27 reviews
2006 Honda CR-V
2006 Honda CR-V
Available Price Range $4,393-$11,789 Trims5 Combined MPG 23-26 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2006 Honda CR-V

Our Take

Many newcomers have entered the compact sport utility vehicle market since Honda launched its car-based CR-V as a 1997 model. Substantial revisions for 2005 included new exterior and interior styling. A new Special Edition featured heated leather front seats and body-colored bumpers. All versions... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Unconventional controls
  • Notable noise levels at times

Notable Features

  • 156-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder
  • Manual or automatic
  • Carlike qualities
  • Side-impact and side-curtain airbags
  • FWD or AWD

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

A new CR-V is waiting in the wings for an introduction later this year, but the current model, one of the leading entry-level SUVs, still has a lot going for it. That's especially true with the 2006 Special Edition, which pairs popular options and special features. Honda usually creates Special Editions to give vehicles a boost, often in the latter stages of a vehicle's model life.... Read full review for the 2006 Honda CR-V

Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 27 reviews

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Outstanding SUV

by Ross from Michigan on December 5, 2009

This past summer, while prices were depressed, I bought a used 2006 CRV LX AWD and love it, especially in the snow. I test-drove a 2007 CRV but didn't like the interior quality and cargo capacity so I... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda CR-V EX

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
G

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
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
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
Front Seat
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 6 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

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