1999 Honda CR-V User Reviews

1999 Honda CR-V Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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Logan writes:
1999 Honda CR-V LX Review
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Decent gas mileage, interior space, low insurance rating, it's a Honda so it will go for over 200k.

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No ABS, sub-par factory stereo, road noise.

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An Ideal First Car. — My dad got it for me back in 2004 with 117k miles on it. It has 160k on it right now and it will go on for over 200k, it's expected of a Honda. The factory AM/FM tape deck and speakers didn't sound that great so I got aftermarket replacements. It's not spartan inside, but it doesn't have anything you don't need. It is very reliable, I haven't even needed a new battery yet. Most of the repairs I've needed are minor things like new tires, new front brakes, new spark plugs and a new radiator. The only major repairs I've needed are a new A/C compressor and receiver/dryer, a new motor mount, and the idler pulley bolt broke off in the engine block (getting the bolt out cost $90). The A/C will occasionally cycle on and off and isn't as cold when the car is stopped. The following repairs are pending, the in-dash clock went out, the leaking window seal in the front passenger door has caused the lock actuator to not work sometimes. As for performance, it's a four cylinder station wagon, so it's nothing to write home about. It gets me where I need to go. Since it's the base model it doesn't have ABS or traction/stability control. It's very simple, less parts means there are less things that can break. It has a 4 speed automatic transmission. This is nice since I spend a lot of time in I-485 traffic. The engine is loud on the highway, due to poor sound insulation and high rpm (2800 @ 65 mph). Also the road noise is very noticeable, rough roads are really loud. It can be hard to drive on wet roads. Spinning the front wheels is easy due to the way the transmission is geared. The brakes might lock up if you try to make a tight turn quickly on wet roads. I think it's fun to drive, but driving it in the rain might be hard for new drivers. I get 22-23 mpg in the city and up to 26 mpg in highway driving. As for styling, it's not a head-turner. There are lots of these cars where I live, I see a few of them every day. It's very functional, it has ample space inside when you fold the back seats down. I would definitely recommend it to a friend. It's a great family car if you have 2 kids and haul lots of cargo. Sorry I was so long-winded, it said to be specific.

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Manuje writes:
1999 Honda CR-V LX AWD Review
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5

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the vtech engine

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nothing

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Cool — its a full time four wheel suv and handles amazingly well. Unlike other SUv's the body doesn't roll much when cornering. It does around 40mpg. Interior is well presented and has a solid finish.overall its mint! tachometer goes upto 9000 and thats what I call an engine

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Mike writes:
1999 Honda CR-V Review
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5

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A lot of room, handled well in the snow.

Cons

Under powered

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Honda Cr-v — Someone within our family drove it for the 10 years we owned it. Put over 160,000 miles on it with no major repairs. Finally traded it in because the heating and air conditioning system went. A little under powered, but overall a great vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tyesha writes:
1999 Honda CR-V EX AWD Review
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5

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Smooth Ride

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Nothing

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Great For City And Highway Driving...great Little Car! — The breaking system in this car is the best in a vehicle I've ever owned, or driven. The build is solid...gas mileage is excellent. The interior and exterior are great...highly recommended for anyone looking for a small SUV!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ErinsGirl12 writes:
1999 Honda CR-V EX AWD Review
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5

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Runs good and handles beautifully, hardly feel any pumps in the road unless your doing 40 on a bumpy road.

Cons

Yet to find any.

ErinsGirl12
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Great — I love this car. Not really anything I dislike about this car. I just want to upgrade to a newer year but I do love this car. Never had a problem with it at all. I would say for a first car for your kid this would be one you would want to look into.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Lynette writes:
1999 Honda CR-V EX AWD Review
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3

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Not huge, but a roomy hatch. 4WD.

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Automatic transmission, sluggish acceleration, crappy gas mileage (compared to other Hondas, but relatively good compared to other SUVs), and it's Christmas Tree Green. This particular one has bad karma.

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Sluggish, But Reliable And Not Huge. It Has Bad Karma, Though, Which I'm Trying To Correct. — Well, as above, plus it's Christmas Tree green, sigh, and there are about thirty of those in town. Uses far too much gas, and when I have to drive it on the interstate, it catches wind like a sail. Nice roomy hatch, and the kids can see everything as we drive.

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JMancini writes:
1999 Honda CR-V LX Review
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4

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Good on gas, spacious considering it's an SUV

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Not much power

JMancini
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Perfect For A Family — I bought this car from a used lot, and had a few things I had to replace but overall it's gotten me to and from where I've wanted to go. Perfect for in town or a student on the go!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Geoff writes:
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2

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excellent gear box, responsive engine, air bags work well in head on collision

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to much plastic in the interior design

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Good For Travelling With A Pet Dog In The Boot — great car, very sporty and practical, unfortunately it was involved in a head on collision and written off. I was in the car at the time and walked away so it is a very safe car.

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Parag writes:
1999 Honda CR-V LX Review
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3

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ride height comes with fuel effency

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honda automatic trans is not built strong

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Great Daily Driver — performance- auto trans sux. built like a civic hatchback appearance look like a pug cost is cheap ( good thing) fun factor - u can go fast over bumps. this suv can move through turns swiftly but its till a suv. its good for ppl with families.

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Janie writes:
1999 Honda CR-V LX Review
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reliable, comfortable, and held alot of stuff

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just wished it had leather seats and a sun roof!

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Great Car, Very Reliable — Great car. Good ride, dependable, carried alot. Never needed anything with almost 100K. Only bit the dust due to a stupid wreck! Excellent resale value. Car was within 3 months of being paid for and got lots of money from the insurance company.

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1998 Honda CR-V Reviews

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I bought this car needing some work but felt it was a good purchase since I could do the work myself. I have only had it for a few weeks and am surprised at the low MPG since it is a small 2.0L 4 cyl... Read More

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I went from a V6 2001 Windstar to a 1998 Honda CR-V. While it's taken a bit to find acceptance in a V4, the easy maintenance alone was worth the switch. It's comfortable and fun, but doesn't fly up a ... Read More

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2000 Honda CR-V Reviews

Great All Purpose Suv The 2000 Honda Cr-v By Michael

Purchased used with 65k miles and being a one owner with all the service history this thing should last me forever. Great all around sport utility thats fun to drive and does it with ease. Ours is the... Read More

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My CR-V is a great runner and handles very well on any kind of road. It has only needed a few wear-and-tear repairs. Looks great both inside and out. Gets great gas mileage. Fun car to drive. Overall ... Read More

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2001 Honda CR-V Reviews

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The Honda CR-V is extremely reliable. No major problems since purchase in 2001. AWD works great and it is roomy for its size. it is not the most sleek and stylish vehicle on the road, but it is worth... Read More

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