3rd Generation (2007—2011) CR-V Problems

CR-V owners with a 2007—2011 model year have the most problems with the interior (27%), engine (15%), and the wheels (14%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Unwanted Acceleration When Braking 23 complaints at an average of 16,894 miles in the 2011 Honda CR-V.
  2. Premature Tire Wear 95 complaints at an average of 28,328 miles in the 2007 Honda CR-V.
  3. Ac Compressor Failure 36 complaints at an average of 90,612 miles in the 2007 Honda CR-V.

What CR-V Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 133 8 67 71.91
2010 105 10 81 30.91
2009 66 8 72 20.45
2008 173 7 80 33.1
2007 272 7 87 33.08

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