• (4.6) 46 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,151$9,007
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
2004 Honda CR-V

Our Take on the 2004 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 meet that assault, Honda completely redesigned its compact SUV for 2002 and gave it more interior space and room behind the rear seat. Passenger space grew by appro... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Automatic-transmission performance
  • ABS not standard on all models
  • Unconventional controls

Notable Features

  • 160-hp i-VTEC engine
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Carlike qualities
  • Familiar appearance
  • Real Time 4WD offered

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 46 reviews

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Finely Tuned Dream

by Hawkeye from Burlington, Iowa on January 16, 2013

I've had a 2004 Honda CRV EX for 6 years and have not had a single problem with it. I bought it used in 2006 with 70, 000 miles. It now have over 165, 000 miles and it still runs perfect. The AWD (All... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
M

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
P
Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

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.

Recalls

There are currently 9 recalls for this car.


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

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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