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I've been eyeballing Meterorite Gray but there's a Canyon River Blue Touring Hybrid that may be available. Anybody have this color? How is it? Will it be hard to keep clean like black? From pics, it's growing on me.

Thanks for any input.
 

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I like the look of it from the videos. Haven't seen one in person yet
No haven't seen one in person yet. I'm usually a silver or gray tone guy for ease of upkeep. This will be a work/daily driver for me and will get ran through a good car wash at least once a week but I doubt I'll be hand washing it. I might get it detailed every 6 months. Bought my wife a blue MB C300 that looks nice but she has to keep it clean. The CRB looks lighter than her blue though.
 

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I tried getting one in that color but they said it's just not available in my region. Have not seen any Accords or CRVs in that color in person so I guess it's just not a big seller along the gulf coast so they don't offer it here. I do really like the look in daylight but it almost seems black in some videos/pictures which I don't like. I guess maybe in person it looks different though.
 

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Great choice, I'm waiting for mine to arrive. Only thing I wish they did was offer a stone-grey interior option.
 

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She's a Beaut, Norm!

How do you like the driving characteristics? Nice and smooth and peppy enough?
I was very impressed. Coming from a 2018 Hybrid Touring, I found it to be quieter and the drivetrain smoother. It was very composed over bumps. I thought I might miss the adjustable damping but I don鈥檛 think I will. The larger screen is fantastic and Google maps is a major improvement over the Garmin nav in the 10th gen.
 

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I was very impressed. Coming from a 2018 Hybrid Touring, I found it to be quieter and the drivetrain smoother. It was very composed over bumps. I thought I might miss the adjustable damping but I don鈥檛 think I will. The larger screen is fantastic and Google maps is a major improvement over the Garmin nav in the 10th gen.
Where do you live? I just got the pearl white touring hybrid s week ago and am second guessing my choice since i live in central pa and everyone tells me the 19 inch rims and tires are dreadful in winter. I am also only ave 33 mpg on my first tank but the gm who sold it to me neglected to tell me that the hybrid is less effective for highway miles and that cold weather will impact mileage too. He said the 44/41 epa touted was going to be the minimum. I traded in my 2022 dodge Durango cause it was only getting 17 mpg and i have a job job driving 45 min each way daily. Now im thinking i should have gotten the cry touring hybrid. At least it had awd and a heated steering wheel. I really didnt want to have to spring for second set of wheels for winter鈥.. any input to offer?
 

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Couple things. One, that is a most excellent color and you've made a great choice getting it in my opinion. I am really impressed with that color. In fact, just last night I was telling a friend about it and trying to remember the name. I could only remember "river" and that it was some shade of blue.

And two, you don't live in Ohio! The trees where you are have leaves! I hate winter.
 

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Where do you live? I just got the pearl white touring hybrid s week ago and am second guessing my choice since i live in central pa and everyone tells me the 19 inch rims and tires are dreadful in winter. I am also only ave 33 mpg on my first tank but the gm who sold it to me neglected to tell me that the hybrid is less effective for highway miles and that cold weather will impact mileage too. He said the 44/41 epa touted was going to be the minimum. I traded in my 2022 dodge Durango cause it was only getting 17 mpg and i have a job job driving 45 min each way daily. Now im thinking i should have gotten the cry touring hybrid. At least it had awd and a heated steering wheel. I really didnt want to have to spring for second set of wheels for winter鈥.. any input to offer?
It's a personal decision. Same hybrid system CRV vs Accord. Accord gets better mileage though. But no AWD. I was thinking my wife would want to move to CRV from current Accord but she wants another Accord just because she says what am I really getting with CRV. Interior pax space is same. Accord is lower entry.
 

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Thanks for all the affirmative comments. I was a little hesitant to move to the 11th gen as I really like my 10th gen hybrid. At first I think I was buying in on the 鈥渂oring looks鈥 crowd but the more reviews I watched the better the simpler, cleaner styling looked to me. To Kryder, I鈥檓 in Tampa Fl so the mileage for me is pretty consistent. I had the optional chrome wheels on my 2018 Hybrid and I consistently averaged 40 mpg for most of the 58,000 mlies I drove the car. The few times I was under 40, was traveling on the highway running 80mph. The mileage would drop significantly running more than 70mph. I will see if they have addressed that in the updated power train.
 

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Thanks for all the affirmative comments. I was a little hesitant to move to the 11th gen as I really like my 10th gen hybrid. At first I think I was buying in on the 鈥渂oring looks鈥 crowd but the more reviews I watched the better the simpler, cleaner styling looked to me. To Kryder, I鈥檓 in Tampa Fl so the mileage for me is pretty consistent. I had the optional chrome wheels on my 2018 Hybrid and I consistently averaged 40 mpg for most of the 58,000 mlies I drove the car. The few times I was under 40, was traveling on the highway running 80mph. The mileage would drop significantly running more than 70mph. I will see if they have addressed that in the updated power train.
I think i am going to stick with the accord and worry about winter driving next December!! Now to try and get rid of all the chrome. I wanted to remove chrome emblems but dealership said they arent sure if i can get black H for front since radar is tied to these now. Also cant get black molding for above windows either. I guess i can get those wrapped. Nothing is easy is it? Lol
 

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Nice car! How does it handle? Does it have the Google access option?
It does have the Google access option. Goggle maps look fantastic. You can also have it mirrored in the right side of the gage cluster. I travelled to the office which is 16 miles total but 9 of those mile are bumper to bumper on Interstate 275. The changes really shine. The 6 levels of regen are a huge improvement over the 4 in the previous gen. Also the gage cluster lets you know when the brake lights are active when using regen. Unless I had to come to a complete stop I was able to do 1 pedal driving for 75% of the 9 miles. I averaged 46.1 mpgs for the trip. From a handling standpoint, I have not really got a chance to get a feel, but the suspension itself soaks up bumps far superior to the last gen. The only negative I have is the Bose system. It's garbage. There is no bass and what little bass is created actually rattles the rear shelf. I'm going to have to find a stereo shop to address this. Overall, I love the new gen. It feels much more refined. If you are on the fence, and you have experienced the previous hybrid generation and can also live with the styling changes, take the plunge. The improvements they have made will present themselves immediately.
 

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It does have the Google access option. Goggle maps look fantastic. You can also have it mirrored in the right side of the gage cluster. I travelled to the office which is 16 miles total but 9 of those mile are bumper to bumper on Interstate 275. The changes really shine. The 6 levels of regen are a huge improvement over the 4 in the previous gen. Also the gage cluster lets you know when the brake lights are active when using regen. Unless I had to come to a complete stop I was able to do 1 pedal driving for 75% of the 9 miles. I averaged 46.1 mpgs for the trip. From a handling standpoint, I have not really got a chance to get a feel, but the suspension itself soaks up bumps far superior to the last gen. The only negative I have is the Bose system. It's garbage. There is no bass and what little bass is created actually rattles the rear shelf. I'm going to have to find a stereo shop to address this. Overall, I love the new gen. It feels much more refined. If you are on the fence, and you have experienced the previous hybrid generation and can also live with the styling changes, take the plunge. The improvements they have made will present themselves immediately.
Unless the menu options have changes, there are a number of you tube videos showing how to access "hidden" menus that access system default settings. One of these is audio. I used this on my 2014 Crosstour and it made a huge difference in bass response. see this string How To: access Diagnostic Menu on 8" touch display How To: access Diagnostic Menu on 8" touch display
 
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