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2001 Honda CR-V SUV

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Very reliable but a bit uncomfortable
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By shawn
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2001 Honda CR-V SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Great car this one. With oil changes it goes and goes with only minor repairs. I will definitely buy a Honda again just not a CRV. Our kids are getting older and the back seat is the most uncomfortable rear seat I have ever sat in. The kids hate it! Very poor rear seat design. Other than that a good little car. Perfect for two people.


Best Features

Reliability pure and simple. Hondas are superior quality made cars.


Worst Features

I would suggest that our military use the rear seats to torture prisoners. Just let them sit there and drive them around for two hours and they'll be willing to give up any secrets. Just bad design. Very uncomfortable.


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Good Deal
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By ATL
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2001 Honda CR-V SUV SE AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


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Fun and easy to drive. Sometimes lack power, but it is expected with a 4cyl. Have to change the AWB drive fluid every one-two years to fix the squeaking noise when making a sharp turn. Gas mileage ok.


Best Features

AWD, picnic table in trunk.


Worst Features

More power and more comfortable seats


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Honda is the Bomb
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By CQ
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2001 Honda CR-V SUV LX AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Owned this CR-V from the beginning. Has 165,000 miles on it and no issues or problems. Changed the brakes at 100,000 miles and changing the timing belt next week other then that just the normal oil changes. Hondas and Toyotas are the only make I will buy.


Best Features

for a smaller SUV the driver and passenger sides are very roomy. good on gas.


Worst Features

none


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Honda engine issue
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By Gloria
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2001 Honda CR-V SUV LX AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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56,000 miles check engine light came on. Found codes P0301,302, and p1399. Search revealed Honda sb 03-038. Probable cause 1 or more cylinders have receded into the cylinder head. Corrective action-inspect the valve clearance, if necessary replace cylinder head. Car brought to fox Honda in auburn, NY they were unwilling to remove the cylinder head. Wanted to replace ignition coil and do tune up for $500.00+. Advised me I could continue driving until car wouldn't start without harming engine. At home removed cylinder head and found 2 valves out of adjustment. This is a documented problem w/these engines. Honda response - the dealer I went to made a mistake for $100 more I could have tried another...


Best Features

Originally purchased a Honda due to their good reputation...that was my favorite feature. After our experiences with this Honda I would not own another.


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Since this incident I've repeatedly heard Honda owners main complaint is the service they receive at Honda dealerships. Honda really should look into educating their employees and owning up to their mistakes. No responsibility was taken by Honda for the misdiagnosis or the problem with this engine.


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Bobsled on wheels
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By Guy L.
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2001 Honda CR-V SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I previously owned an 87 Caprice and wondered why all the CR-Vs would toot their horns in snowy conditions. This thing can get up in go in any condition and handles excellent and gets up to 24MPG! It truly is a bobsled with wheels.


Best Features

Slip sensing all wheel drive


Worst Features

Maybe a premium sound system option


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