Crown

Board: Other Sports Cars Language: English Region: Worldwide Share/Save/Bookmark Close

Forum - Thread


    Re: My new Honda CR-V

    Quote:
    Dr. Phil said:
    I just read a CR-V profile brochure.
    The 2.2 diesel is claimed to be very silent, smooth and powerful.
    A whole new kind of diesel, "you wont notice its a Diesel" they claim.
    That is BS. The engine on my CRV is ticking like crazy and only a deaf person would not identify this as a Diesel engine.

    The smoothness is also so-so.
    When u push the speeder, nothing much happens before it hits 2500 rpm or so. Then you get a good shove into the next decade. Until the torque drops again and you repeat the procedure in the next gear.
    When u get used to shifting at the right time it's a smooth ride - otherwise it's not.




    Congrats Lasse Looks good in black - the front appears a bit Darth Vader-ish on the pics IMO (though should suit the manly Doc very well ), the side view is very nice and the interior appears clean and un-gimmicky

    As for the engine: as you mentioned that you didn't testdrive the car before - do you have "Diesel experience" with other brands I'm asking because IMO there are significant differences in "smoothness" of modern Diesel engines. I've no Honda experience but I think they're using Common Rail technology which normally provides a comparable smooth engine behaviour (not like the old VW/AUDI TDI engines). But even with a Common Rail engine the rpm range with usable torque is rather narrow, so you have to switch gears often to keep the momentum. Hence a lot of Diesel drivers prefer an auto tranny (not me though - it's kind of fun flipping through the gearbox of my daily beater BMW Diesel). As for the ticking sound: unfortunately even the modern Diesels still have it But if the sound damping is OK you should hear it only as long as the engine is cold (in my car it goes away after a couple of minutes - though pedestrians would still hear it ).
    It's good to drive a "normal car" as a daily driver - makes you appreciate the Porsche experience even more
    Took my Boxey today for the first spirited drive with the top down since quite some weeks - pure love

    Re: My new Honda CR-V

    Quote:
    Porsche-Jeck said:
    As for the engine: as you mentioned that you didn't testdrive the car before - do you have "Diesel experience" with other brands



    Good point porsche-jeck - yes, you can tell that the Honda engine is a diesel, but it makes the current VW diesels sound like a bucket of rusty bolts in comparison - even the latest Passat is terrible. The Honda engine is probably on a par and maybe even slightly better than the comparable BMW 4 cylinder diesel. Remarkable considering that unlike almost all other diesels the Honda has an aluminium block which doesn't isolate sound as well as the more common (in diesels) cast iron does.

    Re: My new Honda CR-V

    Quote:
    dreamcar said:
    Quote:
    Porsche-Jeck said:
    As for the engine: as you mentioned that you didn't testdrive the car before - do you have "Diesel experience" with other brands



    Good point porsche-jeck - yes, you can tell that the Honda engine is a diesel, but it makes the current VW diesels sound like a bucket of rusty bolts in comparison - even the latest Passat is terrible. The Honda engine is probably on a par and maybe even slightly better than the comparable BMW 4 cylinder diesel. Remarkable considering that unlike almost all other diesels the Honda has an aluminium block which doesn't isolate sound as well as the more common (in diesels) cast iron does.



    I actually really liked the Fiat/Opel Multijet engine (150 bhp). Quiet and responsive. The VW diesel sounds like somebody taking a sledgehammer on some dentistry .

     
    Edit

    Forum

    Board Subject Last post Rating Views Replies
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017) 11/15/18 10:20 AM
    TB993tt
    402331 5188
    Porsche Sticky SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA 11/15/18 11:53 AM
    RCA
    319961 1957
    Porsche Sticky 992 (Next 911 generation 2019/2020) 11/16/18 3:32 PM
    RCA
    267294 2955
    Porsche Sticky The moment I've been waiting for... 11/7/18 2:43 PM
    Pilot
     
     
     
     
     
    211061 1077
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017) 11/15/18 6:23 PM
    BONES
    190181 2674
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018) 11/16/18 1:36 PM
    RCA
    121022 2399
    AMG Sticky Mercedes E63 S AMG (2018) - Short Review (updated on a regular basis) 11/15/18 12:15 PM
    RCA
    31971 316
    Porsche Sticky Paint protection film 9/25/18 6:14 PM
    throt
    13955 121
    Porsche Sticky Child seats in a 991 6/18/18 8:51 PM
    Monkey
    13263 31
    Porsche 991 GT3 RS 1/9/18 1:43 PM
    Kimi
    522403 5816
    Porsche OFFICIAL: 991 Turbo and Turbo S 4/3/18 9:15 AM
    KresoF1
    483159 4254
    Porsche OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016) 9/13/18 10:12 AM
    RCA
    278433 2589
    Porsche Cayman GT4 11/16/18 11:30 AM
    RCA
    263338 2611
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Turbo and Turbo S 1/23/18 12:27 AM
    RCA
    191417 1074
    Ferrari 488 GTB/GTS 11/16/18 9:49 AM
    koko
    189176 1736
    McLaren McLaren on a winning streak 10/29/18 5:13 PM
    reginos
    178472 3212
    Porsche Boxster Spyder (981) 8/31/18 10:25 AM
    WAY
    142637 757
    Others Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016 model) - Review (updated Feb 13th 2017) 11/1/18 6:13 PM
    Boxster Coupe GTS
    141585 2234
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New Panamera (2016) 1/6/18 10:41 PM
    Wonderbar
    128153 1284
    Ferrari Ferrari F12 Berlinetta / 599 GTO Successor 5/22/18 9:16 PM
    RCA
    111569 789
    Others VW caught cheating emissions tests 5/3/18 7:52 PM
    CGX car nut
    106440 871
    Porsche Porsche Mission E - the future of Porsche? 11/6/18 12:58 PM
    RCA
    83962 1119
    Porsche Donor vehicle for Singer Vehicle Design 10/13/18 9:50 PM
    RCA
    66536 672
    Porsche UPDATES: 2018 Porsche Cayenne 2/6/18 2:13 PM
    RCA
    57145 423
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Carrera GTS models 11/3/18 11:09 AM
    bluelines
    46594 477
    Others Tesla Roadster 11/14/18 12:48 PM
    lukestern
    43004 1395
    Others Tesla Model X Thread Closed 2/23/18 3:41 PM
    RCA
    42799 1122
    AMG AMG GT R 1/26/18 7:19 AM
    GoHardGT3RS
    41229 597
    Lambo Aventador and SV 11/16/18 1:31 PM
    RCA
    38999 470
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Turbo S Exclusive Series (2017) 11/14/18 11:25 AM
    RCA
    38985 637
    289 items found, displaying 1 to 30.