The Truth About Cars » Honda CR-V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 13:00:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2018 Honda CR-V Spied Testing in Ohio http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2018-honda-cr-v-spied-testing-in-ohio/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2018-honda-cr-v-spied-testing-in-ohio/#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:22:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1328457 Spy photos of the next-generation Honda CR-V have just rolled in from rural Ohio. The camo-clad vehicle can’t hide the extensively restyled body planned for the 2018 model year. Honda’s plan is to grow the size of the strong-selling crossover, while bringing the whole package upscale. Most noticeable on this test mule are taillights that […]

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Spy photos of the next-generation Honda CR-V have just rolled in from rural Ohio. The camo-clad vehicle can’t hide the extensively restyled body planned for the 2018 model year. Honda’s plan is to grow the size of the strong-selling crossover, while bringing the whole package upscale. Most noticeable on this test mule are taillights that […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Soothes Investors, Dodge Gets its DiCaprio Moment, and Kentucky Aims for Volkswagen’s Center Mass http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-ford-soothes-investors-dodge-gets-dicaprio-moment-kentucky-aims-volkswagens-center-mass/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1310346 Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Ford is doing so well, you’d be a damn fool to ever think of not investing in Ford, says Ford. That, hiring a crop of cranky old people paid off for Dodge, Kentucky joins the let’s-sue-Volkswagen party, Honda gets a Hoosier boost, and ethanol continues to suck … after the break! Big Blue isn’t leaking […]

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Ask Bark: Which Beater Should She Bet On? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ask-bark-beater-bet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ask-bark-beater-bet/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1292914 New-to-TTAC reader Kobe writes: Hi Bark, I’ve only begun to read TTAC and your email responses are a great read, so I figured I’d give sending you a question a shot. Two of my wife’s friends are looking for reliable, used cars. The parameters I’ve been given were $4,000 or less (as she will need to […]

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New-to-TTAC reader Kobe writes: Hi Bark, I’ve only begun to read TTAC and your email responses are a great read, so I figured I’d give sending you a question a shot. Two of my wife’s friends are looking for reliable, used cars. The parameters I’ve been given were $4,000 or less (as she will need to […]

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Piston Slap: Get Your M+S, Be the All-Season Tire MD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-get-ms-season-tire-md/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-get-ms-season-tire-md/#comments Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:30:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1214673 Kai writes: Hi Sajeev, I could use a good, concise opinion regarding all-season tires. Researching this on the internet is more confusing than researching “chest pain” on WebMD, so you get to be the doctor on this. We’ve got a 2007 Honda CR-V, which my wife drives in 4-season weather about 1,000 miles/month. There are no […]

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Kai writes: Hi Sajeev, I could use a good, concise opinion regarding all-season tires. Researching this on the internet is more confusing than researching “chest pain” on WebMD, so you get to be the doctor on this. We’ve got a 2007 Honda CR-V, which my wife drives in 4-season weather about 1,000 miles/month. There are no […]

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U.S. North to South 2015: Barrow, Alaska http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/u-s-north-south-2015-barrow-alaska/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/u-s-north-south-2015-barrow-alaska/#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1187362 Last year, I crossed the United States from Coast to Coast — New York to LA — in a Ram 1500 Tradesman. You can follow last year’s coverage here. This year we embark on another crossing, this time from North to South, albeit starting a little further North than you might expect. I’ll hop in a […]

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Last year, I crossed the United States from Coast to Coast — New York to LA — in a Ram 1500 Tradesman. You can follow last year’s coverage here. This year we embark on another crossing, this time from North to South, albeit starting a little further North than you might expect. I’ll hop in a […]

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Chart Of The Day: July Marks 11 Months On Top For The Honda CR-V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/chart-day-july-marks-11-months-top-honda-cr-v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/chart-day-july-marks-11-months-top-honda-cr-v/#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1133417 Beginning in September 2014, the Honda CR-V began a streak as America’s best-selling SUV/crossover, a streak which has now extended through July 2015. Eleven consecutive months is no mean feat — the Toyota Camry’s current streak as America’s best-selling car is only six months long. The CR-V is strengthening, however. In July, year-over-year volume jumped […]

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Beginning in September 2014, the Honda CR-V began a streak as America’s best-selling SUV/crossover, a streak which has now extended through July 2015. Eleven consecutive months is no mean feat — the Toyota Camry’s current streak as America’s best-selling car is only six months long. The CR-V is strengthening, however. In July, year-over-year volume jumped […]

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America’s 20 Best-Selling Vehicles: February 2015 YTD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/americas-20-best-selling-vehicles-february-2015-ytd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/americas-20-best-selling-vehicles-february-2015-ytd/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:45:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1015162 After an especially strong start to 2015, Ford F-Series volume failed to increase in the United States in the second month of the year. The F-Series was outsold by GM’s full-size twins in February 2015, just as it was in the final five months of 2014. Through the first two months of 2015, however, the […]

