The Honda CR-V has been named 2017 AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year, joining the Ford Focus RS and Ford F-150 Raptor to round out the outlet’s top choices for 2017.
Choosing a Utility Vehicle
of the Year winner is consistently challenging and this year was no different, with plenty of strong contenders to choose from. The CR-V was pitted against the Kia Sportage
, Jaguar F-Pace
, GMC Acadia
and Audi Q7
in the fight for AutoGuide
.com’s Utility of the Year honors, making this year’s competition no walk — or drive — in the park. But after the dust settled it was the CR-V that impressed the most during evaluations, with its combination of interior space and in-demand features providing plenty of reasons to like it.
CR-V was a pioneer of the crossover movement, and it’s only gotten better with time,' said AutoGuide.com Group Editorial Director Jonathan Yarkony
. 'While the competition has become fierce, especially in the compact crossover segment, the CR-V stays ahead of the pack with its blend of practicality, value and ease of use, which earn it this year’s 2017 AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year award.'