1997 Honda CR-V Overview


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1997 Honda CR-V Overview

Many people that bought their Honda CR-V new in 1997 are still driving them. Why replace something that is working - even after 150,000 miles? After nine years, prices are going to vary according to condition. Unless you are looking for a "fix-up" set of wheels, the going price is around $6,000 to $8,225.

The CR-V is unique to other SUV-type vehicles. Instead of using a truck-style frame, the CR-V uses unibody construction over a frame with four-wheel independent suspension. The Honda "Real-Time" 4WD package is installed along with the standard 2.0-liter, 126-hp engine. One of the few drawbacks is that the CR-V comes only with a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Reports from owners indicate that this vehicle is reliable, with enough power to get through traffic. Consumers, who like the idea of an SUV that does not sacrifice economy, equally praise its size and comfort.


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    Ignition Switch Won't Release My Key & Drains Battery

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    145 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

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    17 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    When Brake Fluid Runs Dry Does The System Need To Be Bled

    20 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)

    I Have A 97 Honda Crv. And On The Initial Crank It Will Start But When I Sh...

    I've done plugs and wires cap and rotor and a fuel filter

    24 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

    97 Honda Crvwill Start Fine And Then Idles Down. I Am Able To Rev The Engi...

    It seems to get slightly better,once we get moving. I'm just afraid it will stall at a redlight/stop sign.

    50 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)