There are good reasons Honda sells a lot of CR-Vs: The compact SUV category is white hot, and the popular CR-V checks the main boxes most buyers are looking for in terms of affordability and functionality. Compact dimensions and responsive handling keep it maneuverable, easy to park, and not intimidating to drive. Plus, rear-seat room and cargo space are generous.
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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 329,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2020 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2016 Honda CR-V owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Backup or other camera/sensors

"Screen image doesn't come on immediately when I put the vehicle in reverse. Often I will have already moved back and into trafic before I have an image"

James W., AZ (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"SIDE CAMERA WOULD NOT DISENGAGE"

Perry S., TX (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
CD player

"CD player destroys cd's when installed"

Anonymous, MS (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"CD player destroys (wipes out) disks when loaded"

Anonymous, MS (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen difficult to see

"Display not back lighted. Cannot see when sun is bright"

Anonymous, MS (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Small buttons are hard to see and too small!"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When I start the vehicle in the garage, the back-up camera screen will not show any image until I am well outside the garage. Also, whenever I put the vehicle in reverse, in any situation including in a store parking lot, the screen will not display travel area lines until I've already completed my back-up maneuver. VERY FRUSTRATING!"

James W., AZ (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"if sun is shinning it's hard to see details on screen"

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Cannot tune radio volume, call system difficult to use"

Michael S., CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen freezes up

"All indicators on screen (including speedometer, etc) froze. Price Honda in Dover, DE assessed as a computer problem and spent 1 week checking the entire system. Apparently it was a short circuit which froze all electronics"

Anonymous, DE (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The entire audio system is shorted out. Over a 425.00 part plus labor"

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Touch screen is a disaster at times. One of the very few positive side effects of this virus is that touch screen technology will probably be on the wane."

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"The same comments as the Civic"

Anonymous, NC (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Fussy and unintuitive controls."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"User interface is not very clear or intuitive. Does not work with generic blue tooth from an mp3 player. I called Honda within one week after I bought the car to find out about their blue tooth capability, version and compatibility, but the rep I talked to (for 30 minutes) was clueless! Reading mp3 files from the usb drive is erratic, does not recognize some mp3 files on the usb, does not keep track of time when forward or backward. Fast forward and backward buttons are inconvenient. When press forward or backward it only proceeds a few second at a time, easy to make an error and forward to the next track or back ward to the beginning of the track. I would rather they have the line in available (aux) to simply use the car speakers for any music player."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Entire info system not customer friendly."

Anonymous, ID (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Horrible interface. Lack of clear menu commands."

Anonymous, AL (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
In-dash navigation system (GPS)

"This system continually tries to route me by the longest and most complicated route. I have been driving for 55 years and I know the best way to start out my trip. I usually only need assistance with the final couple miles, but this Nav system insist that turn around and travel her route. Honda has the guts to try and sell me map updates. These updates are only necessary because they were omitted when the car was sold."

Thomas H., PA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"We have the top of the line TOURING MODEL. This nav/gps system is the worst I have ever owned. Even after the $180 upgrade from Honda, it still does not know where we are!! We live in a neighborhood that is at least 25 yrs. old, and it constantly says: unknown, unverified - you are on your own !! It can't find the library in our town, even while sitting right outside the front door! It can't find the closest Costco, even though just a few miles from it - and finds another one 2 hours away !! It is mostly useless from my point of view, and usually have to use my cell phone gps ....... even the manager of the dealership told me he did not think the upgrade would work -- WHAT DOES THAT TELL YOU !!!"

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The user interface on the 2016 CRV is so deficient as to render the system unusable. It is a user interface design issue and is so bad we defer to our smartphones rather that use the system."

David S., VA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Clunkiest unit I've ever used. Our early 2000's Garmin runs circles around this waste of space. Audio controls are awkward and demand looking away from road. Was difficult to upgrade. Wheel controls ok, voice activation so spotty we don't use. Screen most usable for backup camera. A volume knob and tuning knob would relieve most issues. Not available on touring model. Dealer pleasant and as helpful as much as they are able, but they are limited by design. A Honda fan, like and enjoy vehicle."

L C., CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Completely unreliable navigation system. From constantly recalculating route to changing the selected route without warning."

Marcel M., TN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The NAV system is terrible because it also controls the sound system. It is very dangerous because the controls are TOO small to manage while driving. It is stupid to stop every time you have to change something for the GPS, Sound etc,, in this car. The voice control works OK if you are parked, but while driving, it is TERRIBLE. I hate it."

E E., NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"System installed was out of date. Very inaccurate. Use Garmin system. Difficult viewing screen due to exterior light reflection. Install at a angle for the driver to view and/or install in front of driver."

