CarComplaints.com Notes: It's rare when a newer vehicle has defect trends, & the 2017 Honda CR-V has at least two — overfilled oil levels with a gas smell, & heat not working.

Both problems affecting the Honda CR-V's 1.5L "Earth Dreams" engine appear to be related to cold-climate regions.

CR-V owners report overfilled oil levels due to fuel in the oil, & sometimes a gas smell in the cabin. That problem appears to be related to fuel injection which Honda hopes to fix via a software update. Honda so far has only conducted a recall in China & a "product update" in Canada.

CR-V owners also report no heat even after warming up their CR-Vs for 30 minutes — not even enough to defrost the windshield. So far, there has been no fix from Honda for this issue.

4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
8,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

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2017 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 172018

CR-V EXL 1.5L T

  • CVT transmission
  • 8,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I bought this 2017 CRV EXL-NAV AWD in 05/2017. We did the first maintenance on March 17 to change oil in the dealership and they found there is oil leakage. They scheduled another day to fix it by adding some silica glue under warranty. I can not believe a new car within 1 year and 8000 miles has an oil leaking issue. Reliability is the main reason I bought Honda, now I am so disappointed.

- seanxyding, Superior, US

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