This 2011 Honda CR-V Review will reveal the CR-V is a comfortable ride with a very spacious interior. It’s one of the smartest choices for useful and dependable family sport-utility vehicles.
We’ve ranked the 2011 Honda CR-V as follows:
#1 in Used Compact SUVs $18 K to $22 K
#1 in 2011 Affordable Compact SUVs
2011 Honda CR-V Review
When it first hit the market, many critics provided high praise for the CR-V in 2011 due to its versatile and roomy interior. People also truly appreciated the vehicle’s fine handling. On the inside, this SUV has plenty of cargo space and many storage areas for families in need.
As a matter of fact, as far as family friendliness is concerned, this compact SUV is one of the best in its class.
The main drawback of the 2011 Honda CR-V is that it does not have much power. With that one exception, reviewers had a tough time finding other things to complain about, which is obviously a great thing.
2011 Honda CR-V Reliability
For those of you concerned with reliability – and who isn’t – this vehicle has an excellent reliability score. Dependability is important when shopping for a used SUV.
Again, most reviewers found fault with its power since this vehicle only has a 180 hp four-cylinder engine. Many reviewers felt that the vehicle was underpowered, and some even complained that they didn’t offer a more powerful option for the engine, like many of its competitors.
2011 Honda CR-V Gas Mileage
As far as fuel economy, the CR-V gets good miles per gallon, although it is not a class leader. The front wheel drive versions get 21 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway. All-wheel-drive versions get 21 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per get out on the Highway.
Critics enjoyed the top-quality interior. Many people felt that the seating was comfortable, and felt that it spaciously fit five people. The cargo capacity is excellent, with 72.9 ft.³ when the rear seats are folded.
Standard accessories include: four speaker stereo with CD player, USB port, power sunroof, leather seats, dual zone climate control, satellite radio and navigation.
Other Compact SUVs to Consider
2011 Toyota RAV4: Critics appreciated the generous cargo area in the Toyota RAV4. Plus they liked the addition of the V-6 engine for more power.
2011 Chevy Equinox: The Equinox has a roomy interior. The four-cylinder model currently has the best fuel economy of all vehicles in its class.