General Leather seat options - new CR-V

Discussion in '4th Generation (2013-2017)' started by FirstHonda, Friday 15th Apr, 2016.

  1. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    I've just noticed that Honda now offers 5 different colours of leather as options on the new CR-V, along with the option to choose either perforated or non-perforated (as in the new Black Edition).

    That's good news IMHO - as the current limitations look a bit stingy compared to the German brands.

    The Honda site won't allow me to post the link, but if you go to 'New Cars' / CR-V / Accessories then you'll find the pictures. It indicates that it may only be available on S and SE grade cars unless I'm reading it wrong. Surely not?!

    Midnight Black, Mokka Brown, Bordeaux Red, Stone Grey & Sand Beige.

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  2. TheDarkKnight Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Hideous colours and even more hideous stitching. can't see many S/SE buying customers wanting to upgrade to that.

    Awful, awful. Standard black perforated leathers on the EX is fine. Those images on the Honda site are ghastly - I'd feel very sorry for anyone who bought those without seeing them in the flesh first. Having choice is nice, but then to have those is something else....
     
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  3. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    :begdiffer: (There's another one used and off the list!)

    These look the same as the leather on the new Black Edition. I much prefer the quality and the padded panels / stitching on these, but it's all about personal preference.

    The main reason I specifically avoided leather on my CR-V was dislike of the perforated leather on my Accord and the CR-V. The centre panels are quite thin, and to my eye, the quality unconvincing - creasing far too easily and deeply. The maintenance for me to keep them in the condition I like was too much of a hassle for an everyday car.

    The extra colours - whether everybody likes them or not - can only be a good thing. Pity they don't offer them across the range from new, but hopefully that will come.
     
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  4. TheDarkKnight Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Obviously I am in no position to question your experience with the said seats, but I personally have never had any creasing issues on the centre panel(s) at all.

    don't get me wrong - I'm all for colour choices on the interior seating, but I think that the piping/stitching is way OTT to the point it looks horrible. Of course, only my perspective and it won't be valid for all :Niceone:
     
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  5. legend-ary Moderator Staff Team

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    one man's rubbish is another man's gold so what looks OTT/horrible might be exactly what someone wants.. if everyone wanted the same thing there would be no colours or trims or wheel designs so I think it is a good start that Honda is offering more options. Surprisingly I can't see the configuration images and it is all blank so will wait to see how bad are the images..
     
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  6. TheDarkKnight Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Very much agree with you @legend-ary - the stitching etc though could have been a bit more conservative. The colour choices though have been a long time coming, so its good that Honda offer a little bit of variety.

    Will be interesting to see them in the flesh and also whether they extend to the SR/EX variants.
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Just added the PDF to the first thread.
     
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  8. Bomber209 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi, I have the Beige leather on my EX and it looks good. The side panels look a bit creased but not the centre (weight issue??).
    The new config is maybe only offered on the S & SE because the leather is no good with seat heating.
     
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  9. FR-V Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

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    I was presuming these are only available as a new car option, but as they are in the accessory department could they be fitted to older Gen4s like mine?

    Pete C.
     
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  10. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Good to see they have finally recognised that we need more leather options, but I'm not sure about the colours/style.

    I'll need to see the real thing before I can say if I like them or not. :Unknown:
     
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  11. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    I imagine they are available to fit at the factory only, but worth asking the question if you're interested...
     
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