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Old 06-07-2017, 06:59 AM   #1
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Just getting started in the RV world. We have a 2014 Honda CRV all wheel drive to tow. Have received different answers as to weather this car can be towed 4 down. Didn't want to purchase our RV then find out we need a different tow car. Thanks!
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Just getting started in the RV world. We have a 2014 Honda CRV all wheel drive to tow. Have received different answers as to weather this car can be towed 4 down. Didn't want to purchase our RV then find out we need a different tow car. Thanks!
Yes it can. This is what I have. You need to follow the instructions in the owner's manual. I have an automatic.
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Old 06-07-2017, 01:53 PM   #3
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A 2014 is what we tow, it is the last year CR-V's were towable 4 down.
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Yep, towable with either front wheel or all wheel drive at a max of 65 mph for a max of 8 hours on the clock, then you need to stop, start the engine and go through the towing setup as per the owners manual.
I recently bought a used '14 front wheel drive CR-V to replace the '05 Ody I had been towing. The CR-V was sort of set up to tow and only had 6030 miles on the odometer. I say sort of set up as the shop that did the work didn't seem to know how to properly set it up so I changed a bunch of stuff. The worst was the braking system install, they left some brass sleeves out that are critical to sealing the air lines as well as not adjusting the air cyl freeplay too tight so it overheated the brakes.
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Yep, towable with either front wheel or all wheel drive at a max of 65 mph for a max of 8 hours on the clock, then you need to stop, start the engine and go through the towing setup as per the owners manual.
I recently bought a used '14 front wheel drive CR-V to replace the '05 Ody I had been towing. The CR-V was sort of set up to tow and only had 6030 miles on the odometer. I say sort of set up as the shop that did the work didn't seem to know how to properly set it up so I changed a bunch of stuff. The worst was the braking system install, they left some brass sleeves out that are critical to sealing the air lines as well as not adjusting the air cyl freeplay too tight so it overheated the brakes.


How was it towing your Ody? We have a 2005 Ody and a 2014 CRV and we would like to switch to the Ody for the extra passenger and cargo space (we are a family of five plus pets). A lot of people seem to do it with no issues even though Honda doesn't recommend it.
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