This is a pretty good writeup for those considering a base level CR-V.
In the April issue the Best Small SUV comparo. All the usual suspects but the CR-V the hands down winner. Surprised that the new RAV 4 was let down by the chassis and drivetrain. What's the point of a re-design?
8. Chevy Equinox
7. Jeep Cherrokee
6. Nissan Rogue
5. Hyundai Tucson
4. Toyota RAV4
3. Subaru Forester
2. Mazda CX-5
1. Honda CR-V
"Now with the whole of its competitive set assembled, the CR-V shines again. No crossover provides a better overall balance than the Honda. It's fun to drive yet...
Tried to publish this in reviews but it wouldn't let me.
Interestingly it is 1 inch shorter and another inch lower than the 3rd. gen, when it looks bigger. I'm wondering with all this friction saving in engine components, how long term reliability would be. Now we are offered electric power...
The wipers have gone pretty much random whacko on my 2007 CR-V. Nothing wrong with the motor itself (good and strong), but the controller is bad:
- random number of wipes between intervals
- new second "at rest" position: vertical!!!
- stays on continuously regardless of control settings
I got my new Motor Trend yesterday and they had a comparison of 5 compact crossovers. They rated them as follows;
1. Subaru Forrester
2. Nissian Rogue
3. Honda CRV
4, Saturn VUE
5. Toyota RAV4
Read the article at The Frugal Five: Entry-level 'utes for the unwavering urbanite - Comparison -...