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What's Wrong with the Honda CR-V?

The Honda CR-V has a total of 2500 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the engine (23%) followed by the interior (15%) and the hvac (11%).

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2007–2011) CR-V because of its overall PainRank™ of 37.84.

How CR-V Generations Rank

Generation Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen CR-V 2012–2018 1225 30.15
3rd Gen CR-V 2007–2011 737 37.84
2nd Gen CR-V 2002–2006 413 24.33
1st Gen CR-V 1997–2001 125 8.77

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Most Complained About CR-V Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on