Convenient Clearance - 2012 Honda CR-V Long-Term Road Test
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2012 Honda CR-V Long Term Road Test

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2012 Honda CR-V: Convenient Clearance

August 20, 2012

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I despise high curbs and parking blocks. Why there's no standardized height for these things escapes me. A conspiracy perhaps conjured up by curb/block manufacturers and body shops? Who knows? But after a passenger scraped the bottom edge of my MR-2's door so many years ago, I've learned to carefully check the clearance if it looks questionable.

When I rolled up into this prime parking spot with this rather tall curb-like structure on the driver's side, I opened the door slowly and saw that I had plenty of clearance. Cheers to the little crossover for eliminating one of life's little stress points in the asphalt jungle. 

John DiPietro, Automotive Editor

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