Since long before Americans became obsessed with crossovers, the Honda CR-V was there, offering its drivers Honda quality, admirable cargo space, and a comfortable ride height. Decades later, the 2021 Honda CR-V carries on the same legacy with the aid of technology that could only be imagined in the early days of the CR-V.
Shoppers looking into the Honda CR-V for the first time should start their search with the EX trim. Since this trim sits exactly in the middle of the list of trims for the model, it shows what the CR-V can be without showing every possible feature, while also giving budget buyers room to shop among the lower trims. Performance, safety, and interior technology traits of the gasoline-fueled 2021 Honda CR-V EX are laid out in the chart below.
|1.5L 4-Cylinder Engine with Turbocharger||LED Daytime Running Lights||Bluetooth™ Audio Connectivity|
|190 Horsepower||Brake Assist and Electronic Brake Distribution||180-Watt Audio System with 6 Speakers|
|179 lb-ft of Torque||Forward Collision Warning||Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® Compatibility|
|Available AWD||Lane Departure Warning and Collision Mitigation Braking System™||HD Radio™ and SMS Text Message Function|
Five or six years ago, most of the features found on the 2021 Honda CR-V EX would have been considered premium features, or simply unheard of. Now, the CR-V EX is simply a middle trim that shows only some of the potential of this Honda crossover. Shoppers looking for more features can explore the 2021 Honda CR-V EX-L or maximize the comfort options with the 2021 Honda CR-V Touring.
The EX should be an ideal fit for many small families or couples and single drivers that find the cargo space of a compact sedan doesn’t cut it. Explore some of the other features on the EX in the list below.