Like it or not, SUVs own the vehicle market today. One of the most popular choices is the Honda CR-V. This compact SUV that combines excellent interior room and practicality with safety, reliable mechanics, refined ride and the legendary Honda reliability.
These advantages make the CR-V the perfect family vehicle, especially for long road trips. However, while the CR-V is a very safe vehicle, part of the safety is on the driver too. In order to ensure that the driver always has the best view on the road ahead and keeps his family safe, the wipers should always be in perfect shape. Here is everything you need to know about wiper blades for Honda CR-V.
Honda CR-V Wiper Size Chart
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What Size Windshield Wipers do I Need for Honda CR-V?
Different generations of the Honda CR-V have different sizes of wipers both in the front and in the back of the vehicle. Choosing the right size for your car is very important for them to work properly.
Thankfully, it is very easy to check what’s the size of the wipers on your CR-V. You can do that with a measuring tape (obviously), or by checking in the owner’s manual. The easiest way is to check on our website – we have the correct wiper blade sizes for every generation of Honda CR-V. Just be sure that you know the model year.
Different Types of Wiper Blades
After you’ve chosen the right size for your CR-V, now let’s move onto the wiper blade type. In case you didn’t know, there are several different types available on the market right now, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.
- Frame-Style – you can recognize these wipers these wipers by the metal frame and squeegees built into the rubber. They are very good at removing water, bugs, and dirt, but lose their abilities at higher speeds. They are the most common on the market and the least expensive;
- Beam-Style – made from one piece of rubber or silicone, the beam-style wipers are better at higher speeds due to their aerodynamic design, and generally last longer. However, they cost more than frame-style wipers;
- Winter wiper blades – equipped with additional rubber shell for more successful removal of snow;
- Heated wiper blades – new to the market, these wiper blades use heat to combat snow and ice. This makes them very useful for areas with very low temperatures during the winter. However, they are much more expensive and the installation process is far from easy.
How to Replace the Wipers on Honda CR-V?
Replacing the wiper blades on Honda CR-V is a very easy process. We are sure that most of you know this, but for those who don’t, here is a step-by-step guide:
- For easier removal, first, turn your vehicle to “ON”, then turn the wipers on. Turn off the vehicle when they are in their most vertical position;
- Pull the wipers upwards until they are held in place;
- The wiper blade is held in place by a “U” shaped handle and a tiny clip. Push the clip and slide the blade downwards;
- Pull until the blade completely comes off the handle and remove it carefully;
- Slide the new wiper blade into the “U” shaped handle until it clicks in place.