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Honda CR-V 2004 4-door SUV
Trim Shown: Sport Utility
This is one of the better car-based SUVs on the market today. The ride is supple and controlled. The steering feel is good, but the tires' sideways grip compromises handling a bit. The 2.4-liter four-cylinder is more energetic, refined, and economical than the V6s of some competitors. The automatic transmission is very smooth and responsive. The rear seat is roomy. Road noise is a bit pronounced and the console-mounted parking-brake lever can be difficult to disengage. As in the previous model the rear cargo floor folds out to double as a picnic table. Impressive crash-test results round out this sensible and competitively priced choice.

See Reliability page for the latest 2004 Honda CR-V recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available, standard from 2005. Side air bags available from 2002, standard from 2005. Head protection air bags and ESC standard from 2005. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking available from 2015.

Road Test

The Honda CR-V's four-cylinder engine is smooth and spirited yet economical. The interior is roomier, and fit and finish are very good. The CR-V is among the top-scoring small SUVs and represents a good dollar value. Crash tests are also very impress...


  • Fuel economy, ride, rear seat, turning circle, fuel economy, value, crash-test results.


  • Road noise.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.4-liter 4 (160 hp)