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After an especially strong start to 2015, Ford F-Series volume failed to increase in the United States in the second month of the year. The F-Series was outsold by GM’s full-size twins in February 2015, just as it was in the final five months of 2014. Through the first two months of 2015, however, the […]

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Question Of The Day: Will The CR-V Continue To Be America’s Best-Selling Honda? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/question-day-will-cr-v-continue-americas-best-selling-honda/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/question-day-will-cr-v-continue-americas-best-selling-honda/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:21:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1008298 After averaging around than 230,000 U.S. sales between 2007 and 2013, a period in which Honda averaged 295,000 annual Civic sales and 324,000 annual Accord sales, the CR-V was the second-best-selling Honda in America for the first time ever in 2014. Much of the CR-V’s Civic-besting work was done in a second half which saw Civic […]

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After averaging around than 230,000 U.S. sales between 2007 and 2013, a period in which Honda averaged 295,000 annual Civic sales and 324,000 annual Accord sales, the CR-V was the second-best-selling Honda in America for the first time ever in 2014. Much of the CR-V’s Civic-besting work was done in a second half which saw Civic […]

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America’s 10 Best-Selling SUVs And Crossovers In January 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-january-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-january-2015/#comments Sun, 08 Feb 2015 15:02:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=994442 The Honda CR-V, soon to be the middle rung on Honda’s crossover ladder, was America’s best-selling SUV in January 2015. This was the CR-V’s fifth consecutive month atop the SUV/CUV leaderboard. 2014 was the third consecutive year that the CR-V led the category on an annual basis. • CR-V accounted for 26% of Honda brand […]

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The Honda CR-V, soon to be the middle rung on Honda’s crossover ladder, was America’s best-selling SUV in January 2015. This was the CR-V’s fifth consecutive month atop the SUV/CUV leaderboard. 2014 was the third consecutive year that the CR-V led the category on an annual basis. • CR-V accounted for 26% of Honda brand […]

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Editorial: The People’s Champion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/editorial-peoples-champion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/editorial-peoples-champion/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=991114 One thing that sets TTAC apart is our appreciation for the kind of cars that most people would write off as “boring”. Part of it is born from our commitment to serving our readers – more often than not, there is a strong desire to read about cars one would actually purchase, rather than just automotive […]

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One thing that sets TTAC apart is our appreciation for the kind of cars that most people would write off as “boring”. Part of it is born from our commitment to serving our readers – more often than not, there is a strong desire to read about cars one would actually purchase, rather than just automotive […]

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Capsule Review: 2015 Honda CR-V Touring http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/capsule-review-2015-honda-cr-v-touring/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/capsule-review-2015-honda-cr-v-touring/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:20:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=988578 The Honda CR-V was America’s best-selling SUV in 2014, just as it was in six of the seven previous years. (We’re using the term “SUV” loosely here in order to avoid constant delineation.) CR-V volume increased to previously unseen levels in 2014. Honda reported 335,019 CR-V sales last year, 28,807 more than Ford managed with […]

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The Honda CR-V was America’s best-selling SUV in 2014, just as it was in six of the seven previous years. (We’re using the term “SUV” loosely here in order to avoid constant delineation.) CR-V volume increased to previously unseen levels in 2014. Honda reported 335,019 CR-V sales last year, 28,807 more than Ford managed with […]

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America’s 10 Best-Selling SUVs & Crossovers In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-2014/#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:03:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=972122 American Honda grabbed its third consecutive best-selling SUV crown with the increasingly popular CR-V in calendar year 2014. The CR-V’s lead over the next-best-selling Ford Escape grew to 28,807 units (about one month of sales for the CR-V) in 2014 from 7911 units in calendar year 2013. • CR-V leads SUVs & crossovers in seven […]

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American Honda grabbed its third consecutive best-selling SUV crown with the increasingly popular CR-V in calendar year 2014. The CR-V’s lead over the next-best-selling Ford Escape grew to 28,807 units (about one month of sales for the CR-V) in 2014 from 7911 units in calendar year 2013. • CR-V leads SUVs & crossovers in seven […]

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America’s 10 Best-Selling SUVs & Crossovers In November 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-november-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/americas-10-best-selling-suvs-crossovers-november-2014/#comments Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:37:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=955794 If ever there was a month to highlight the popularity of America’s best-selling SUVs and crossovers, November 2014 is it. The Honda CR-V, the top-ranked utility vehicle in each of the last three months, didn’t just outsell all SUV and crossover nameplates, it outsold all passenger car nameplates, as well. CR-V sales improved by 8869 […]

