1998 Honda CR-V Expert Reviews

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 16, 1997

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 16, 1997

"Nothing's real anymore," wrote the great cartoonist-songwriter Shel Silverstein on a recent album. In some ways, it could sum up the new class of sport utility vehicles, the mini-sport uti... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 22, 1998

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 22, 1998

He has GAPS -- the Great American Potency Syndrome -- the desire to have more than you need just in case you need it even though you'll never need it. That's why Billy can't underst... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on August 20, 1998

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on August 20, 1998

I've taken a lot of heat from Honda owners for my review last year on the CR-V sport-utility vehicle. People who have bought the CR-V sure do like it, so much so that they make all sorts of ex... Read full review


AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on December 6, 1997

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on December 6, 1997

The CR-V is Honda's first homegrown entry into the wild and woolly world of sport-utility vehicles (the Honda Passport is really a rebadged Isuzu Rodeo). Unlike the Passport, the CR-V belongs ... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 1, 1998

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 1, 1998

It's amazing the difference a gearbox makes. Honda's CR-V mini-sport-ute is transformed by the 5-speed manual transmission that is now available. It is livelier, friendlier and a whole lo... Read full review

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on April 16, 1998

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on April 16, 1998

They say when you want something done right you should do it yourself, and for me that includes shifting gears. Manually.Here's my latest case in point: The new optional, five-speed manual tr... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on December 5, 1997

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on December 5, 1997

Honda's CR-V rides a fine line: It drives like a car, looks like a sport-utility vehicle (SUV) and has an interior loaded with user-friendly gadgets such as a flip-up mini-table between the fr... Read full review

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on March 6, 1997

Detroit Newspapers's view

By Tony Swan on March 6, 1997

The sport-utility market is evolving, and the new Honda CR-V is proof. Like a growing number of sport-utes, this appealing little four-door wagon wasn't designed to tackle tough terrain. That... Read full review