How To Fill An Empty Space - 2012 Honda CR-V Long-Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V Long Term Road Test

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2012 Honda CR-V: How To Fill An Empty Space

August 27, 2012

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The CR-V has a nifty center console, but owners of the previous-generation model know that this wasn't always the case. In last year's CR-V, the space currently occupied by the center console was an open area that could be used to stow large bags and whatnot.

I like the center console from an aesthetic standpoint, since it makes the cabin look more like an SUV's and less like a ladies' purse repository. And the console's bin is plenty big enough to store everything from gym bags to wine bottles, so no utility is lost. The only drawback is that the console makes the cockpit look and feel a bit less airy and spacious than that of the outgoing model.

Any owners of the previous-generation CR-V out there? Are you sad to see that open space go?

Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor

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