AWD

Honda SUVs offer class leading space, features and technology. Explore our range of new AWD SUVs which intelligently offer real time 4WD performance when you need it. 

Under normal driving conditions, when you don't need 4WD, an AWD will operate as a 2WD giving you greater fuel economy. Both the compact HR-V range and the larger CR-V range offer AWD models.

All Honda 4WD vehicles are backed by Honda's Price Promise and come with a 5 Year transferrable Warranty with unlimited kilometres, and  24 hour Roadside Assistance. 

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Every new Honda comes with a transferable 5 Year Warranty, with unlimited kilometres. You'll also enjoy 5 Year Roadside Assistance, 24 hours a day, no matter where you travel in New Zealand. 

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If you want a quick comparison between the various AWD models: HR-V or CR-V or a full comparison of specs, this is a useful tool to use.

You can even compare the AWD models with any of the other new Honda vehicles in our range.

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Frequently asked questions

Which HR-V and CR-V models offer AWD?

The HR-V AWD is the only 4WD vehicle in the range and there are two AWD CR-Vs - the CR-V AWD Sensing and CR-V AWD Sport Sensing.

What's the difference between AWD and 4WD?

Some vehicles (build for tough off-road conditions) offer permanent 4WD which means just that your vehicle will always be powering 4 wheels at all time, which means it will also be less economical to run.  The driver usually has a choice between 4-High ( for everyday use) and 4-low ( for towing or difficult terrain) and there is rarely a 2WD option.

The addition of Honda's Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System means that no matter what the conditions, your CR-V AWD transfers power to where it's needed to help you stay on the road and in control. So you could be in 4WD or 2WD mode depending on the road and conditions.

Can the HR-V and the CR-V tow?

The HR-V can tow a small trailer or boat (up to 800kg braking weight). However one needs to be aware of a few limits. The unbraked limit (weight of trailer plus load is 500kg max) and the braked towing capacity is between 500 and 800kg. The unbraked limit is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system and has to make use of the car's brakes. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system. 

The CR-V has a braked towing capacity of 1500kgs (1000kg for the 2WD Limted 7 and 2WD Sport 7). What's more, all CR-Vs are equipped with Trailer Stability Assist which is additional safety technology to give the driver peace of mind. Trailer Stability Assist corrects any dangerous trailer swing before it gets out of control. The system also automatically warns drivers behind the vehicle by flashing a brake light on both the car and the trailer.