Captain's Seats and Great Armrests - 2012 Honda CR-V Long-Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V Long Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V: Captain's Seats and Great Armrests

April 1, 2013

2012 Honda CR-V

The seats in our 2012 Honda CR-V are really comfortable. They give great support and the leather isn't bad either. But I think my favorite part about them is the armrest. When I have control over my own folding armrest, I feel like I'm in First Class on a transatlantic flight and there's no one in the seat next to me.

The interior of the CR-V isn't made with the most expensive or plush materials, but it's still a comfortable place to sit during rush hour (which is saying a lot). Plus, after 18,000 miles, the seats seem to be holding up well with little signs of wear.

Travis Langness, Associate Editor @ 18,803 miles


  • guillesh guillesh Posts:

    I have to agree. I've owned 4 Hondas, and this is by far the most comfortable one of the lot. I am 6'1" tall, and in every other vehicle I have to scoot the seat all the way back. On the 2013 I now own, I actually have to move it fwd a little bit, because it goes TOO far back! I love the comfort of this car.

  • jpnpower jpnpower Posts:

    Leather seats are a must. They are absolutely superior to cloths in every fashion, although I haven't tested modern "better" cloths for extended periods. Too bad they only come on those "luxury" trim levels.

  • ahq ahq Posts:

    You're lucky you have an EX-L. At least you can adjust the tilt of the seat cushion, thanks to the power driver's seat. I sat in a CR-V LX at the auto show last month and my 6'1" frame could not get comfortable behind the wheel. The pedals were too close so my legs were splayed to the sides. Raising the front of the seat cushion could help compensate for this, but unfortunately you have to spend almost $30K to get a power driver's seat on a CR-V. The LX's height adjustment lever raises the entire cushion, moving it forward the higher you raise it, which reduces legroom even further.

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