One of the biggest rivals to the Honda CR-V is the Toyota RAV 4. Honda has closed the gap between the vehicle but they cannot manage to close the gap for the sales.
Some people believe that prospective owners are waiting for Honda to launch a new version. Others think they are behind as they don’t offer up a hybrid. The Toyota RAV4 hybrid has done wonders for the sales of Toyota as they rose by 10%.
It doesn’t look as though Honda is going to offer up a hybrid 2017 Honda CR-V, however there are rumors that it might happen in 2018.
It has also been said that we could see a new 2018 version and it might have the design of the Honda Civic.