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Street names are poorly and rarely displayed. On a close up (1/20 view) you can see only the names of one to three upcoming streets in the entire map. No speed limits displayed (as are on some Garmin devices). Some streets (built in 1992) are not displayed. Addresses can be as far off as one eighth of a mile. Distances on long trips can be off as much as 30-40 miles and up to 40 minutes wrong in estimated time of arrival. Saved favorites or waypoints appear and disappear--totally inconsistent an"

Dennis K., TN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Electronics worked on and off from first day I had it. Ended up the navigation systems was bad. Had problem getting this fixed, was at dealership 9 times in the first month to get them to fix it. Was replaced and the problem was fixed"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Compared to Apple the Honda system takes a fairly long time to calculate a route"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Not accurate and out of date. Does not speak the names of the streets. Difficult to view screen on bright sunny days"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Poor system..trying to reinvent not responsive difficult input. Bad directions just plainly bad"

George S., PA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It is NOT a very good system and confusing. Changes by itself when it wants to. Does not show street names when you need them. Has a terrible 3D version and is useless. Never understands Voice prompts. Will not allow phone numbers to be entered. POI's are terrible"

E E., NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Hard to inter address. My 10 year old TomTom runs rings around the Honda GPS!"

James P., WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It gets lost frequently. Routing is unreliable"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When 2 years old the GPS went out. Now I am told the entire audio system is shorted out and causing a new GPS antennae to malfunction."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I stopped using the navigation because it is extremely difficult to set up! Directions are confusing...not worth the effort, tried many times by Honda, others that claimed to understand it! I just use my iPhone (easy & reliable)!"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"We do not like the feature that the vehicle must be stopped and in neutral to operate the system . The copilot could easily do so and maintain safety ."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Along with the NAV system, everything else failed. The car was dead. Had to be towed 3 or more times."

Anonymous, NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Entire interaction w GPS, phones, audio and all controls related to the 2 screens are far too complicated and at times utterly useless. If you want to change a setting or default, you must stop vehicle. Understandable! If you don't stop immediately on the Interstate, you must use a pen and pencil to record problem to deal with later. Much more dangerous. There are hundreds of these settings and choices which you only realize as you attempt to use them in real-world setting. Not intuitive, not useful. Simply terrible design. (Have watched all videos and classes.)"

Patrick S., NC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"often took requests to american cities. Upgrade at dealers expense and in an attempt to fix helped a lot. Is better now. Long way from as simple as my garmin that is 10 years old."

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"The same comments as the Civic"

Anonymous, NC (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have been told by the Honda Dealer service manager that my phone update have exceeded the updates of the vehicles phone system. This is something I doubt but they were still not able to get the Bluetooth system working properly. No one at the dealer seemed to be trained on the Bluetooth system. Goodbye Honda Link."

Thomas H., PA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The whole system is integrated. It is TERRIBLE for the whole GPS, Voice, Radio, Bluetooth, Pairing etc.. You can 't pair more than one phone. You have to delete the first phone, etc. TERRIBLE! TERRIBLE!"

E E., NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"People can't make out what I say at parkway speeds"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle did not sync with phone. Phone updates seem to have fixed problem"

D M., NE (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"my phone is paired according to the car, but I can't call out on bluetooth"

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"After 4th visit to dealer for help, the service tech suggested I get a new phone!! I said I'd get a new car first and I will!"

George S., PA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Very difficult to pair the phone. It erases the paired phone"

E E., NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Echo on the recipient of phone calls; took ~8 visits to the dealership to replicate and replace the head unit"

Anonymous, MA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"IPHONE 6 HAS SOMETIMES NOT PAIRED WELL SO FREE-HAND USE, WHERE YOU CAN BE HEARD ON THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE OR THERE WAS A LOT OF STATIC THAT INTERFERRED WITH AUDIO"

Perry S., TX (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Instructions so complex we cannot figure out how to pair to bluetooth."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"My phone doesn't auto connect to car's Bluetooth sometimes"

Anonymous, MN (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Totally unable to pair. Service hasn’t been able to repair. They just blame it on phone updates."

Anonymous, AL (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Radio

"Radio sound when turned to lower sound level, two bars, sound is like it is off frequency."

Curtis N., OH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Integrating a new sound system with the existing controls i. e. steering controls etc... cannot be guaranteed???? WTF!!!!????"

Terry H., CA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"TheHonda link system is one of the worst I have ever seen. Needs on/off/volume knob and separate tuning knob. Hate this system in every way and will not get another Honda CR V IF NOT UPDATED ."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"See previous comments"

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Software update fixes

"As with any electronic devices I expect the manufacturer to update the firmwares to fix the bugs. Honda doesn't send out any fixes. When I bring the car in for service, the shop doesn't know anything about the media player issue."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I don't think I responded yes to software update problems but there was no selection for electrical system problems. After spending $600.00 for a 25k checkup (at 20k miles) the car died on the way home from dealership in sweltering heat. Jumped, returned to dealer. Overtightened battery cables and said nothing wrong with electrical system or battery. Stranded 6 times in next 4 months at which point 3 year warranty was up. Dealer said they would not replace battery under any circumstances. Noticed it was 410 CCA which is grossly under-powered for Touring model. Not something a person inspects when buying a new vehicle. Stranding and dealer inaction means"

Patrick S., NC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Speakers

"The CR-V speakers are cost prohibitive to replace with better quality systems because Honda put ZERO thought into future sound system upgrades. The existing cheap low quality speaker locations are NOT compatible with better quality speaker sizes, and the cost to customize/cut a bigger area for replacing with even the same sized but better quality speakers forces the added expenses of $1000s of dollars in labor!!!"

