1st Generation (2011—2016) CR-Z Problems

This generations ranks 15th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (40%), body (13%), and the electrical (13%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Uncomfortable Seats 1 complaints at an average of 15 miles in the 2015 Honda CR-Z.
  2. Fog Lights Getting Condensation in Them 2 complaints at an average of 18,250 miles in the 2011 Honda CR-Z.
  3. Paint Peeling Off 2 complaints at an average of 21,500 miles in the 2011 Honda CR-Z.

What CR-Z Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2016 0 0 6 0.0
2015 1 1 16 1.05
2014 1 1 14 0.44
2013 1 1 14 0.35
2012 2 1 19 1.09
2011 10 2 23 3.45

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