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.

6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
4,350 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2017 Honda CR-V seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2017 Honda CR-V Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 042018

CR-V Exln

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,325 miles

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

It took me a while to realize that it was the seatbelt that was tearing my clothing. 2 dealers acknowledged the problem but could off no fix. They said some belts are worse than others. Honda North America said they could not do anything. This is a car that cost over $30,000 and I have had to trim the sharp edges myself and wrap tape around it. This is not right.

- susieblue, jupiter, US

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