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Old 04-15-2018, 08:26 PM
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Really want to get a new CR-v but the CVT is holding me back. Reason being is I had a new 2013 Accord that was in the shop more than on the road due to the CVT transmission. I went to Drive-Accord forum and a lot of Accord owners were having the same issues as myself. It makes you think about the durability of the CVT seeing Honda brought out the 10spd for the Accord. You would think on a AWD SUV they would have something durable. How long has the CR-V had them? Hoping that Honda goes back to the regular transmission.

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Old 04-16-2018, 10:10 PM
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Welcome in,I have the CVT in my 2017 Accord Sport and have not had a single problem,36000 miles so far.. I think they have improved over the last five years.
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Old 04-21-2018, 12:39 AM
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welcome to the forum, got a 2016 HR-V, 20k miles cvt no problems.
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Old 04-22-2018, 07:06 AM
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My 2015 CRV was fine. I returned it and got a 2018 CRV in Feb. 2018. No problem with the CVT but my oil level is rising and I sometimes smell gasoline when I turn on the heat. From what I read online, I might have an oil dilution problem that is playing other CRVs with the 1.5 turbo engine. I will go to dealer this week.
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