Love this car so much
We drive this car daily. We use it around town as well as take it on trips. It is comfortable to drive as well as ride in as a passenger. It is serviced every time it is due and apart from a recent minor recall,we have never had a problem with it.
All round good car
Since buying this car in February 2019 it has not let me down. It is economical on petrol and very roomy inside. Not a fan of the electronic boot but have now become used to all the other electronic driver assistance (or not so) gadgets. My biggest disappointment is with Honda as I agree with another writer regarding the "Honda Tailored Service" doc. provided to me on the purchase of the car. Why imply verbally and give me a document that shows the price of the yearly service up to 100,000 km when on the first service the price had rise...n. I was provided that first service at the price the document stated but not sure Honda will honour the price next time. So I maybe going somewhere else. The service pricing does not take away that the CR-V is a great family car, but buyer beware with regards to warranty pricing.
Purchased in February 2019.
Great car for a the retired couple with a big dog that likes to travel and tow a small camper van.
1. Everyday commute - shopping, spot & leisure. Great comfort and room for metro and country driving. Good acceleration when needed. Great economy.
2. Easily tows a small camper van on any reasonable road surface.
3. Our CRV VTi S is used every day.
4. Our car is serviced every 10,000kms which comes around more quickly than the suggested alternative of 6 months. It is serviced at the local Honda dealership which does a great job on it and our second car, a Honda Jazz.
5. We have not experienced any mechanical issues other than a recent, nation wide recall to replace the fuel pump - which has been done.
So happy with my CRV
I use my CRV for work and family, it’s got so much room. Love leg room, the folding rear seats and storage space. Good fuel economy and plenty of pep for overtaking. Such a comfortable car I love it. Had two RAV 4’s before and this is better!
Amazing to drive - so roomy!
Purchased in OCT 2019 - MY20. I use this daily even though it’s our second vehicle. Amazing to drive, so much interior room, especially for the kids in the back. Exceptional vehicle, absolutely love it!
I'm the only user of my car that I drive every day to work and back.
Things I love about my car: love the power of the engine, the ease of using the cruise control, blind spot camera on the left side, electric boot, the looks of my car.
Things I don't like: every single time you start your engine, you have to accept the warning on your touch screen what is super annoying. Rear vieuw camera is in the wrong spot, just with a little bit of rain, the camera is useless because of the drops on it......very annoying. When just sitting in my car, I can't open the windows, I have start up the car first before I can open them....super annoying
Exceeds my highest expectations.
This CR-V is our second car, the other being a Landrover Discovery. It is comfortable, safe, quiet, fuel efficient, spacious, and well appointed, and it drives very nicely. Current covid-19 travel restrictions have so far prevented us from driving it as much or as far as we would like, and the car is still well short of its 10,000 km service. There have been no problems to report or fix, and we have no hesitation in recommending this model CR-V to other buyers.
Purchased in March 2020.
Daily use, family transport. Dealer service ,no issues mentioned. Would be a much better vehicle if more noise deadening installed. Good ride , roomy and comfortable. Visibility is good .Service personnel efficient and courteous.
Purchased in July 2019 for A$29,990.00.
Nicest car I have owned
I loved the car from day 1. It is smooth and pleasant to drive. Everything functions well and is easy to use. I find the vision slightly restricted at intersections.
Purchased in February 2019.
OUR HONDA CRV VTI-S FWD
Private Use - Usually daily - Services come too often. I was told when I purchased my CRV that the servicing periods would be 10,000 km ( or every 12 months) or when the "Honda Engine Oil Monitor light illuminates". In actual fact, the "light" illuminates about every 7 to 9 months. I am a very careful, moderate driver both on acceleration and braking, so wonder why the services come so frequently.
I am told that this frequency of servicing is generally not normal for modern/new cars.
Other than that, a great car - very roomy, very comfortabl...
Purchased in January 2019 at Honda Newstead for A$37,000.00.
Good value for money and easy to drive
Happy with our CRV - 20k service just completed without fuss. Would recommend as a good family car which has really good fuel economy on the open road. Seats are comfortable and its easy to drive.
Purchased in April 2019 at Rex Gorell Honda for A$35,500.00.
Car gets used everyday ,very happy with the smooth ride and ample power for my needs.Fuel consumption very good for a car of this size averaging 7.4 litres /per 100ks but have achieved as low as 6.2 on a trip.
lovely car so far but cannot say the same for Honda dealership
Honda dealership shafted me over with trade in and then told me there is a set price for my services that's all you will pay for first 12 services unless you need other filters or brakes.
