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  1. Flat tire due to poor quality control

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    Yesterday my wife got a flat tire on her 2016. The tire was the original tire on the stock rim, and had never been off the vehicle. The tire had 23;000 of use. I took it to my local Honda dealer for repair. When the repair was completed, I was shown a piece of metal that was found inside the...
  2. Questions about quality 2019 Touring

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Sorry for my ignorance as I have been a Subaru driver and not had a Honda since my 2000 Civic EX coupe. I purchase a 2019 Touring AWD CRV and I am seeing things I believe are QC issues but maybe they are normal for Honda? -Hood has debris under paint - white pearl - drivers side roof rail has a...
  3. body hardware quality issues, upgrades?

    Gen 1: 1996-2001 (UK 1995-2001) CR-V
    i admit im some of the body related quality issues with the first jen. *terrible plastic joint wiper linkage seems to go out within a few months of putting a new one in *door lock actuators are weak and a little bit of ice prevents them from working at all, and any decent...
  4. Automotive News - Honda Quality Issues

    Media News & Reviews
    Interesting article about Honda's quality issues including the CR-Vs. As the article says "Are cracks showing in Honda's legendary quality and reliability?" On one hand "consumers appear to be looking past them for now" and on the other hand "The brand hasn't scored above the industry average...
  5. JD Power 3 Year Quality Rankings - Honda/Acura Not so Good #18

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V How the major brands ranked (problems per 100 vehicles): Lexus: 106 Porsche: 108 Toyota: 108 Chevrolet: 115 Buick: 118 Mini: 119 BMW: 122 Audi: 124 Hyundai: 124 Kia: 126 Infiniti: 128 Volkswagen: 131 Mercedes-Benz: 134...
  6. You've got 4h to save 35% on a top quality dash cam

    Vendor Deals
    We've found another solid deal, but time is super limited on this one! The Vantrue N2 Pro Dash Cam is packed with features including 1080P recording quality, front and cabin-facing cameras, infared nightvision, motion-activated parking mode, and more. Regularly priced at $199.99, it's marked...
  7. Where to Find Quality Timing Chain Parts

    Gen 3: 2007-2011 (UK 2008-2012) CR-V
    I am planning my 2007’s timing chain replacement. I have been told by other gearheads that I should get the chain, guides, etc. from the dealership to ensure quality parts. I have also been told Honda doesn’t make timing chain parts, they buy them from the same manufacturer as other car part...
  8. Bluetooth quality issues

    Problems & Issues
    My wife's 2018 CRV has such terrible Bluetooth speaker quality that I ask my wife to keep the calls from her CRV short. It sounds like a pack of wild gerbils are speaking in the background. Our other vehicles (2015 VW Golf and 2012 Mazda Miata) do not have these problems--normal "road noise"...
  9. A Couple issues - Compass Calibration/HFL Sound Quality

    Problems & Issues
    Hello All, I'm having 2, not serious, but annoying issues with my 2012 CRV EX. The first is the constant blinking, or calibrating of the compass. I tried holding the Set Up button to find the re-calibration menu, but the menu doesn't come up. Just the standard option for clock, audio sound and...
  10. Quality seat covers for 2017 EX grey cloth seats. Suggestions?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Im looking to protect my front seats primarily the driver seat since I will be using a seat cushion for back support which goes on the bottom and the back of the seat. I don't want any staining from the cushion in the hot Florida sun. Has anyone had good luck with a quality seat covers ? I...
  11. Quality Seat Protector

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    I have a 2017 CRV EX AWD with a gray cloth interior. I would like to buy a seat protector for daily use to keep the seats clean. However, I want to be assured that the seat protector will not stain, and it will allow heat through the heated seats this winter. Any suggestions on where I can...
  12. Front Control arms better quality for the price?

    Tires, Wheels, & Suspensions
    I'm replacing the control arms on my 2002 CRV. I'm shopping around for the best prices and trying to avoid the real garbage that is mixed in out there. Can anyone suggest a good brand? The pocketbook wont allow me to go with original Honda parts. Thanks in advance! Mike
  13. Windshield quality? Second one and cracked!

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    This is our first honda, so no experience on how honda windshield are bad... Just last week we replaced the windshield and 3 days later first small rock and the windshield now has a rock chip and crack!!! This is a oem windshield which is the exact one as the factory installed which also got...
  14. Oem cargo floor cover quality?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Need a cargo floor cover, either oem or Weathertech I guess. Can anyone please comment on the quality of the oem cover? Saw a review that said it is thin and flimsy and came folded with creases. Thanks.
  15. Android Auto Quality

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    here's a few questiosn for those of you who use android auto... I'm thinking about buying a cheap tablet just to run android auto (tablet b/c it's only $10/month on verizon). The primary reason is to run google maps, apple maps is just really dumb sometimes. I guess it would also be nice to...
  16. Who makes a quality Seat Cover?

    Who makes a quality front Seat Cover for 2017 CRV? Can I just purchase the driver side only?
  17. 2017 quality control

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Has anyone experienced any little problems cropping up with the new CR-V?
  18. Rear View Camera Quality

    Gen 4: 2012-2016 (UK 2012-2017) CR-V
    Greetings - I am new here recently purchased a 2016 EXL Navi - my wife driving it much of the time. One thing we've noticed is the rear view camera display at night is barely visible - blurry, glare etc. so I'm wondering if there's a defect or this is just what it is. I also own a 2014 Hyundai...
  19. Audio system - poor sound quality

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    Hello! First time poster, first time owning a Honda, after 4 different Mazdas over time. My '17 AWD Touring (Black, Canadian spec with all those toys US folks would like to have ;) ) was delivered last Wednesday and I'm still learning about it daily. I'm focusing on getting good sound...
  20. Paint quality on new CRV?

    Gen 5: 2017-2021 (UK 2018-2022) CR-V
    So we leased a 17 CR-V touring model for the wife. $450/month with just inception. Didn't think it was a bad deal considering they aren't budging and the best lease deal I saw online was $433 with 3k down. Anyway I convinced her to pay a little more for the touring cause the headlights are...