I've read all the reviews and I did have to replace the fuel sensor at about 35000 miles ($450).
The ride is rough without a couple bags of sand in the rear.
I've had virtually NO problems with this car.
The Check Engine light started coming on.
Removed the EGR Valve (in a very easy location) and cleaned out the carbon to good results.
Would I buy it again?
My friend's Mazda Tribute was the same year, got better gas mileage, rode much better and had no problems at all.
I had resisted buying an SUV, but the
Subaru dealer I went to for an Outback
was so obnoxious, I went to Honda. They
were clearing out the 2001's and I got
a great price. The dealer however, did
not tell me that I was not getting a
Honda, but an Izuzu - with Honda
I have hated this SUV since the first
long distance (250 miles) trip. It's
uncomfortable, noisy and thirsty. Also,
every time we drive on an expressway
for more than 30 miles or so, when we
stop the thing sounds liek a diesel -
but the dealer has "never heard of a
problem like that" and "can't find
To be honest, I don't know why we still
I bought what I thought was a certified used Honda Passport still under warranty for my 16 yr old daughter in 2004. I have spent over $10,000 in repairs in five years. The transmission just went out for the second time with only 116,000 miles on the odometer. The car is actually an Isuzu Rodeo with Honda's name on it. This car is a piece of junk.
WE LIVE IN A RURAL AREA AND PART OF OUR
DRIVING IS OVER ROADS THAT ARE NOT KEPT
VERY WELL. THIS VEHICLE HAS PASSED
OVER THESE ROADS AT LEAST 6 DAYS A WEEK
FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS AND STILL DOES NOT
HAVE A SHAKE OR RATTLE. WE HAVE NEVER
OWNED A CAR WE COULD SAY THAT ABOUT,
NOT EVEN MY HUSBAND'S 4-WHEEL DRIVE
PICKUP. I FEEL VERY CONFIDENT THIS
WILL BE A CAR WE WILL BE ABLE TO DRIVE
ALONG TIME AFTER'S IT'S PAID FOR IF WE