Sadly, thats what also put me off. And the fact that it didnt have the 19"wheels either.No spare tire is almost a deal killer for me. I had a flat in the middle of nowhere a couple of months ago and was glad I had a spare. What are your thoughts about the unit that comes with the hybrid?
For almost one week, I am also the owner of a 2020 CR-V Touring Hybrid with no spare tire. Within the last 15 years, any tire issues for me would have been fixed with the inflator to be able to proceed to a tire repair shop. So, this was not an important issue for me on the Honda purchase. My only problem has been the stay at home request that does limit ones use of the new car. So far, I am getting around 43 MPG doing mostly city driving on the few ventures out of the house.I have a 2020 CRV Touring. It came equipped with 235/55/R19 wheels. I am also a bit concerned about having no spare tire. I have had 1 flat in the past 15 years, so perhaps the inflator will be sufficient.
That is probably true for a lot of dealers. Thing is.. as soon as they get their allocation list, they have the VIN numbers and can pre-sell them if they choose to as long as that is allowed by your state.All of my local dealer have Hybrids "in transit" with none on the lot.
Thank you for the explanation , I agree with the Honda choice, but the “spins of the engine” it’s much more then a “little higher”!It's also for consistent brake response!
That is, you'd get a different brake response if regenerative braking is suddenly deactivated when the battery is full.
As explained by Naritomo Higuchi, the chief engineer for hybrid powertrain systems for Honda in Japan:
"...even if the hybrid battery becomes full on a long downhill grade, Honda has found a way to preserve the same level of regenerative braking—by sending electricity from the traction motor over to the starter/generator, which spins the engine a little higher just to use that energy."
Americans will get more hybrids from Honda in the coming year, so we asked a key executive how they work and how we'll see them evolve for Honda.www.greencarreports.com
For us silly Americans, this is 39.2 mpg and 35.6 mpg, respectively. It is a 10% error, quite large. It's unusual also in that most Honda owners here report that the computer errs on the other side.I’ve recorded the real consumption at the pump, in my first 1000km the onboard computer sign 6L/100KM, the real is 6,6L/100KM.