Terry H., CA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel controls

"When the control is in service and we come onto a off-ramp or turn slow-down lane (right or left) the system tries to take the vehicle onto the turn lane rather than continuing to proceed forward even though no signal has been activated"

James W., AZ (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The power steering light came on and made it very difficult to steer. The. Electric power steering became inoperable."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The problem lies in the ease or lack of it in operating the controls. We did NOT find it easy."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Voice control commands

"The voice controls and touch screen controls are way too complicated and specific. My Toyota interface is much more user friendly."

Curtis N., OH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Voice control doesn’t work well, and I had to turn off the lane watch and land keep system as its too sensitive and keeps alarming."

Steven G., OH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When asking to call any number in my directory (by NAME) the system repeatedly says, "No command heard...please etc). When dying the NAME of a familiar and frequently called person, the system dials *1101 or 911.....this is very dangerous I think.; I am forced to end the call immediately. Have saved 3 names for speed dial. The system rarely identifies these and dials a random series of numbers. Commands for adjusting air or audio or other features almost NEVER work or they change the settings fo"

Dennis K., TN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The system has a hard time recognizing my voice"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Car and phone can't pick up my speech clearly"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Failure to recognize voice commands"

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"On several occasions, I tried to call specific telephone numbers without success"

Michael S., CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Recently, last 6 months, device does not respond to voice commands intermittently! Not resolved."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"counter-intuitive and difficult to operate. Requires using terms that are not regular requests. Goes off on tangents regularly."

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"same as before"

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"driving in the rockies in January with strong winds seeping in to the door handles and on the side doors, we had the temp in the car very high, yet the wind coming in froze a drink sitting in the side panel drink holder. VERY cold!"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"2" water in spare tire well. twice. Dealer checked it out. Sealed some areas. No issues since."

Anonymous, KS (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The hose was not connected to the drains for the moonroof causing water leakage inside the vehicle - water dripping of the sun visor - during heavy rain . Our research showed other complaints about this same manufacturing problem. Although out of warranty, Honda paid 60% of the repair costs to fix the moonroof. This seems to be a manufacturing defect that should be on a recall."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Leaves blocked the drain under the hood."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Driver's side window doesn't completely seal resulting in wind noise."

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Adds to cabin noise"

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"weather stripping on driver front door developed air leak in top corner of window"

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"Again, taking this CRV to the same dealership, they have not been able to stop the intermittent vibrations and rattles in two places on the front dash board -- one on the left side and one on the right side. Even our family and friends have commented on these rattles when they ride with us !!!"

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Unable to find location. Very irritating."

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Squeak and or rattle near the A-Pillar and dash area. The dealer disassembled and placed insulator (weather stripping or something like that) between the pillar and dash. Nothing is visible. Noise has been repaired and there are no visible signs of any work being done. This was covered under warranty."

Anonymous, KS (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"While on the highway, the instrument panel right in front of the driver constantly "buzzes" -- very annoying !!"

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The sunroof developed a rattle. It took 3 separate appointments at the dealer, 20 miles away, leaving work early for each appointment, to get it fixed"

Anonymous, ME (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Knocks when backing up"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Dashboard rattling. Lane keep assist/Adaptive cruise control camera rattling"

Marcel M., TN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have a rattle that comes and goes under the right of the dash"

R W., MI (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle was delivered with a rattle in rear. Dealer unable to locate/fix"

Ray B., CT (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"tattoos in daashboard"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"heavy clunk when going over rough surfaces. Was traced to right rear strut. Repaired under warranty"

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear seat rattles. I periodically have to fold it and up to relieve the rattle."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When the fan is blowing for either the AC or Heat, there is a continuous buzzing/noise that is irritating. Also, we had to have the leather seat reupholstered before the manufacturers warranty ran out because it was wearing really bad."

Anonymous, VA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have isolated the high pitch squeak to the heating system (fan, blower). I can turn the heat or AC off and the sound goes away."

Eileen O., WI (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Can not find what is rattling in back part of the CR=V"

Anthony R., MO (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"drivers door had faulty air seal at top corner of door, was replaced."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"very noisy to ride in, also road noise"

David T., CO (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I think a vehicle with a list price of of $30,000, should not be as noisy as this CRV"

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"very noisy car, not just wind also road noise hard to hold a conversation at 60 mph"

Mauro S., FL (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"While on the highway, there is constant wind noise coming from the passenger door/window frame -- front part of the door/window area"

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Sunroof has a wind leak which I need to make an appointment to get repaired"

Anonymous, WI (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The wind noise is at the driver's side window. It sounds like it's open a crack. It isn't"

Robert N., VA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"road noise is excessive"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The wind noise comes from a poorly fitting driver's side window not completely closing."

