Rear-View Camera Options - 2012 Honda CR-V Long-Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V Long Term Road Test

2012 Honda CR-V: Rear-View Camera Options

March 6, 2013

2012 Honda CR-V

I noticed a few days ago that the CR-V's rear-view camera has three handy modes. The standard view, pictured above, shows a conventional field of view, which works for straight reversing.

2012 Honda CR-V

The second option is a wide-angle view which is handy for reversing through a slalom course.

2012 Honda CR-V

The third is a downward-facing view which allows you to sneak right up the curb or, I suppose, a trailer, should you be unfortunate enough to have to tow with your CR-V.

Josh Jacquot, Senior Editor @ somewhere North of 17,500 miles


  • fws1 fws1 Posts:

    After buying several Accords since our original purchase in 1978, we decided to try the 2012 CR-V. After 24,000 miles we have only one complaint: We cannot read the rear camera or the GPS in the bright sunlight. The glare on the screen on most days renders the camera useless and the GPS just bearable when my wife shades the screen with something handy. Honda has corrected the problem in the 2013 model by recessing the screen; but, that doesn't help us. Honda should issue an attachable screen via a recall.

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