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2016 Honda CR-V Warranty – What’s Covered & What’s Not

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What Your 2016 Honda CR-V Warranty Covers

Every new Honda vehicle, including the 2016 Honda CR-V, comes with a Factory Warranty — also known as a Manufacturer’s Warranty. We know that car warranties can be confusing, which is why we’ve created this guide to help you understand what warranties still cover your CR-V and if they include components like paint, tires, and batteries.

The warranty durations in this guide are listed in time or mileage, whichever comes first. For example, if a warranty is valid for three years or 36,000 miles, that means it expires after three years or after you hit 36,000 miles in less than three years. The following is a snapshot of each warranty that Honda offers:

2016 Honda CR-V Factory Warranty Coverage:  
Basic Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty: 5 years or 60,000 miles
Corrosion Perforation Warranty: 5 years and unlimited miles
Air Conditioning Warranty: 2 years or 24,000 miles
Battery Warranty: 100 months and unlimited miles 
Emissions Warranty: 3 years or 36,000 miles (50,000 miles in California)
Roadside Assistance Coverage: 3 years or 36,000 miles
Total Unique Recalls: 2

Please read on for more information. If you have additional questions, check out our FAQ section at the bottom.

Factory Warranty

2016 Honda CR-V Basic Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V came with a three-year, 36,000-mile Manufacturer’s Warranty, also called the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, that covered repairs and replacements for parts that were defective under normal use. This warranty started on the original date of delivery or leasing. As of 2022, this warranty has now expired. Exclusions included damage caused by everyday wear and tear, cleaning and polishing services, and most window glass damage.

2016 Honda CR-V Powertrain Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V came with a five-year, 60,000-mile Powertrain Warranty that covered repairs and replacements for the engine, transmission, transaxle, front-wheel-drive system, and rear-wheel-drive system. As of 2022, this warranty has now expired.

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V came with a five-year, unlimited mileage Corrosion Perforation Warranty that covered repairs and replacements for any body panels rusted from the inside out. As of 2022, this warranty has now expired.

Air Conditioning Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V air conditioning system was covered under the Emissions Warranty, which was good for three years or 36,000 under the Federal Emissions guidelines or three years/50,000 miles in states that recognize California Emissions regulations. The air conditioner refrigerant was covered separately for two years or 24,000 miles, unless refrigerant was required as part of another A/C system repair. As of 2022, all of these air conditioning coverages have expired.

Paint Warranty

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The 2016 Honda CR-V’s Manufacturer’s Warranty did not cover paint. The Corrosion Perforation Warranty did not cover rust caused by paint damage from road debris, and it did not cover paint matching.

Battery Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V has a 100-month Replacement Battery Warranty. For the first 36 months, the warranty covered the purchase of replacement batteries from an authorized Honda dealership and the installation costs. For the remaining 64 months, Honda applies a prorated credit of 5% to 60% for replacement batteries purchased from Honda dealerships.

Tire Warranty

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Honda does not provide any warranty coverage for the 2016 CR-V’s tires. The tires that came as original equipment on your 2016 Honda CR-V are warrantied by their manufacturer in a separate warranty statement provided by the dealership. 

Emissions Warranty

The 2016 Honda CR-V came with a three-year, 36,000-mile Federal Emissions Warranty that covered the repair and replacement of emissions system components. In California and other specific states, the coverage lasted for up to 50,000 miles under the California Emissions Warranty. As of 2022, both emissions warranties have now expired.

However, under the Clean Air Act, Honda must cover the catalytic converter, engine computer, and onboard diagnostics for eight years or 80,000 miles, whichever comes first. If you have less than 80,000 miles on your CR-V, your vehicle still qualifies for this coverage, and Honda will help your CR-V comply with emissions standards for free if it fails an EPA-approved emissions test.

2016 Honda CR-V Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase

Before your Factory Warranty expired, you could have purchased the Honda Care plan from a Honda dealership. This warranty extension covered the repair and replacement of several components, including the engine, electrical systems, and air conditioning, for up to eight years or 120,000 miles. 

Honda Care plans are transferrable to subsequent owners and might still be in effect for your CR-V. Contact your local Honda dealership, provide them with your CR-V’s VIN and mileage, and they can let you know if you still have coverage.

2016 Honda CR-V Extended Warranty Available Now

You can no longer purchase a Honda Care plan for your 2016 Honda CR-V because the original Factory Warranty has already expired. However, several third-party providers offer warranty extensions.

If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2016 Honda CR-V, check out the FIXD+CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plan. We’ve partnered with CARCHEX, the industry leader in extended warranties, to cover everything from the engine and other powertrain parts to air conditioning and electrical systems, all for one low monthly fee. There are five levels of coverage available to suit all needs and budgets. Call now for a no-cost, no-obligation quote.

Recalls

Last updated: 11/18/2022. See NHTSA.gov for up-to-date information on recalls.

    • May 4, 2017 – Replacement Engine Assembled with Wrong Pistons
    • October 29, 2015 – Driver Side Air Bag Inflator may Rupture
    • May 4, 2017 – Replacement Engine Assembled with Wrong Pistons
    • October 29, 2015 – Driver Side Air Bag Inflator may Rupture

    2022 Honda CR-V Warranty Brochure/Booklet

    Learn more about Honda’s warranty programs by checking the original warranty brochure. Click here to view the 2016 Honda CR-V warranty brochure.

    FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions about the 2016 Honda CR-V warranty:

    Does the 2016 Honda CR-V Warranty Cover Hybrid Powertrains?

    If you purchased a 2016 Honda CR-V with a hybrid powertrain, it came with a Hybrid Powertrain Warranty in addition to the Basic Warranty and Federal Emissions Warranty. You can contact your Honda dealership to see if your Hybrid Powertrain Warranty is still valid.

    Are the 2016 Honda CR-V’s Seat Belts Under Warranty?

    The 2016 Honda CR-V has a 15-year, 150,000-mile Seat Belt Warranty that covers repair and replacement for seat belt components that are defective under normal use. If you have less than 150,000 miles on your CR-V, it should still qualify for coverage.

    Does Honda Provide Warranty Coverage for 2016 Honda CR-V Accessories?

    The 2016 Honda CR-V came with an Accessory Warranty starting on the same date as the original Factory Warranty. While this warranty has expired, Honda offers one year of coverage if you purchase additional accessories from an authorized Honda dealership.

    Hopefully, this guide has answered any questions you might have about your 2016 Honda CR-V warranty. For more information about your vehicle, we offer several resources regarding car insurance and car care.

    If your factory warranty has expired and you’re looking to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, be sure to check out the FIXD+CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plan. And remember, the best way to ensure warranty coverage (and prevent costly repairs in the first place) is to follow your manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule. Get the FIXD Sensor and free app today for automated maintenance alerts based on your make, model, and mileage, easy engine diagnostics, repair shop finder, and more!

    Sources:

    2016 Honda Warranty Handbook. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 4 Mar. 2015, https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Handbooks/AWL00476.pdf.

    “2016 Honda CR-V SUV AWD.” NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2016/HONDA/CR-V/SUV/AWD#recalls.

    “2016 Honda CR-V SUV FWD.” NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2016/HONDA/CR-V/SUV/FWD#recalls. 

    This comprehensive 2016 Honda CR-V warranty guide will help you determine if you still have coverage for your vehicle and what parts are covered.

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