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Started about 4 months after Vehicle purchased, never been worked on!"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Can get loud inside the vehicle"

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Wind noise in cabin make it difficult to communicate with my wife."

Anonymous, IA (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The road noise is so loud it makes it impossible to carry a conversation without yelling. Very loud."

Anonymous, MA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I wear hearing aids. Even with 60% hearing loss, this car has a lot of wind noise."

William S., AZ (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"In general, the CRV is more noisy versus my Highlander. I am sure this is due to the CRV being a less expensive car. We tried a RAV and it had the same noise as CRV."

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Wind noise has always been a big problem with CRV's"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Noisiest vehicle I've ever owned - wind, road, random"

Anonymous, AZ (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Antilock system (ABS)

"wore out at 8,000 mi"

Kathy J., NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Master cylinder

"brakes locked"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"Brakes replaces at 75000 Miles"

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Worne out"

W T., NB (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear brakes wore out more or less normally, but there was little indication of wear until the pads were finished. Bigger repair than expected and had to be done right away. The dealer did take care of it quickly and professionally."

Anonymous, QC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear brakes wore out at about 55000 miles. I thought it was odd that only the rear brakes wore out."

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"worn brakes"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"At 109000 miles, I consider the brake Pad wear to have been normal. At replacement, dealer said 2 millimeters remaining thickness was wear limit..."

Anonymous, AL (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Some vibration and squishiness of brakes showed that I needed brakes repaired."

Judith B., FL (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"on one rear brake/all replaced"

Anonymous, NB (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had to replace the rear breaks last year around 40,000 and now the fronts at 50,000 The latest is that they now add breakfluid flush as necessary and required. It just don't remember having to do breaks and tires at so few miles driven"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear brakes needed to be replaced at46000km and again at 89000km. With my previous 2 CRV's, I got at least 90,000 km on the original set. There is something wrong with material, workmanship, or system. Dealer replaced rear brakes at 46000 for now charge but would not replace the next set that lasted only 43000 km at no charge."

Anonymous, NB (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This car seems to "eat" brake pads and rotors. Might be somewhat related to harsh northern winters though."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"At a routine service visit the Honda dealer informed us that the rear brakes were markedly deteriorated and would require replacement of the rotors, calipers and discs. This was thought to be due to leakage of Krown Rust Spray material through a protective rubber boot near the brakes. Ultimately Honda refunded about one third of the over $1000 repair cost since the car is still under warranty,"

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have replaced brakes three times on this car"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I consider the rear brakes to be defective on the 2016 CRV. They wore prematurely and I needed to replace pads and rotors TWICE within 30,000 miles."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Left rear brake pad prematurely wore to the point of replacement. Covered under warranty as brake service was performed by dealer as part of regular service. One off situation covered by Honda."

Anonymous, NB (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The pads and rotors had to be replaced prematurely."

Sally H., ME (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Left rear brake had abnormal wear, was still under warranty , Honda did not want to cover it. Both rear brakes had to be replace, calipers and rotors. Only 15,000 miles."

Ken F., WI (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Breaks made noise - they asked me if the car was sitting idle for 6 mos or more… it wasn't... They replaced pads and I think sanded cylinders."

Patricia M., MA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Brakes should last longer than 38000 miles before needing repair or replacement. I do not drive my car aggressively, I leave plenty of room in front of me, and do not ride the brakes or hit them hard very often, I only hit them hard in reaction to unexpected actions by other drivers."

Anonymous, OH (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Pulsation or vibration

"After numerous repairs such as replacing rotors, calipers and shoes, vehicle still shakes when stopping."

Anonymous, HI (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When braking, there was a pronounced vibration and shuddering especially when coming down the mountain at speeds over 45 mph. I took it to a Honda mechanic and was told that the rotors had warped. They were able to grind the rotors level again"

Anonymous, CO (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Right rear caliper regularly failed to release after some time driving. Damaged caliper and rotor"

Jim M., VT (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"The brakes keep dragging. I've noticed abnormal wear and rust. The rotors have been turned and then replaced. The brakes have been serviced and need work again now."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had to have brakes serviced and then the rear rotors resurfaced at 11 months due to vibration and knocking noises. This cost me $300 under warranty! A month later they had to replace the rear rotors due to vibration and noise. This was done under warranty and said to be "one time". I didn't expect this on a new Honda CRV and hope it doesn't continue"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rust spots develop very quickly"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear Brakes worn discovered during NYS Inspection."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"After sitting for a day or so when starting up, brakes are noisy. Probably surface rust but an easily corrected design error"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotors warped and wore out prematurely."

Anonymous, BC (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"Limited use vehicle; over lengthy periods of non-use rust formed internally creating a dreadful screeching noise when brakes were applied. Resolved by Honda dealer at customer expense b/c the warranty for this issue expired after one year."

