• (4.7) 38 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,196$8,328
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
2002 Honda CR-V

Our Take on the 2002 Honda CR-V

Our Take

Several newcomers have entered the compact sport utility vehicle market since Honda launched its car-based CR-V as a 1997 model. To help combat that assault, Honda totally redesigned its compact SUV, which went on sale in November 2001. The 2002 CR-V has a cleaner, freshened appearance and gains... Read Full Report

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

When I first sat in the new Honda CRV, I had a flashback. My mind raced back to my grandmother's Chevrolet Corvair, which had an automatic transmission lever that stuck straight out from the dashboard. The new Honda CRV has a similar sort of shifter, sticking out yet managing to stay out of the way. Just as artful, yet failing to inspire flashbacks, is the parking brake. It disguises... Read full review for the 2002 Honda CR V

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Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 38 reviews

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Fantastic car

by Erin from Michigan on July 30, 2012

I've had my 2002 CRV for 6 yrs now... Was the 2nd owner; bought at 72000 miles and now have *sigh* 195000!! I feel like I should get something new but this car still runs like a top!! I would drive it... Read Full Review

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

Moderate overlap front
G
Side
M

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
M
Driver Head and Neck
A
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
M
Overall Side
M
Rear Passenger Head Protection
A
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
M
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 12 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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