A friend of mine bought a CRV a while back, and like your Civic he only had to put gas and oil in it, he usually deals his cars every four or five years, but he kept his CRV for seven years because it was so good to him. His next car was a RAV-4, he has had it for Five Years now, and same thing, only Gas and oil. He would have bought another CRV but he found the Honda Dealership very arrogant and unwilling to "deal", so he walked out the door, went to a Toyota Dealership and bought a RAV-4 and has been extremely happy with it, I think it looks more "COOL" than the CRV. Another friend of mine just bought a new CRV (loaded) he LOVES it, and the new ones look much more "COOL" than they used to. I'm sure he will only have to put gas and oil in it. They sure have a good track record in the Consumer Report Buyers Guide, and the Dealership weenies have the attitude to match it.