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  1. Econ Mode for 2017 CR-V LX AWD (Canada)

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Hi, Should i be using the ECON mode here in Canada in the winter to get a better fuel economy ? I feel the fuel consumption if quite high in the city.
  2. ECON button - pros and cons of the system

    Maintenance and Service
    I've been testing the system recently in the hot weather, and there is one thing that I hate
  3. Econ Button and Engine

    Performance Modifications
    Does anyone use the Econ button? Does it really increase mileage that much? I do know it greatly reduces "giddy-up and go" :) I read somewhere on this site that it may even be somewhat harmful to the engine. Given that there is talk of possible engine problems because of supposed oil...
  4. 2017 Touring 5mpg LESS in ECON mode!

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I consistently averag 29-31 mpg in normal driving - a mix of mostly around town with some highway driving. I noticed the mileage seemed to drop when I engaged ECON. Last fill-up, I turned ECON on and my mileage dropped to just over 25mpg. I do noticed much reduced throttle response in ECON, as...
  5. Poll: Do you ECON mode?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I have a love/hate relationship with ECON mode. When I have it enabled, I improve fuel efficiency and prevent myself from speeding(because it reduces power/speed), but I also hate it because sometimes I hate having to step on the accelerator so much in order to gain my desired speed. When I...
  6. anyone compare gas mileage with econ off and in Sport?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I know our CRV is much more fun to drive in Sport instead of Drive and the econ off. Has anyone compared gas mileage in different modes? IE... in S vs D and with econ off vs. on?
  7. Worse mileage with Econ mode?

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    I drove my cr-v 2017 ex in Econ mode for the first two tanks. Got mileage around 31.5 from car's computer. For the third tank, I turned off Econ and immediately mileage went up to 33.5. I also notice that rpm was fixed at around 2k for Econ. In non-econ mode, it will reduce to 1.5k when slow...
  8. Auto Climate Control Glitch (stuck on recirc, full A/C load); ECON button fixed it

    Gen 5: 2017-Present CR-V
    Last night I notice my engine appeared to be "lugging" at idle after a half-hour trip. I then noticed that the climate control was on "recirc", despite it being a beautiful day, and the difference between the outside and inside temps only being a few degrees. Manually cycling the A/C off...
  9. Low fuel econ due to cvt programming

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Hello all: New member here. I had a 2015 CRV-cvt EX. I averaged 25-26mpg combined, often got 27-28 highway. Cruising at 70-75mph, engine revs were under 2000rpm, maybe 1500rpm (hard to remember). Sadly, I had an accident and vehicle was wrecked; I am OK! I replaced it with a 2016 CRV-cvt EX. My...
  10. 1st gen fuel econ. drop

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 CR-V
    So i just did my timing belt, valve cover gasket, new tires(which are bigger), and have had a significant drop in fuel mileage and power/acceleration. Now, i understand and expected some loss of fuel mileage and power from the larger tires, but it had a very difficult time getting up the hills...
  11. Econ

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    What really happens when the ECON is engaged... meaning ON and the green leaf is on... another owner said when ECON is OFF the car is in AWD; when ECON is ON the car is in 2 W drive, which explains better fuel mileage... doesn't really sound correct, but they insist that is what Honda told them...
  12. Econ for road trips

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I will be driving my 14 CRV EXL to Florida next month (900 miles one way) and I was wondering what you all thought of my using the ECON button for this trip? Will I benefit from this or not? This is my first post, so thank you in advance.
  13. Why keep ECON Off always?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    I'm curious about why all of the posters on this forum who never use the ECON button bought the CRV instead of a CUV with better performance? It seems like most of the comments I read about on this forum mention performance as the main reason for not using ECON. Just curious about the rational!
  14. Is econ on?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Hi, I'm a new owner of a 2014 cr-v ex. I have what I'm sure is a stupid question. Say your driving down the highway at 65 mph and you push the econ button to turn it on. The leaf appears on the dash to show it is on. My question is, how can you tell it's working?
  15. Is it safe to use econ mode in city driving?

    Dear Honda:
    When the dealer was showing me the controls I was advised to use the econ button only on highway type driving and not to use it in stop and go city driving. I didn't ask why. I have since heard that using the econ mode in city driving will eventually lead to problems. I am wondering if Honda...
  16. Econ Mode On or Off?

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Didn't see a poll on this so curious to how many leave the econ button on all the time, some of the time or just leave it off.
  17. Mileage is worse with Econ button on!

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2012 honda crv-lx (it's the one with all the extras). The highway mileage have NEVER been close to 30mpg- more like 24-25mpg and that is with econ off. If I turn it on I get anywhere from 2-5mpg less! My dealer checked the computer and it is functioning correctly, he said. I am so...
  18. ECON sticker gons from windows in 2013 models

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 CR-V
    Anyone else noticed this? My 2013 did not have ECON stickers in the rear glass panels, as does the 2012.
  19. 2012 CR-V ECON??? Really?

    Problems & Issues
    Ok here's the thing. I'm not a lead foot but im definitely not light on the pedal. Today I drove to Riverhead, NY from Brooklyn on just over a half tank of gas with the range at approx. 162 miles to empty. The trip took about 2 hours with some minor stop and go traffic both ways so to add it up...
  20. ECON button and towing with a 2012 CR-V?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Should I turn this button OFF when towing a 800 lb. Seadoo jet ski?