That's where the nonsense comes in take it for my very first service and yes i have to pay more than stated sorry I'm told Honda Australia increased the prices read the fine print.
First and last time they will touch it i wonder how there 7 years warranty will hold up.
Very disappointed Honda
Purchased in June 2019.
It is just perfect for us
It’s been 5 weeks and almost 1000 kms since I got the car. I have the black color but looks gorgeous. This is my second Honda. I don’t drive the car at enthusiasts speed but safe speeds and never found the engine/transmission under spec. Android Auto works like a dream. Camera is good as well as the emergency braking facility. The safety specs are really good. I am hoping for a few great years of good motoring. Will let you know otherwise.
Does the job
Very pleased with handling, economy and power.
Only drawback is the wireless, as it relies on this for music and GPS etc - frequently doesn;t work. GPS location is useless
And requires service more than I thought (usually $300 a hit)
Purchased in May 2019 for A$32,500.00.
Great vehicle, sneaky Honda service and center display issues
Bought my 2019 CR V in 2019.
I had the central display unit replaced under warranty and still having the same problems or worst than before. Honda service people at Kirrawee said they haven't got any upgrades or recalls from Honda. This is very frustrating and dangerous, as the centre display unit keeps changing the program, brightness, display from radio to GPS and back again, last week after aI finished a phone call, the centre unit went crazy again and then started to call my last phone call by itself!
Lucky it was one of my colleagues, if i...
Good reliable family car
Car now 3 years old with 39000 kms. Reviews all said 2.0l engine was "underwhelming" yes is if you F1 driver but for the daily commute & family workhorse it is perfect with plenty of space & comfort for family of teenagers. Air conditioning works well
Purchased in April 2016.
They know this model has problems
Brand new car purchased Aug 2018 Honda CRV 2018 AWD
Problem 1, head unit has a mind of its own, when driving on a sunny day if the head unit gets a lot of heat from the front windscreen, the unit will start making adjustments by its self as if someone is touching the touch screen. Honda don’t have a fix for it. Honda have replaced it twice, but they are just replacing it with the same type of unit so essentially replacing the faulty units with other faulty units. It is winter at the moment so all is good, but come summer I will be back again g...
Purchased in August 2018 for A$34,000.00.
Best car we have ever owned
We purchased this SUV to serve as our "family car", and have never regretted it once. Like most Honda vehicles, I think the great functionality is due to how much thought went into the design. It has a multitude of different functions which are very user-friendly, because all the buttons etc are exactly where you would expect to find them. Having never had forward and reverse sensors before, I now can't live without them because they make parking so much easier. The reversing camera has multiple angles which also comes in handy. In terms of cab...in space, it has no more or less than your average SUV. With two baby seats in the back, you could fit a thin person in the middle. Depending on the baby seat you have (some rear-facing recline more than others), this can limit the legroom the front passenger has. Although taller than your average sedan, the entire car sits slightly lower than lots of other SUVs out there (but this is more an aesthetic point). Having previously suffered from back pain, I can attest that the CRV seats are very comfortable, and from a lay-man's point of view, fairly ergonomic. The semi-turbo engine makes accelerating so much easier and faster, and it makes the accelerator of other cars seem heavy and sluggish. The only malfunction I have noticed was that during one drive, the entire display began to flick on and off uncontrollably. It did not affect the sound at the time and the mechanic advised simply turning the engine off-and-on (which did fix the problem). If having trouble deciding on models, I personally would say that the satellite navigation (which is included in the VTi-S) is fairly superfluous, as the car has Apple CarPlay so directions can be accessed via your phone onto the car display (however this is a personal preference). It has required an engine oil change and service (at 8500km), rather earlier than what you would expect, and the mechanics blamed it on the fact that we use the car for "city driving" (which seems to defeat the purpose for anyone looking to purchase a car for shorter commutes).
Purchased in December 2018.
- RW VTi-S AWD (2017-2020)
- Verified purchase
Got the 2019 Vti-S 2019 model from Honda Essendon. I love the space it has compared to other competitors within its range. Loaded with all the safety features and aesthetically beauty from the inside. The exterior design is not the best which I believe the CX-5 is better. Overall, it's not to bad with the comfort and practicality it provides.
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