Might buy a 1999 Honda CR-V

honda
cr-v

#1

I’m looking at a 1999 Honda CRV on a nearby lot. It has 152K miles on it. Haven’t driven it yet. Anyone out there have thoughts about this car? Things to look out for?


#2

19 years old with 152k? I’m not paying a lot for it AND I’m making sure my mechanic is giving it a prepurchase inspection before I even consider it


#3

Unless you can verify–with documentation–that the transmission fluid was changed every 30k miles or so, I would pass on a vehicle with that many miles. If the trans was not serviced on that type of schedule, it is living on borrowed time and could fail at any time.
(Translation=A very expensive trans overhaul awaits someone who buys a high-mileage vehicle whose trans hasn’t been serviced.)