The 2012 Honda CR-V for sale gets a full redesign, making this best-selling compact SUV even more competitive. This fourth-generation 2012 CR-V has high safety ratings, a roomy interior with a good number of standard tech features, and generous cargo space. The Honda's five-passenger hauler continues to offer some of the best fuel economies estimates in the compact SUV class, with ample interior room for its size, and carlike handling. As before, the redesigned 2012 CR-V is available for sale in three trim levels: LX, EX, and EX-L, all powered by a decent 4-cylinder engine with a choice of standard front-drive or optional all-wheel-drive (AWD) configurations.
2012 Honda CR-V For Sale
The 2012 Honda CR-V starts at an MSRP of $22,945 for the base LX which comes with a decent number of standard features including keyless entry, cloth seats, Bluetooth, a USB port, and more. The used 2012 Honda CR-V's prices range from about $11,900 to roughly $18,300. The $24,595 EX trim adds a six-speaker audio system and a moonroof. However, the $27,245 EX-L trim has the most features and leads the resale value index thus is the best choice for many buyers.
2012 Honda CR-V Buying Advice
The redesigned 2012 Honda CR-V marks the start of the fourth-gen model, with pricing near to 2011 levels. The 2013 model, and 2014 model years received no major changes. However, for the 2015 model year, Honda replaced the CR-V's five-speed automatic with a more efficient continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT), saving almost $200 in annual fuel costs over previous models. Sticking with a 2012 model is a good choice, considering its lower pricing. The used compact SUV shoppers on average pay around $15,000 for the 2012 CR-V, with list prices ranging from $11,900 to roughly $18,300, depending on the trim, condition, mileage, features, and location.