T D., MI (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The brakes make a horrible noise when applying the brake. I have taken it to the dealer and have been told there is nothing wrong they are just noisy but it is very loud and concerning"

David F., OK (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"bad breaks"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Clock

"1.)The clock is placed where I can't see it if I have anything on the shelf in front of it. 2.) the touch screen is not intuitive to touch, is far enough for me to have to extend my reach and take my eyes and concentration off the road causing driving safety risk 3.) the paint easily chips on the car. There needs to be side metal stripping over the exterior molding on the doors; exterior door handles should be metal, not painted as the paint chips and scratches"

Anonymous, OK (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Faulty turn signal replaced."

Anonymous, ON (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Headlights

"The automatic headlights come on and turn off at random times, unrelated to how light or dark it is. I'm in the midst of trying to get the problem addressed"

Anonymous, ME (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"LED bulb went out. Honda had to replace the entire headlight assembly"

Jerry M., TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Keyless entry

"The hatch back switch failed, its a common problem that Honda issued a Technical Service Bulletin saying to replace the switch but wouldn't cover it under warranty. The new switch isn't going to last, it acts up last the old one that fails in freezing weather."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Power supply for keyless entry had a parasitic energy draw when engine was off. 4 car batteries in 18 months."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tire pressure monitor

"The tire pressure light goes on falsely. There is an override switch and the dealership knows about the problem."

Shera S., VI (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"False reading"

Anonymous, CO (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Made many trips on cold days as warning lights were on. Three times to the dealer in a two day span . They tried to blame it on the cold weather. But when they really spent time on it they figured it out and i haven’t had an issue in the last 12 weeks"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Multiple trips to the dealership. Known defect without any remedy"

Michael S., TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Light comes on, no problem with pressure"

William H., NY (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The warning light came on. We inflated all tires to spec and it remains on. We will be taking it to the dealer soon."

Douglas W., MD (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This happened a few weeks ago in hot summer. The 2016 CR-V was serviced at LH Miller Honda. The next day, the tire pressure warning light was lighted on my way home after parked under sun for a full working day. The light wouldn't go off after parked overnight in garage. We had to visit the dealer again to have the tire pressure adjusted to get the warning light off. It's not a big deal. Guess the dealer over inflated the tires during the first service."

Xin M., UT (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"During dealer service, the tires were inflated to proper pressure but the service tech didn't re-calibrate the sensor. This has happened several times now. I had to return to the dealership to have the monitor calibrated."

Anonymous, AZ (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Warning lights

"Burned out brake light"

Jim M., PA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Gas cap was loose. Honda replaced computer board to fix problem"

Anonymous, NV (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Various warning lights would appear even though there wasn't an issue. A faulty fuel pump was causing various sensors to go off"

Anonymous, WI (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Engine light repeatedly coming on. Had to take it in three times to resolve the issue"

Sheri N., WA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wiper motor or washer

"Washer does not spray cleaner on windshield"

Anonymous, MS (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The wipers turn on without me touching the wiper switch. It's kind of annoying"

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"A/C system not strong enough for 80d+ outside temperatures!"

Curtis N., OH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Does not effectively cool the car."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Automatic climate control

"The 2016 Honda CRV seems to have inadequate A/C power. It is very slow to achieve even an average air conditioning setting of 70 as an example. And A/C settings always have to be set lower than other cars to achieve the same temperature effect. 76 degree setting in the Audi feels like a 70 degree setting in the Honda as an example."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I always think that my car is not so energy efficient. I always need to keep my AC settings to the lowest point in the summertime to have a cold temperature inside the car and in the winter time, I need to keep the settings at the highest point to protect from outside coldness."

Anonymous, MN (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"even when working, there is very little air blowing out of the dashboard vents - unless you use only the upper vents and none at the feet - so longer to cool or heat the car. we have been trying to get the Honda dealer to fix the air for 5 months- which no longer consistently cools - and are still trying to get it fixed."

Anonymous, WV (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

"The motor would not work below 10 degrees F and Honda replaced under the warranty"

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Does not have enough power to effectively cool the car."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Condenser

"The car did not cool adequately, started gradually. The repairs were fully covered by the Honda Certified Warranty which came with the vehicle when we bought it."

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Heated or cooled seat controls

"We were told the passenger back seat was heated. It was not."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

"When the heating/cooling system is completely off, warm air continues to blow. The temperature does not change regardless of the set temp at time the system is shut off."

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"No heat on passenger side. After 4 attempts by first dealer to repair (this was an in warranty item) gave up there and went to 2nd dealer who solved problem by replacing under dash heater components."

