2009 Honda CR-V Consumer Review: Horrible Seats

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By gdcinthebigd on


2009 Honda CR-V EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5A)


Just got back from a 500 mile road trip and am seriously considering trading this vehicle in with only 2200 miles on it. I have owned 2 Hondas before - a 2001 Honda CRV and a 2005 Honda Accord and would never have expected the lousy design of the front seats in this vehicle. My right leg went numb after 100 miles. When I switched to the passenger seat I found out it is even worse. I'm a normal size guy (5'11"/190 lbs) and could not find a comfortable position. The seat cushions are too short. The headrests are too far forward. The seats are rock hard. What happened Honda? Is this cost-cutting? I won't buy another Honda ever after this.

Best Features

Reduced road noise and more powerful engine than my 2001.

Worst Features

Replace the seats. Put in a bigger engine. Fix the liftback - you have to slam it to make it catch.
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