2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Tech & Mechanical Features

May 19th, 2020 by

Now that the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid is officially available right here at Hilton Head Honda, we wanted to circle back and take another close look at everything the vehicle has to offer. We’ve already covered things like capabilities and fuel economy, so we won’t go over those again, but we did want to highlight some of the great tech found in the CR-V Hybrid as well as the mechanical features that set it apart from its gas-only sibling.

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What is the Hybrid Power Flow Monitor?
This monitor is integrated into the Driver Information Interface or the display audio screen. It allows you to keep an eye on the hybrid powertrain, more specifically to see whether the engine or electric motor – or both, for that matter – are supplying power or recharging the high-voltage battery in the CR-V Hybrid.

Does the Honda CR-V Hybrid offer selectable drive modes?
The Honda CR-V Hybrid puts control in your hands by allowing you to turn on one of three different selectable drive modes. The first is ECON, which will adjust certain settings in an effort to improve fuel efficiency. The second is Sport mode, which will instead improve the performance of the engine. Finally, EV mode will temporarily allow you to operate your CR-V Hybrid completely on the electric motor, though this requires certain conditions to be met.

How does regenerative breaking work?
Finally, the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid offers regenerative braking technology. This feature includes deceleration selectors mounted to the vehicle’s steering wheel, which allows you to either increase or decrease the effect of regenerative braking. The technology allows the vehicle to charge the high-voltage battery on the go, supplying power each time you release the acceleration pedal.

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Interior Cabin Dashboard Driver Information Interface Power Flow Monitor
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Interior Cabin Selectable Drive Modes
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Interior Cabin Dashboard Steering Wheel Deceleration Selectors
If you think you might be interested in a 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid of your own, be sure to check out our inventory here on the website. Don’t hesitate to give us a call with any questions that you might have.

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