Tom F., NC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"System did not put out heat on the passenger side. After 4 trips to first Honda Dealer (this is a warranty item) problem was not solved. Went to 2nd dealer and problem solved on first visit"

Tom F., NC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Problem never resolved. The vehicle does not warm up when idling in cold weather. You must be driving the cr-v for the temperature gauge to rise off the cold mark. If you keep the revs up the heat is constant but if you are stopped the gauge starts to drop and heat drops. Honda said that the car was designed this way to save gas and you have to drive to get the heater working."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The driver-side vents allow cold air to pass, but will not mix or direct hot air to the driver"

Anonymous, AL (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"No heat on passenger side"

Tom F., NC (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Refrigerant leaks

"800 miles away from home it was assumed by the Honda mechanic that a rock pierced the condenser coil causing the system to leak out ALL of the refrigerant. VERY inconvenient and troubling ride back home. The repair was not covered under warranty. It made me angry enough to consider not releasing with Honda. I told them they should have the condenser better protected from road hazards."

Anonymous, KS (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Refrigerant leaked out"

N F., OR (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Quit cooling when on a trip"

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The A/C system is fair at best."

William S., AZ (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

What Owners Say

4WD/AWD components

"Rear differential fluid pump motor failed. CRV vibrates when sitting at stop sign. Whole car vibrates"

Anonymous, ID (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
CV joint

"right rear cv broke and was replaced under warranty"

Paul B., CO (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Differential

"Just was making a noise. Dealer located and turned out to need to replace rear differential."

Anonymous, VA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear differential pump motor was making a brief but distinct squacking (soft grinding) noise upon starting to move. The pump was replaced, the problem has been resolved"

David H., BC (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Noticed "whine" in rear end took CRV to dealer who confirmed and had diff. Replaced gave me a loaner to use...free"

Anonymous, MT (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"There was a beeping noise that would occur quite regularly, especially in cooler weather. Performance was not a concern but the noise was annoying. One dealership could not identify a problem. Another dealership, utilizing help of factory technicians, identified the problem as occurring in the rear differential"

Anonymous, AB (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Differential pump replaced"

Lee F., IN (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Noise coming from the rear when starting and stopping, especially when car was cold. Kind of a chirping sound."

Anonymous, NH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Driveline vibration

"when doing driving above 40 mph I experienced vibration in the steering wheel. The dealership said it was at first the tires then they said it was normal for SUV's to vibrate. With my hands becoming numb when driving for long periods I thought this was a lame excuse"

Rick S., IA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Bearing on rear wheel were bad and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, PA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Bad motor mount and serpentine adjustable idler pulley."

Anonymous, RI (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The problem was a WHEEL BEARING which I found the most disturbing, especially since I discovered that wheel bearing failures are common on this car. And they did not offer to go ahead and change the bearing on the other side. A wheel bearing failure can cause a wreck and I have never owned a vehicle that suffered a wheel bearing failure, ever. We bought Honda for reliability and get a wheel bearing failure?"

Anonymous, IN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Electrical failure

"Three times car simply stopped running after idling, would not restart. Had to tow to dealer twice. Three service visits and two repairs did not fix problem"

Anonymous, OH (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Traction control

"SUV was fabulous and fun for city driving. Dangerous on highway, felt as though would not hold the road and that i would lose control of vehicle. Had tires checked for make and air pressure. No correction. I traded car recently for 2018 Honda CRV which is larger car."

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Computer problem was covered under warranty"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"Rear could not be aligned to factory settings without the installation of an adjustment part."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Apparently the alignment was not right when I bought the car. I didn't notice it until it ruined two tires."

Bruce H., TX (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Vehicle pulls to the left and the steering wheel is canted to the right"

Paul S., TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"fist 500o miles rear tires wore out. would not give free alignment or new tires"

Don B., CA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Bushings

"Rattle in front end"

Anonymous, MN (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Power steering leaks

"Electric power steering sensor went out. It was covered by extended warranty but took days to get the part and in correctly"

Anonymous, MO (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"Right rear shock needed replacement"

Les P., PE (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have not had any problems with my suspension but i feel it is very stiff and can be uncomfortable on bumpy roads. I actually like it to be stiff but I feel it is too stiff for most people's comfort level. This may be in part due to the Michelin Latitude tires that were new on the car when I bought it."

Anonymous, TN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Previous owner of vehicle carried too much cargo weight causing failure in some parts that appeared as popping and roaring noise in rear axle. Honda identified and repaired the problem very quickly."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Reported noise to dealer and it took two visits before they identified the problem. The first time they told us the rear seat was not latched correctly. When we persisted with our complaint they later found that a rear strut had failed, this was repaired under warranty."

Kevin F., MT (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Steering wheel vibration

"the steering wheel and mirrors vibrate when going over 60 mph. Dealership said it was a feature of SUVs"

Rick S., IA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"We get a wheel vibration at 70 MPH. Honda supposedly balanced all the wheels. We still had the vibration. I rotated the wheels to see if that changed the vibration....no difference. Still just putting up w/ it. Maybe it is a prop shaft to the wheels"

Anonymous, NV (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tie rods

"noisy on uneven road surfaces.noise from front right ."

