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Honda CRV 2011 review

Overall towcar rating


Key information

  • Transmission: Manual
  • Year of manufacture: 2011
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 2.2litres
  • Solo fuel economy: 35 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 24 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1750 kg
  • Nose weight: 100 kg
  • Body type: SUV

Towcar summary

What's good?

reliable and great sound system

What's bad?

Dash easy to mark. Body roll on tight corners.

Would you recommend it?


Towing performance **

How well does it tow?

Very underpowered car for towing. Caravan was only 1400kg fully laden but the car done the job but had to change gears a lot so not a relaxing drive

Solo performance ***

What's it like without the caravan?


Reliability *****

Anything to look out for?

Not really as its a Honda.

Practicality ****

Is it easy to live with?

Boring to live with.

Buying experience ****

Did you buy it new or used?


Where did you buy it?

Franchised dealer

What was the seller like?

Seller was ok


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