Compare 2023 vs 2022 Honda CR-V

2023 Honda CR-V vs 2022 Honda CR-V
2023 Honda CR-V 2022 Honda CR-V


1.5L Turbo I-4 (EX & EX-L) or 2.0L Hybrid I-4 (Sport & Sport Touring) 1.5L Turbo I-4 (all trims) or 2.0L Hybrid I-4 (Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L & Hybrid Touring)


190 hp (204 hp on Sport & Sport Touring) 190 hp (212 hp on Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L & Hybrid Touring)

  MPG (City/Highway)

TBD/TBD * 28/34 *

  Max Cargo Space

76.5 cu. ft. ** 75.8 cu. ft. **

  Rear Legroom

41.0 in. 40.4 in.

  Standard Infotainment Display

7-Inch Color Touchscreen with Volume and Tuning Knobs 5-Inch Color LCD Screen

  Apple CarPlay &   Android Auto

Standard on all trims Standard on CR-V Special Edition & above

2023 Honda CR-V vs 2022 Honda CR-V

Serving Brighton, MI

Over the last few decades, many crossover SUV shoppers have been drawn to the engaging style and brilliant capabilities of the Honda CR-V. This exciting option may have your full attention today as you prepare for your next SUV purchase. In 2023, the CR-V debuts its sixth generation and ushers in exciting changes from front to rear. You can find several similarities between the 2022 and 2023 CR-Vs, but there are many improvements to the 2023 version that you will undoubtedly love. Before making your final selection, what should you know about the 2022 and 2023 CR-V?


In 2022, all trims will receive 190 horsepower from a four-cylinder, 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. This powertrain system includes a continuously variable auto transmission. In 2023, this powertrain is available in select trims. Other trims are offered with a new hybrid powertrain. The new option incorporates two electric motors with a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder gas engine. If you drive the hybrid CR-V, you can enjoy a torque rating of 247 pounds-feet and up to 207 horsepower. In addition, Intelligent Control has been added to the all-wheel drive drivetrain, and hill descent control and a Snow drive mode are available.


The 2022 CR-V is easy on the eyes with gracious curvature from front to rear, and the CR-V’s exterior design gets a bold refresh for the 2023 model year. Notably, the 2023 CR-V’s beltline drops substantially, and the model is wider. In addition, the nose is elongated and boasts a new look. The grille is larger with a new mesh design. The front bumper has been completely modernized with metallic accents. The 2023 CR-V also shows off LED-enriched, reshaped headlights.


Explore its safety features; you will also find impressive improvements to the 2023 CR-V. While the 2022 CR-V has Honda Sensing® safety technologies, the 2023 version builds on these established features. Its new safety features include:

  • Rear side-impact airbags
  • Knee airbags
  • Next-gen front airbags
  • Low-speed auto braking
  • Traffic jam assist
  • A wide-angle camera with radar and traffic sign recognition

There is also a great selection of shared features in the cabins of these two model years. Those items include a digital instrumentation screen, Android Auto, a 9-inch central infotainment system screen, Apple CarPlay, wireless device charging, a Bose advanced audio system, USB ports, and a navigation system.

You can see that the Honda CR-V has what it takes to impress you, but which model year and trim level will you select? To continue exploring the possibilities through a showroom tour, reach out to a sales specialist at Serra Honda Brighton for assistance with your CR-V research.

* 2023 Honda CR-V: EPA estimates not yet available.

* 2022 Honda CR-V: 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

** Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus, where applicable, floor space between seating rows and seats in their forward-most and upright position.