3rd Gen (2007 – 2011) Honda CR-V Problems

The 3rd generation of the CR-V has a cumulative PainRank™ of 37.8. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2007–2011 CR-V model years have sent in 741 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the interior (27%) followed by the engine (15%) and the wheels (14%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
2011 132
71.62
2010 104
31.43
2009 65
19.99
2008 171
33.44
2007 269
32.55

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