While the 10th generation Honda Civic was presented earlier this month at the 2016 Paris motor show, in the hatchback production version, Honda North America was unveiling on the other side of the Atlantic, the also all-new, 5th generation Honda CR-V compact SUV in Detroit, Michigan.
The connection is not only in timing. Both share the all-new modular platform, along with the next generation (10th) Honda Accord mid-size sedan.
Besides, the new CR-V's reveal couldn't have a better venue. Total sales of the first four CR-V generations made it the top-selling SUV in America over the past 20 years, with about 4 million units since 1997.
More than sharing structures, modulable dimensions, engines, transmissions, running gears, glass and wiring, today's common platforms cover particularly high-value technological communication systems between the car components, with driver and passengers, with the car's environment (road signs and markings, other vehicles... ) and the outside world (navigation, assistance, compatibility with third party devices).
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