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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2015 Honda CR-V 37 CR-Vs, 4.2 months of data per CR-V, average 3900 miles0
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2015 Toyota RAV4   21 RAV4s, 3.5 months of data per RAV4, average 3000 miles

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2014 Honda CR-V 69 CR-Vs, 9.8 months of data per CR-V, average 10300 miles14
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2014 Toyota RAV4 32 RAV4s, 8.9 months of data per RAV4, average 10100 miles17
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Honda CR-V 63 CR-Vs, 9.0 months of data per CR-V, average 24300 miles19
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Toyota RAV4 73 RAV4s, 10.2 months of data per RAV4, average 18400 miles

Redesigned.
13
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Honda CR-V 54 CR-Vs, 9.6 months of data per CR-V, average 32900 miles21
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Toyota RAV4 44 RAV4s, 8.8 months of data per RAV4, average 27900 miles22
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Honda CR-V 58 CR-Vs, 9.2 months of data per CR-V, average 42500 miles9
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Toyota RAV4 56 RAV4s, 9.1 months of data per RAV4, average 44800 miles14
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Honda CR-V 45 CR-Vs, 10.1 months of data per CR-V, average 54100 miles5
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Toyota RAV4 56 RAV4s, 9.2 months of data per RAV4, average 55900 miles19
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Honda CR-V 28 CR-Vs, 8.6 months of data per CR-V, average 66600 miles25
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2009 Toyota RAV4 58 RAV4s, 10.3 months of data per RAV4, average 68200 miles28
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Honda CR-V 52 CR-Vs, 9.3 months of data per CR-V, average 76900 miles45
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Toyota RAV4 69 RAV4s, 9.6 months of data per RAV4, average 78500 miles40
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Honda CR-V 62 CR-Vs, 8.8 months of data per CR-V, average 85000 miles22
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Toyota RAV4 47 RAV4s, 10.4 months of data per RAV4, average 85600 miles42
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Honda CR-V 29 CR-Vs, 8.9 months of data per CR-V, average 104800 miles28
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Toyota RAV4 41 RAV4s, 8.5 months of data per RAV4, average 100900 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Earlier common problem with ignition coils. Possible continuing common problem with the water pump.
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50% 50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Honda CR-V 36 CR-Vs, 8.2 months of data per CR-V, average 129300 miles65
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2005 Toyota RAV4   13 RAV4s, 10.6 months of data per RAV4, average 132400 miles

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2004 Honda CR-V 35 CR-Vs, 8.1 months of data per CR-V, average 114400 miles42
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2004 Toyota RAV4   13 RAV4s, 8.2 months of data per RAV4, average 123500 miles

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2003 Honda CR-V 25 CR-Vs, 7.2 months of data per CR-V, average 127100 miles99
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2003 Toyota RAV4   14 RAV4s, 7.0 months of data per RAV4, average 123600 miles

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2002 Honda CR-V 33 CR-Vs, 9.2 months of data per CR-V, average 139900 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Common problem with seized brake calipers.
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40% 40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2001 Honda CR-V   14 CR-Vs, 8.6 months of data per CR-V, average 137100 miles

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2001 Toyota RAV4   10 RAV4s, 6.8 months of data per RAV4, average 132700 miles

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2000 Honda CR-V   17 CR-Vs, 6.9 months of data per CR-V, average 147300 miles

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Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4 Reliability Comparisons

You won't find Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots, to make it clear how much the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 truly differ in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 were a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 have been recently.

What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Honda CR-V

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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
CVT 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 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT 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.
2010 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT 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.
2009 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT FWD
Likelly to be outstanding.
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT FWD
Reliability & durability are the top two things you look at in buying a new vehicle
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT 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.
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT 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 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
Honda quality
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT FWD
Its a Honda!!
2007 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
Reputation
Honda CR-V Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2002 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
owned for six months - never driven without some break-down. constant mechanical problems. expensive parts.
2002 4dr SUV 185-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 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT 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.
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
I have had zero problems with the car.
2009 4dr SUV 176-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
High ratings from every car review I have read. Very high resale value and see used ones all the time with 150k+ miles - I should be able to own this 10+ years.
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Excellent long term reliablity
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
never owned toyota but based on reputation.I know several people who own toyotas and no dissapointmenta
2008 4dr SUV 176-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It goes without saying that everyone wants a reliable vehicle. I believe that Toyota is not alone in that objective, the other manufacteurs have caught up with them.
2008 4dr SUV 176-horsepower 2.5L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Unfortunately, I had to get rid of this car because with less than 100, 000 miles (it had 95, 000) and having beenexcellently maintained it gave me oil sludge problem, and the dealer recommended engine replacement... Unvelievable in a Toyota with such a low, well maintainedvehicle. I will never, ever again buy a Toyota. It was my first (and last) one. I would not recommend it to any one...
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
This vehicle has consistently rated high in all professional reviews, and in consumers reviews. I agree.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Toyota reputation.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Many, many hassle-free miles. Few repairs needed.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
See above
Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Power steering failed within 3 months of new. 4 wheel drive actuator failed.