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Chevrolet Impala vs. Honda CR-V Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Honda CR-V 10
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  65 CR-Vs, 7.3 months of data per CR-V, average 6700 miles

 

2014 Chevrolet Impala   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Impalas, 9.2 months of data per Impala, average 23800 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2014 Honda CR-V 6
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  75 CR-Vs, 10.1 months of data per CR-V, average 15100 miles

 

2013 Honda CR-V 17
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  68 CR-Vs, 9.1 months of data per CR-V, average 29700 miles

 

2012 Honda CR-V 19
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 CR-Vs, 10.3 months of data per CR-V, average 37700 miles

 

2011 Honda CR-V 13
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  60 CR-Vs, 9.4 months of data per CR-V, average 47100 miles

 

2010 Honda CR-V 5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  46 CR-Vs, 10.2 months of data per CR-V, average 59800 miles

 

2009 Honda CR-V 43
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 CR-Vs, 9.7 months of data per CR-V, average 76500 miles

 

2008 Chevrolet Impala   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  20 Impalas, 8.7 months of data per Impala, average 114500 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2008 Honda CR-V 34
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  51 CR-Vs, 9.8 months of data per CR-V, average 82800 miles

 

2007 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Impala / Monte Carlos, 9.0 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 112700 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2007 Honda CR-V 38
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  68 CR-Vs, 9.2 months of data per CR-V, average 93500 miles

 

2006 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Impala / Monte Carlos, 7.0 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 112700 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2006 Honda CR-V 23
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 CR-Vs, 8.3 months of data per CR-V, average 114500 miles

 

2005 Honda CR-V 58
40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  33 CR-Vs, 8.8 months of data per CR-V, average 127500 miles

 

2004 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  12 Impala / Monte Carlos, 8.4 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 114500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Honda CR-V 54
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 CR-Vs, 7.8 months of data per CR-V, average 115000 miles

 

2003 Chevrolet Impala / Monte Carlo   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Impala / Monte Carlos, 9.9 months of data per Impala / Monte Carlo, average 116800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2003 Honda CR-V   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 CR-Vs, 9.3 months of data per CR-V, average 129400 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2002 Honda CR-V 60
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 CR-Vs, 7.6 months of data per CR-V, average 146200 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2001 Honda CR-V   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 CR-Vs, 8.5 months of data per CR-V, average 138800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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Chevrolet Impala vs. Honda CR-V Reliability Comparisons

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Chevrolet Impala

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Quite solid. has a good reliability reputation (and my experience bears that out)
2007 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Rock solid, roomy, reliable. Chevy knows how to build a car. Affordable for a family on a budget, great gas mileage. This is teh 2nd Impala we have owned, and almost certainly there will be a third.
2006 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
absolutely trouble free
2006 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Powertrain is excellent. Fuel economy surprisingly good.
2006 4dr Sedan 242-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
when you have to do 50km or a 1300km weektrip, you know you will come back!
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Relatively minor problems.
2004 2dr Coupe supercharged 240hp 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Everything great car no problems
2004 4dr Sedan 180-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
We bought this car used already had 110,000 miles now over 210,000 miles drive daily no mechanical problems other than a new transmission which was just replaced at 195,000.
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Car was having oil leak into the radiator, major engine overhaul required.
Chevrolet Impala Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
The above mentioned transmission problem has started when the car reached about 30,000 miles and 1 year old.
2008 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Had to replace wiper motor and body computer module in less than 2 years with no aid from dealer or Chevrolet. $1150 that could have been caused by using the windshield wipers in the winter time. De
2008 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Thus far, have had problems with the gas cap (the P0455 fault), the speakers rattle, two of the four power door locks have failed, and the gas gauge has gone on the fritz.
2008 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Electrical component failures caused by poor body assembly and sealing. GM will not warranty BCM or under hood fuse panel that failed by "environmental conditions" (snow & Ice & rain) Poor engineering.
2007 4dr Sedan 211-horsepower 3.5L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Car has been in more than twice a month for the last three years. Everything that can break has.
2007 4dr Sedan 233-horsepower 3.9L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I have had 4 service items performed within the first 3 years of ownership. Unremarkable reliability.
2005 4dr Sedan 180-horsepower 3.4L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
We had a lot of little repairs. In 120K miles, 3 water pumps, power steering pump, cracked front cover, alternator, instrument cluster (speedometer, etc..), roof liner started sagging, A/C required a lot of maintenance, int trim coming off and much more.
2004 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
Engine oil leaking into the coolant, required major overhaul of engine.
2002 4dr Sedan 200-horsepower 3.8L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
I had the front rotors warp every 3 to 6 months. I had to replace them at my cost as GM would not warranty them. The rear have now warped too. Both front wheel bearings had to be replaced as well as the tie rod ends. All within 70,000 miles. Very poor.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
We have had zero problems with this vehicle. Most vehicles I've had in the past required one more return trips when new.
2010 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
With one exception, every Honda that myself and my family have owned has been bulletproof--follow the maintenance and you can expect years of reliable service.
2010 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
In 4 years and 60,000 miles we have had zero problems with the car. And the interior has very little wear. It is a very well-built car.
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Likelly to be outstanding.
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
In 4 years of ownership, we\'ve never had an issue with reliability. I am a cautious person, but at no time did I ever suspect that this vehicle would leave me in the lurch. I give it a full 5 stars for reliability.
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda quality
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Its a Honda!!
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Reliability & durability are the top two things you look at in buying a new vehicle
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
For the time that we have had the vehicle, we have had no problems and we know others with the same type of vehicle and they have had no problems either.
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Lives up to Honda reputation.
Honda CR-V Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
owned for six months - never driven without some break-down. constant mechanical problems. expensive parts.
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
It has been somewhat reliable, but have had brake pad wear above what I would expect.
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
Air conditioner compressor blew up at 76,000 miles, a $1200 repair after discounts(they wanted $2500). I rebuilt the front brake caliper at 86000 miles.