2020 Honda CR-V

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In bizarre occasions, information and evaluations on the perennially well-liked, straight-down-the-middle, family-hauling individuals pleaser, the Honda CR-V, would deliver automotive buyers out of the woodwork to plan their subsequent buy — and with its first-ever hybrid variant debuting for the brand new mannequin yr, the 2020 CR-V ought to’ve been no exception. However these aren’t bizarre occasions, are they?

Associated: Extra Coronavirus Protection

In only a few quick weeks, Individuals went from dismissive memes evaluating the COVID-19 coronavirus menace to all the seemingly ginned up ailments of the previous decade like SARS and swine flu that by no means actually appeared to stay as much as their concern issue — to large cities like New York, Los Angeles and Chicago wanting just like the Instances Sq. scene from “Vanilla Sky” as whole states declare shelter-in-place/stay-at-home orders.

The automotive trade could really feel far faraway from all this in contrast with eating places and retail shops, however automakers and dealerships are out of the blue wrestling with questions starting from which elements of their operations are thought-about “important” and thus allowed to stay open throughout mandated shutdowns, to how one can facilitate on-line buying, gross sales, and even check drives and automotive deliveries, for patrons who could have a really clear and current must personal a automotive now.

Our specialists and editors have been doing our literal damndest to think about the questions automotive buyers are at the moment asking into the web ether: Can I purchase a automotive through the coronavirus pandemic? Ought to I? Are there vehicles with significantly good offers I must be contemplating below the circumstances? If I do purchase a automobile, will I be capable to get it registered with my state? If my lease is operating out through the shutdown, what’s going to I do?

2020 Honda CR-V

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Naturally, coronavirus protection has dominated our headlines these days and — naturally — it’s likewise dominating our weekly checklist of hottest articles. With the exceptions of our professional overview of the aforementioned 2020 Honda CR-V at No. 7, and our recommendation piece on the very best offers in March on three-row SUVs, one spot above it at No. 6, all the remaining are from our exhaustive protection of the coronavirus pandemic and its affect on each sector of the automotive trade, from producers to sellers to you.

We hope you’ll discover helpful data on your car-shopping journey that makes issues just a bit simpler for you throughout these unsure occasions. Listed below are the highest 10 information tales Automobiles.com readers couldn’t get sufficient of previously week:

1. Ought to I Purchase a Automobile Throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic?

2. Coronavirus Automobile Offers: Finest Automobiles to Zero in on for GM’s zero% Financing Provide

Three. Can I Purchase a Automobile Beneath a Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place Order or Enterprise Closures?

four. Coronavirus and Automobiles: Can I Get My Automobile Mounted Beneath a Shelter-in-Place Order?

5. Can I Go to the DMV or Get an Emissions Check Beneath a Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place Order or Enterprise Closures?

6. What’s the Finest Deal on a Three-Row SUV in March 2020

7. 2020 Honda CR-V Overview: A Little Higher, a Lot Extra Hybrid

eight. Finest Low-cost New and Used Automobiles for Using Out the Coronavirus Pandemic

9. Social Distancing? You Can Nonetheless Purchase a Automobile On-line From Your Sofa and Have It Delivered

10. Coronavirus Automobile-Shopping for Professional Tip: Use Dwelling Automobile Supply

2020 Honda CR-V

Automobiles.com photograph by Christian Lantry

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