda CR-V 2019 has the advantage of being a model with spacious seating space, especially suitable for families carrying many people regularly. In addition, the list of comfort and safety features is also adequate for family or business purposes. On the other hand, CR-V 2019 has many advantages but there are still some shortcomings that need to be improved by the manufacturer in the next generation such as noise resistance.

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