Guy D., QC (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tire wear is uneven

"This was the result of a rear alignment problem from the factory."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Wheel bearings

"On a trip, with 3400 miles on the car. the rear wheel bearing went bad and began to make noise"

Anonymous, CO (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"The chrome trim on the driver's door just in front of the mirror fell off sometime while the vehicle was being driven. The technicians at the Honda dealership said they had never seen that happen before, but with their help and $55 the problem was resolved"

Anonymous, OH (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Front passenger side rubber molding around window was replaced under warrenty. Was causing loud noises"

Steven G., OH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear hatch panel with the hand hold became loose from the door. This made it nearly impossible to manually open the rear hatch. Honda repaired the hatch at no cost, but this seems like a poor design."

Anonymous, CO (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I detected noise from a piece of trim near the wipers. Nothing major."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"Poor fit & discoloration of (1) door vertical molding. Dealership repaired to my satisfaction"

Tom G., CO (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Interior seals around driver's door are split"

Anonymous, OH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"I found an area of the bumper develop paint allegating and a headlight damaged adjacent to the paint damage. The dealer said that appeared the damage was caused by a strong beam of light that melted the damaged paint and parts. In any event the dealer fixed the problem without any charge to me."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The front bumper cover developed a melting of paint approximately 8 inches in length and 2 inches wide. in addition paint melted on the grill part. A plastic strip on the grill melted and deformed as well as a plastic strip inside the headlight became deformed"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"See previous comments"

Anonymous, OK (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"the dealer drill a hole in front of car to mount a dealership ad"

Anonymous, FL (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Paint was pealing on the rear area by the high stop light and the roof."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"The chrome trim and the tailgate has spots of rust darting across it. I have asked the dealership about it and they have yet to get back to me."

Anonymous, MI (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Rough shifting

"rough shifting was initial problem then came the slippage and total fail"

Butch C., CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"hesitated to switch gears"

Gene W., TX (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Slipping transmission

"I indicated slipping as that was close. Actual problem was going down hill the trans would not up shift, held low gear until engine was at extremely high revs. Experienced twice within the first 10k. Dealer unable to replicate or diagnose. Experienced 3 more times over next 15-20k. Dealer unable to repair but did acknowledge other people were experiacing similar issues. CVT trans. Have not had problems in last 8-10 k. Very pleased with vehicle on whole. Would be perfect if not for infotainment system that achieves 1989 design standards......barely."

L C., CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Car driven through about 8 inches of water then transmission began to slip. Dealer changed fluid and in a few weeks time the problem ceased."

Anonymous, NC (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission computer

"Adjust CVT computer"

Anonymous, NJ (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Update software in the PCM that causes a low-pressure problem in the CVT. This might allow the belt in the CVT to slip causing a surge in RPM at highway speeds. Per Service Bulletin 16-053 CVT Software Update"

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It had a recall for the transmission shift to be recalibrated"

Anonymous, MD (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission leaks

"Every new trasmition Honda replaced leaked oil"

Ilana B., CO (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Transmission fluid leak from seal gasket of front differential housing. Repair/replacement of gasket was made by Honda dealer while vehicle was under warranty."

Anonymous, WV (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Honda discovered and fixed"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission sensor or solenoid

"Dealer needed to replace the sensor. Vehicle would not drive."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

Glass defects

"Had a small imperfection in the windshield right above the steering wheel. Honda inspected and determined it was in the laminate between the glass. They replaced windshield promptly without any problems"

Anonymous, OH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"There was a little mark on the windshield. The windshield was replaced."

Rick T., (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Locks and latches

"When it's freezing outside the rear hatch wonl unlock until the car warms up. In the South like Athens,Ga the dealer said bring it in when it acts up. Honda should do a recall."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Seat controls - power

"electrical seat motor failed. It would slip out of the adjusted position when under weight."

Anonymous, CO (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Tailgate, hatch or trunk

"fit and finish of rear inside driver side wheel well. Kept pulling apart. Dealership had to replace twice before we deemed acceptable."

Anonymous, BC (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"unable to unlock in below freezing wather"

Anonymous, MA (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The tailgate hatch did not catch. I took back to the dealer and they ordered a new part. That fixed the problem"

Mary W., VA (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Windows

"Window vibrated and then wouldn’t go down. Defective motor that had to be replaced"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"With front driver side window partially open, the the window rattles upon closing door"

Anonymous, CT (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Rubber molding on front passenger window had to be replaced. It caused a very loud whistling noise. Replaced under warrenty, and now is fixed"

Steven G., OH (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"The wind sheild cracked while sitting for a few days for no apparent reason"

Anonymous, MI (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

What Owners Say

Thermostat

"Engine temp will reach operating temp then drop down to cold. Had thermostat replaced still does it was told this is normal for honda. My experience with vehicles has been once they reach operating temp they do not go all the way down to cold again"

Aalexander S., NY (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Water pump

"Started making noise at 37000 (just after warranty). Replaced."

