The British-built Honda CR-V has been honoured with the title, “4x4 OF THE YEAR” by Total 4x4 magazine.
The CR-V was up against very respected rivals in the “Medium SUV” segment which it won, making it eligible for the overall 'best of the best' title. Total 4X4 Magazine's comprehensive testing process including testing interior quality, comfort and practicality to repeated drives on a set road route by different judges.
The publication's editor Alan Kidd commented, “Seldom has a new 4X4 put such a big tick in so many boxes. It takes an awful lot to impress us these days. The new CR-V didn't just impress us – it made our jaws drop.”
What particularly impressed judges were the quality of the interior as well as the flexibility of the cabin space.
The 2013 Honda CR-V will be launched in Malaysia later this year.