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If ever there was a month to highlight the popularity of America’s best-selling SUVs and crossovers, November 2014 is it. The Honda CR-V, the top-ranked utility vehicle in each of the last three months, didn’t just outsell all SUV and crossover nameplates, it outsold all passenger car nameplates, as well. CR-V sales improved by 8869 […]

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Chart Of The Day: How Many Subcompact SUVs Are Automakers Selling? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/chart-day-many-subcompact-suvs-automakers-selling/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/chart-day-many-subcompact-suvs-automakers-selling/#comments Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:32:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=950481 The Chevrolet Trax, Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, and Mazda CX-3 are coming. The Buick Encore, a pair of taller Minis, and the Nissan Juke are already here. It’s a burgeoning segment, silly in the eyes of many, but useful for automakers who want to cash in on consumers’ desire for fuel efficiency and […]

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The Chevrolet Trax, Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, and Mazda CX-3 are coming. The Buick Encore, a pair of taller Minis, and the Nissan Juke are already here. It’s a burgeoning segment, silly in the eyes of many, but useful for automakers who want to cash in on consumers’ desire for fuel efficiency and […]

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The CR-V Tops Honda’s October 2014 Leaderboard, Outsells Accord And Civic http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/cr-v-tops-hondas-october-2014-leaderboard-outsells-accord-civic/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/cr-v-tops-hondas-october-2014-leaderboard-outsells-accord-civic/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:50:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=942529 In October 2014, for the first time since March 2012 and just the sixth time in the last five years, the Honda CR-V was American Honda’s best-selling model. Finishing the month ahead of the Accord and Civic, given their longstanding status as two of America’s best-selling cars, is no easy feat. Only a handful of […]

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In October 2014, for the first time since March 2012 and just the sixth time in the last five years, the Honda CR-V was American Honda’s best-selling model. Finishing the month ahead of the Accord and Civic, given their longstanding status as two of America’s best-selling cars, is no easy feat. Only a handful of […]

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2015 Honda CR-V: Will it Hang On To Compact SUV Sales Crown? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/2015-honda-cr-v-will-hang-compact-suv-sales-crown/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/2015-honda-cr-v-will-hang-compact-suv-sales-crown/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:28:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=921713 The Honda CR-V has been the compact SUV sales champion for 7 of the past 10 years. But with competition in the segment heating up, Honda is hoping that their mid-cycle refresh will keep the CR-V attractive to buyers in the fastest-growing segment in the new car market. Styling tweaks aside, the CR-V gains a […]

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The Honda CR-V has been the compact SUV sales champion for 7 of the past 10 years. But with competition in the segment heating up, Honda is hoping that their mid-cycle refresh will keep the CR-V attractive to buyers in the fastest-growing segment in the new car market. Styling tweaks aside, the CR-V gains a […]

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2015 Honda CR-V Gets New Look, New Transmission http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/2015-honda-cr-v-gets-new-look-new-transmission/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/2015-honda-cr-v-gets-new-look-new-transmission/#comments Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:23:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=916346 Our own Jack Baruth is full of praise for Honda’s CVT transmission, and it looks like the 2015 CR-V could be the next vehicle from the Big H to adopt it, replacing the 5-speed automatic gearbox. While Honda has released just a single photograph of the 2015 CR-V, we have it on good authority that […]

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Our own Jack Baruth is full of praise for Honda’s CVT transmission, and it looks like the 2015 CR-V could be the next vehicle from the Big H to adopt it, replacing the 5-speed automatic gearbox. While Honda has released just a single photograph of the 2015 CR-V, we have it on good authority that […]

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Yes, Honda Sales Are Down, But Key Hondas Aren’t http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/yes-honda-sales-key-hondas-arent/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/yes-honda-sales-key-hondas-arent/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:36:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=897314 Honda sales are decreasing in a market that’s increasing, a fact to which Honda drew attention when the company’s U.S. sales boss called out the industry for short-term tactics that artificially expand the size of the market. U.S. new vehicle sales are up 5% through the first seven months of 2014, yet sales at the […]

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Honda sales are decreasing in a market that’s increasing, a fact to which Honda drew attention when the company’s U.S. sales boss called out the industry for short-term tactics that artificially expand the size of the market. U.S. new vehicle sales are up 5% through the first seven months of 2014, yet sales at the […]

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2015 Honda CR-V Adopts CVT http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/2015-honda-cr-v-adopts-cvt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/2015-honda-cr-v-adopts-cvt/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:27:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=872058 The last word in functional, utilitarian crossovers will now move even further towards the middle of the road, as the Honda CR-V adopts a CVT for its mid-cycle refresh. Replacing the outdated 5-speed automatic, the CVT gearbox is, by our own EIC’s admission, a fantastic transmission. Furthermore, nobody buying the CR-V will know the difference, […]

