One of America’s favorite vehicles, the Honda CR-V has been a sales leader for years because it provides a pleasant driving experience and an extra-roomy interior at reasonable prices. The current generation of this compact crossover blew us away when it debuted in 2017, thanks to its advanced safety features, fancy-looking interior, and standout fuel efficiency.
But the competition isn’t standing still. Key competitors like the Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, and Chevrolet Equinox have all been overhauled since 2017. So Honda has just upgraded the CR-V with more features, revised styling, and its first-ever hybrid powertrain option. We just spent a week in the updated 2020 Honda CR-V to see how it’s holding up in the cutthroat compact crossover segment. Read on to find what we learned.