Honda CR-V 2009 Compact SUV Specs

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Honda CR-V is a compact crossover SUV available in two-wheel drive (2WD) and all wheel drive (AWD) models. Honda CR-V 2009 American specification comes in LX, EX, and EX-L models.
2009 Honda CR-V engines are unchanged from 2008 models. Honda CR-V still offers a 2.4 litre 16 valve DOHC i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine capable of delivering up to 166hp at 5800rpm. Honda CR-V comes with 5-speed automatic transmission system. CR-V may also be available with 2.0 litre petrol or 2.2-litre diesel engine. 6-speed manual transmission may also be available in some countries.

Honda CR-V 2009 offers a 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution EBD and Brake Assist BA for smooth driving and safer braking. Honda CR-V has Vehicle Stability Assist VSA with traction control. CR-V Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems TPMS continuously monitors tyre pressure on all tyres and alert driver before tyre pressure reduces significantly.

Honda CR-V offers advanced safety airbags like Dual Stage, Dual-Threshold SRS front airbags, Side Curtain airbags with rollover sensor, and Dual-Chamber front side airbags with Passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System OPDS in all models.

3-point seat belts with Automatic Tensioning System for all seating positions, Adjustable Seat belt anchors, and Seat Belt Reminder for front seats are standard in Honda CR-V. Other safety features standard in all Honda CR-V models include side impact door beams, immobilizer theft-deterrent system, child latch and anchor, childproof rear door locks.

For driving comfort and convenience, Honda CR-V LX and EX is fitted with an Air conditioning and filtration system. Honda CR-V EX-L offers a Dual-Zone Automatic Climate control system instead. Honda CR-V offers AM/FM/CD audio system with 4-speakers in LX trims. Honda CR-V EX models add a 6-CD changer with 6-speakers, while EX-L models offer an audio system with 7-speakers and a subwoofer.

Honda CR-V has power windows, cruise control, rear window defogger, power door locks, remote entry system, and speed sensitive volume control. Variable intermittent windshield wipers are available in EX and EX-L trims. Honda CR-V EX and EX-L offers one touch power moonroof with tilt, rear privacy glass, steering wheel mounted audio controls, and outside temperature indicator.

Honda CR-V EX-L, which is a luxury model, offers leather wrapped steering wheel, leather trimmed seats, front heated seats, and XM satellite radio.

Honda CR-V has excellent fuel economy with EPA mileage estimates of about 20 miles per gallon mpg city and 27mpg highway for 2WD models and about 20mpg city and 26mpg highway for 4WD models.

Honda CR-V 2009 Specs:

  • Digital Odometer and digital trip meters
  • Maintenance Minder System
  • Miles to empty indicator
  • Electronic Remote Trunk Release with Lock
  • MP3/WMA playback
  • Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Seating capacity: 5
  • 17-inch wheels
  • 17-inch alloy wheels (Honda CR-V EX, EX-L)
  • Multi-reflector Halogen headlamps
  • Impact Absorbing body
  • Head restraints
  • Power tailgate locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering ACE Body
  • Security System (Honda CR-V EX, EX-L)
  • Driver and Front Passenger Active Head Restraint
  • Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
  • mp3/Auxillary input jack
  • Variable speed intermittent windshield wiper (EX, EX-L)
  • Active Noise Cancellation ANC
  • Direct Ignition System with Immobiliser
  • Fuel tank capacity: 58 litres
  • Towing capacity: 680.4kg
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition and rear view camera (Available as an option for Honda CR-V EX-L)

This overview is based on 2009-year model of Honda CR-V American specification. For more information on Honda, visit worldwide Honda website at

Stallion motors and Globe motors are authorised auto dealers for Honda CR-V and other Honda vehicle brands in Nigeria. Honda models bought from accredited Honda dealers in Nigeria come with three-year warranty and three free services.

Honda CR-V Auto financing is available from FirstBank plc (Stallion motors) and Union Bank (Globe Motors). Honda CR-V auto finance involves paying 10% down payment and off setting the balance over a 60 months or 48 months period. Contact your bank for Honda auto financing options.

Visit our Honda Authorised distributor page for a list of Honda dealers locations (address and/or phone number) in Nigeria.

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Honda CR-V 2009 Compact SUV Specs was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: April 15th, 2016
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