1st Generation (2015—2018) HR-V Problems

HR-V owners with a 2015—2018 model year have the most problems with the interior (40%), body (12%), and the electrical (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Uncomfortable Seats 12 complaints at an average of 3,301 miles in the 2016 Honda HR-V.
  2. Window Gaskets Are Loose 2 complaints at an average of 3,400 miles in the 2017 Honda HR-V.
  3. Not Working Properly 2 complaints at an average of 4,050 miles in the 2016 Honda HR-V.

What HR-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 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 1 0 1 0.87
2017 10 0 19 7.62
2016 40 1 43 20.14
2015 4 0 0 2.06

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