Anonymous, TN (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Water pump failed. Car began to overheat. Towed to dealer. Water pump replaced under warranty."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Water pump bearing started to squeal about 3800 miles, took 2 days to get new part in for replacement"

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"It was a sudden failure on a vehicle with 70000 miles on it. Independent shop fixed it."

Anonymous, MA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"We only experienced it once. My wife was on her way home from work and it stopped running. When I looked under the car I saw fluids leaking and called a tow truck."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"There was a recall on vehicle for water pump freezing up but nobody notified us. The water pump freeze up and caused the serpentine belt to burn up and came off. This happened while I was bringing my wife home from foot surgery, not a good day. We were both really surprised because we thought this was unheard of for a Honda. There have been no more problems since."

Anonymous, NC (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Water pump ceased up while on the highway."

Philip K., ON (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Oil leaks

"timing chain cover leak."

Anonymous, MD (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Tourque converter seal started leaking, was replaced in November. A new oil leak just started in April, dealership has yet to determine from actually where the leak is originating. Hasn't been fixed at time of writing."

Anonymous, BC (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This leak was caused by either a) a defective genuine Honda oil filter which was installed by the Honda dealer as part of regular maintenance, or b) a poor installation of that filter by the dealership's mechanic. I was alerted to the leak by the engine oil light, and returned to the dealership in time to prevent major engine damage."

Leonore M., NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"oil pressure sensor had to be replaced; later, a screw below the oil sensor had to be tightened"

Anonymous, NM (2016 Honda CR-V 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Defective replacement Honda oil filter leaked (at crimp), leading to low engine oil; noticed oil pressure light going on with braking; took it to dealer who found the problem"

Leonore M., NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Slow seepage on oil pan rear bolts (2). Currently troubleshooting cause with dealer service"

Anonymous, NM (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"This oil leak is the problem I already discussed."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

What Owners Say

Battery (not hybrid or electric)

"Generic failure"

Anonymous, MA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Battery would not hold a charge - system would shut off WHILE driving. Honda denied that it would happen. They checked the battery and said it was okay, yet it kept happening. We finally just went ahead and put a new battery in it, and miraculously all those issues went away. Disappointed in Honda for not even knowing their cars not taking responsibility since a quick search on the internet says it is a common occurrence."

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Intermittent no start. Replaced battery. Still has cam tensioner problem. Bulletin out but not covered after 50k. Fighting with honda now"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I have owned 4 new Honda cars in 12 years and 2 had the battery die in the first 12 months of ownership. This problem is unrelated to cold weather or wet conditions."

Anonymous, NM (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Electronic ignition

"this vehicle eats car batteries each year diagnosed as bad computer boards causing a big discharge dealers want at least 1500 for board,contacted Honda but no resolution. am not a happy customer. will not buy Honda again."

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Engine harness

"Stalls briefly while driving . Also, rattles when first starting"

Anonymous, IL (2016 Honda CR-V EX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Engine rebuild or replacement

"waterpump seized...engine overheated...ruined engine................ engine repaced under warranty"

Anonymous, IA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"2016 CR-V model SE I noticed oil on my garage floor after the first oil change. Took it back to the dealer and they said it was spillage from the oil change and cleaned it up. Still leaked afterwards. Took it back and after several days of analysis tech said oil was leaking out of a bolt hole in the engine block and it would be necessary to replace the engine block with a short block. They performed the work and it's been fine ever since."

Anonymous, CA (2016 Honda CR-V Unsure 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Head gasket

"head gasket as leaking at 67,000 miles. Vehicle is lightly used so we were surprised such a serious issue came up"

Anonymous, (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Timing belt or chain

"Belt snapped. Battery light came on. Few minutes later temp gage went up. Had about 10 miles to home and made it with no problems. No water loss or power steering loss. Towed to Honda dealer on warranty. Dealer said water pump problem."

Anonymous, GA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"When the water pump went the timing belt was torn."

Anonymous, TX (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Emission control devices (includes EGR)

"Fuel charcoal evaporator system was supposedly in need of replacement. Which I say is bullshit."

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel injection system

"Direct Injection fuel system issues, It causes oil dilution, gasoline goes into oil. Oil level rises because of this and dilutes oil with gas"

Charles E., MN (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"pressure control valve replacement"

Thermal T., NC (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Fuel pump

"Hearing a strange sound when idling. Dealer replaced the Fuel pump line. This resolved the problem. Replaced just before end of warranty."

Anonymous, WA (2016 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4-L 4 Cyl)
Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Replacement sensor then needed additional part replaced"

Allison L., WA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Transmission rebuild or replacement

"trans was a total fail had to have new trans installed by dealer only had 36000 miles on the trans it was under warranty so dealer replaced at no charge this is not acceptable"

Butch C., CA (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"Whining noise on acceleration and deceleration"

Anonymous, NY (2016 Honda CR-V Touring 2.4-L 4 Cyl)

"I had my Transmission replaces 3 times"

Ilana B., CO