The demand for hybrid-powered models has been increasing and that could be the reason why Toyota has decided to offer the Toyota RAV4 with a hybrid engine option. It has been reported that the arrival of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has helped increase the RAV4 sales by 10%.
With that kind of numbers, you would think that Honda will be rushing to get the Honda CR-V hybrid model ready but it does not look like we will be getting one anytime soon.
There were speculations that the 2017 Honda CR-V would get the hybrid engine last year but that did not happen. It is now believed that Honda will be waiting for the new 2018 Honda CR-V to arrive before they start offering the new hybrid engine option.
It is also believed that the 2018 Honda CR-V will be coming in with a new design based on the Civic