Got a 2002 5 speed EX, traded in a 97 Accord. I wanted something bigger, higher, sportier & more flexible than my Accord. The CRV has the power and size to be a step up from my boring old Accord; the 2001 CRV was lacking. I am happy with everything. The 5 speed is fun (also eliminates any complaints about the dash shifter), plenty of perk & all the gadgets exceed my expecations. I paid sticker & waited 3 weeks. A lot of truck/car for $22,000!
5 speed is fun & perky. Interior is roomy & comfortable. Honda quality abounds.
Remove the rear headrest to see out the back window. The CD storage "hole" is too small for CDs. No discount off list price, but worth the money.
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