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The last word in functional, utilitarian crossovers will now move even further towards the middle of the road, as the Honda CR-V adopts a CVT for its mid-cycle refresh. Replacing the outdated 5-speed automatic, the CVT gearbox is, by our own EIC’s admission, a fantastic transmission. Furthermore, nobody buying the CR-V will know the difference, […]

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In Defense Of: The Honda CR-V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/in-defense-of-the-honda-cr-v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/in-defense-of-the-honda-cr-v/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:17:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=760329 I’ve spent a fair amount of time driving and writing about crossovers. It’s not exactly the way I wanted things to work out, but we can’t all be Chris Harris. Having spent the last few months behind the wheel of the segment’s big players, I’ve come to a conclusion that seems to be a frequent […]

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I’ve spent a fair amount of time driving and writing about crossovers. It’s not exactly the way I wanted things to work out, but we can’t all be Chris Harris. Having spent the last few months behind the wheel of the segment’s big players, I’ve come to a conclusion that seems to be a frequent […]

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Chart Of The Day: Here’s What The Jeep Cherokee Is Up Against In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/chart-of-the-day-heres-what-the-jeep-cherokee-is-up-against-in-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/chart-of-the-day-heres-what-the-jeep-cherokee-is-up-against-in-2014/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=704050   With the first month of 2014 sales nearly wrapped up, we’ll soon get our first look at how the Jeep Cherokee has fared, following the initial shipment of delayed units. Much has been made of the Cherokee selling 10,000 units in November and 15,000 units in December: it was a great storyline for Chrysler […]

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  With the first month of 2014 sales nearly wrapped up, we’ll soon get our first look at how the Jeep Cherokee has fared, following the initial shipment of delayed units. Much has been made of the Cherokee selling 10,000 units in November and 15,000 units in December: it was a great storyline for Chrysler […]

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Cain’s Segments: Crossover Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/cains-segments-crossover-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/09/cains-segments-crossover-sales/#comments Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=523393 In every month since April, the four best-selling utility vehicles in America have fallen under the “small” banner. In July, the five top sellers were small. With one-third of 2013 remaining, the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, and Toyota RAV4 are both America’s top-selling small crossovers and America’s four leading crossovers overall. Together with […]

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In every month since April, the four best-selling utility vehicles in America have fallen under the “small” banner. In July, the five top sellers were small. With one-third of 2013 remaining, the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, and Toyota RAV4 are both America’s top-selling small crossovers and America’s four leading crossovers overall. Together with […]

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The Top 10 Best-Sellers World Wide In 2012 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/the-top-10-best-sellers-world-wide-in-2012/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/the-top-10-best-sellers-world-wide-in-2012/#comments Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484953 Polk released their list of 10 best-selling nameplates in 2012 – and while the list led to a bit of a spat between Toyota and Ford over who won had the race – the rest of the list gives us a picture of what’s popular around the world. While Bertel is claiming that Toyota came […]

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Polk released their list of 10 best-selling nameplates in 2012 – and while the list led to a bit of a spat between Toyota and Ford over who won had the race – the rest of the list gives us a picture of what’s popular around the world. While Bertel is claiming that Toyota came […]

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Analysis: In The Land Of Boring, Honda Is King http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/analysis-in-the-land-of-boring-honda-is-king/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/analysis-in-the-land-of-boring-honda-is-king/#comments Tue, 26 Mar 2013 23:04:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482404   Honda’s 2014 Odyssey doesn’t have any of the stuff that enthusiasts care about. Never mind the fact that it’s a minivan, but there’s no powertrain upgrades or shiny rims for its midcycle refresh. But you know what it does have? A vacuum cleaner. Honda partnered with ShopVac to create a vacuum cleaner for the Odyssey, one that can […]

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  Honda’s 2014 Odyssey doesn’t have any of the stuff that enthusiasts care about. Never mind the fact that it’s a minivan, but there’s no powertrain upgrades or shiny rims for its midcycle refresh. But you know what it does have? A vacuum cleaner. Honda partnered with ShopVac to create a vacuum cleaner for the Odyssey, one that can […]

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In The SUV Sales Race, Boring Is King http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/463346/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/463346/#comments Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:38:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463346 What do the Honda CR-V and Ford Explorer have in common? Both recieved lukewarm receptions from the automotive press. The Explorer was doomed from the get-go for abandoning its body-on-frame construction and whatever connotations of rugged off-road capability that came with it. Of course, nobody understood that CAFE and economies of scale, the two driving […]

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What do the Honda CR-V and Ford Explorer have in common? Both recieved lukewarm receptions from the automotive press. The Explorer was doomed from the get-go for abandoning its body-on-frame construction and whatever connotations of rugged off-road capability that came with it. Of course, nobody understood that CAFE and economies of scale, the two driving […]

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