Honda SUV & CUV Overview


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The 2018 Honda HR-V, CR-V, and Pilot offer tough powertrains and the gumption to serve both as an everyday means of transportation for you and your family, as well as your ticket to the great outdoors. Whether you’re traveling through Kamuela or Waoimea, you’ll enjoy the following throughout your journey:

  • Room for 5 to 8 passengers
  • Comfort features galore
  • Exciting infotainment systems
  • Excellent safety ratings

Keep reading to see what else sets these Honda SUVs and Crossovers apart from the competition!

Fuel-Friendly Power

Regardless of the Honda SUV or CUV you select, you’ll enjoy an exciting combination of power and fuel-efficiency. Under the hood of the 2018 HR-V, you’ll find a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that produces a practical 141 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 CR-V performance is made possible by a 2.5L 4-cylinder that produces 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque as standard, or up to 190 hp with the available turbo engine. Equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine, the 2018 Pilot offers the highest level of power, amounting to 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Properly equipped, the CR-V can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while the Pilot manages as much as 5,000 pounds.

As is expected of Honda vehicles, the 2018 HR-V, CR-V, and Pilot offer nothing less than spectacular fuel economy ratings:

  • 2018 HR-V LX with 2WD and CVT: 28 mpg city/34 mpg highway*
  • 2018 CR-V LX with 2WD and CVT: 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway*
  • 2018 Pilot LX with 2WD and 6-speed Automatic: 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway*
2018 Honda CR-V Performance


2018 Honda HR-V Handling

Adaptable Handling Technology

Thanks to a network of hard-working handling features, the Honda SUVs and CUVs promise endurance and flexibility. The standard drivetrain for these utility vehicles is front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available if you’re in need of extra oomph and traction control. You’ll also get the following:

  • Independent front suspension with coil springs and shock absorbers helps you tackle road irregularities with ease.
  • For enhanced stability in a variety of conditions, stabilizer bars also come standard on the Honda SUV and CUV lineup.
  • On steep grades, Hill Start Assist works to prevent rollback, and allows you to traverse uneven terrain in confidence.

Creature Comforts

Packed with all the must-have conveniences Kamuela drivers appreciate, the 2018 Honda SUVs and Crossovers add enjoyment to every journey. Air conditioning, power windows and locks, and map lights enhance cabin comfort, while the multi-functional steering wheel lets you adjust audio and cruise control settings with the push of a button. The following features are either standard or optional for the SUV and CUV lineup:

  • Rearview camera
  • Front power outlets
  • Adjustable steering column
  • Cargo-area light
  • Console and door pocket storage
  • Keyless entry
  • Power-folding side mirrors
  • 60/40 split-folding rear seats
  • Cargo-area tie-downs
  • Available automatic headlights
  • Available rear tinted glass
  • Available Apple CarPlay and Android Audio
2018 Honda Pilot Interior


2018 Honda CR-V Infotainment

Advanced Infotainment Systems

In addition to ample space and comfort, the Honda SUVs and CUVs include an assortment of features to keep you informed and entertained. The interiors of the CR-V and HR-V feature a 160-watt, 4-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system, while the Pilot boosts sound quality with a 200-watt, 7-speaker sound system. Speed-sensitive volume control lets you enjoy your favorite tunes on busy roadways. Situated inside the cockpit of the HR-V, CR-V, and Pilot is a 5-inch color display screen (a 7-inch screen is optional with the CR-V and HR-V, while the Pilot offers an 8-inch version), which lets you access the following systems on demand:

  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and Streaming Audio
  • MP3/Windows Media audio playback capability
  • Pandora compatibility
  • USB Audio Interface
  • SMS Text Message Function
  • Optional SiriusXM Radio
  • Optional Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System

Dependable Honda Safety

The 2018 Honda SUVs and Crossovers feature Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) Body Structure, which redirects crash energy away from the cabin during a collision. In fact, the 2018 HR-V, CR-V, and Pilot earned five-star overall safety ratings from the NHTSA[1], reaffirming the effectiveness of ACE. Interior safety features, such as SmartVent airbags, 3-point seatbelts, LATCH, and child-proof rear door locks, are included for greater protection. You’ll also have the support of several active safety features, including Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, Electronic Brake Distribution, and Brake Assist.

The CR-V and Pilot SUVs’ upper trim levels have Honda Sensing, which integrates the following:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
2018 Honda Pilot Safety

Honda SUVs & CUVs vs. Competition

Curious how the Honda SUVs and CUVs perform against out-of-brand competition? We’ve already done the research for you! Check out the following comparisons to learn more about the many strengths of the HR-V, CR-V, and Pilot:

The 2018 Honda SUVs & CUVs

2018 Honda HR-V Crossover

Starting at $19,670** MSRP

2018 Honda HR-V
  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    1.8L I4 engine
  • Max. Cargo Space
    58 cubic feet

2018 Honda CR-V SUV

Starting at $24,250** MSRP

2018 Honda CR-V
  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    2.4L I4 engine
  • Max. Cargo Space
    75.8 cubic feet

2018 Honda Pilot SUV

Starting at $30,900** MSRP

2018 Honda Pilot
  • Horsepower
  • Engine
    3.5L V6 engine
  • Max. Cargo Space
    83.9 cubic feet

Big Island Honda is Your Honda Expert in Hilo & Kailua-Kona!

Be it fuel-friendly performance, a cozy interior, or reassuring safety systems, the 2018 Honda SUVs and CUVs hit all the marks. To see the 2018 HR-V, CR-V, or Pilot in action, schedule a test drive at Big Island Honda in Hilo or Kailua-Kona. Before you schedule, compare Honda SUVs and CUVs to Toyota’s! We offer a spectacular new vehicle lineup and Honda Certified auto service to drivers on either side of the Big Island!

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.

[1] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

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124 Wiwoole Street Hilo, HI



Phone: (808) 930-2500

124 Wiwoole Street Hilo, HI


Phone: (808) 930-2500

124 Wiwoole Street Hilo, HI


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124 Wiwoole Street Hilo, HI


Phone: (808) 930-2514

124 Wiwoole Street Hilo, HI
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