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  1. Purchasing a 2015 CRV - worried about the CVT

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi folks I haven't picked it up yet, but was excited about my purchase until I read concerns about the CVT transmission. How have you found it? Thanks
  2. Purchasing 2008 EX-L

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Hi, all: I'm trying to purchase a used CR-V on a tight $9K budget, all costs included. My basic requirements are that I should be able to get in and drive her for 100-200 mile stretches without constantly worrying about it breaking down on the way. My recreational use would be occasional, and...
  3. Purchasing New Tires for CR-V

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hi Everyone! I wanted to know everyone's perspective on tires because I am planning to replace mine very soon. I've had my 17' CR-V for about a year and 3 months and have occurred 33k miles on. I drive a lot every year going to places (Beaches, Las Vegas) since I live in Southern California...
  4. Purchasing a 5th Gen Honda CR-V EX

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Good Evening, I'm fairly new to this forum. But familiar with the Honda family. In about 8 months, I'll be turning in my 2016 Honda Civic EX. As the lease will be up. This past winter, we had several snowstorms. The civic didn't fair well in the snow, and I found myself stuck a few times...
  5. What documents should you receive when purchasing CPO?

    2012-2016 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 4)
    What all documents should you get when purchasing CPO vehicle? Should it come with a certificate showing the warranty dates?
  6. Potentially purchasing used 2011 CR-V LX 4WD 5-Speed AT

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I currently own a 2000 Saab 9-3 which I bought last year for $1000. I've already had to do some repairs and frankly don't want to put more money into it. My girlfriend's co-worker is moving across the country and wants to sell her car before she leaves. She leaves November 1st, so she's running...
  7. Purchasing certified pre-owned

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hey all! First time posting but love the forum. I am looking to get a 2017 crv exl 2wd for my wife as we have a baby on the way and would like to get her out of her tin can versa. I am located in Arizona and we are trying to find a white crv exl with black interior (which seems almost...
  8. Purchasing our first CR-V tomorrow

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I am a newbee here and the Mrs and I wil be buying our very first Honda CR-V. This is a 2nd vehicle for my Wife so she doesn't have to drive our Silverado pick up day in day out helping preserve that new to us rig. (2016 Silverado High Country with the 6.2 liter and 8 speed transmission) Mainly...
  9. Thinking of purchasing a 2010 CRV EX-L w/Nav, anything to watch out for?

    2007-2011 Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen 3)
    Hi, My parents friend are going to sell their 2010 CRV EX-L w/Nav in a few months and said I could have first dibs. It has 76,000 KM on it and dealer maintained. Is there anything I should look for re: wear and tear and repairs that may be coming up? I currently own a 2000 Jeep Grand...
  10. Purchasing an EX-L - Canada or US factory?

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Hey everyone. I just recently registered as I'm about to purchase my first Honda, an EX-L in white/black! The dealer has one on the lot that was built in Canada and one coming off the truck in two weeks from a US factory. I noticed according to the VINs that the Canada EX-Ls seems to be up...
  11. Advice needed on purchasing a used crv

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hey everyone, New to the site and looking for a little advice. I'm looking around for a used cr-v and hoping to spend between 2500 and 3500 dollars. I'm in Austin TX. I haven't seen a lot that gives me much hope so far. One 97 with just over 200k miles asking 2900 and a 99 with 154k asking...
  12. 2007 EXL 2WD - couple questions before purchasing

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I'm looking for a CR-V for my wife, and we test drove one yesterday that she liked, but had two concerns. 1. When starting up, it took 3-7 clicks for it to start, just a couple seconds. Is this something to worry about? 2. The vehicle has 91k miles on it, and the brakes are making a loud...
  13. Purchasing Auto Extended Warranty by Honda Care? Good? Bad?

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi- I am awkward to post this. I can't find the appropriate category to post this question... Is it worth it to buy an extended warranty? My vehicle, the 2011 Honda CR-V (LX) was purchased in August of 2011, and the warranty is almost up.. Now 33,000 miles but not hit the August mark yet.. So...
  14. Differential problem: my experience purchasing a used CR-V

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all, New to this forum. Glad to be here. I recently purchased a used CR-V from a local used-car dealer. I paid about $10,000 for the vehicle (before taxes). I was thinking it was a pretty good deal. It's a 2005 CR-V EX-L, it's been well maintained, drives really well. It does have 145,000...
  15. 2004 CR-V Purchasing Questions

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    My mother is looking for a newer vehicle than what she has now (she is driving a 1995 GMC Safari) and has her heart set on the second generation CR-V, but she wanted me to post a couple of questions before she purchases one. How good is the gas mileage? Could it tow a ~1000 lb trailer? Are...
  16. Purchasing a combination key & remote

    Accessories
    I purchased a combination key & remote for my 2003 CRV from the famous online auction site. It was the type that combines the key & remote into one, rather than having the two seperate which was the appeal to me. It looked quite nice, with a shiny silver "H" on it and had the regular functions...
  17. Tips for purchasing used '08 or '09 (dealer or private party)

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    I'm looking to purchase a used '08 or '09 CRV (EX or EX-L) model in Northern California (SF Bay Area,) ideally, a model that has less than 24k miles and was originally purchased no more than two years ago. Comparing private party asking prices, with those of Honda dealers, private parties seem...
  18. Purchasing a Factory Navigation?

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    Is there a place where I can purchase a factory navigation system for my 08 CRV EX-L? I would like to upgrade my 6-disc factory radio w/ XM but not interested in installing an aftermarket because the factory navigation systems are not as attractive to car stereo thieves. Unfortunately, I have...
  19. Purchasing an Extended Warranty??

    Miscellaneous / General CR-V Discussions
    I just bought a new Honda CRV EX-L w/NAV yesterday and am a former CRV owner-love them. I declined the extended warranty 7 yr-75miles $975 and am having second thoughts due to all of the electrical components with the NAV. Any thoughts?? Should I buy it? I have until tomorrow morning. Thank you!!!!!
  20. Thinking of purchasing a CR-V

    Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Just sold the E, now looking at a CR-V. I am looking at a used 08 and would like some feedback on the 08. Or shouuld I get a new E?
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