I have the CR-V 2.2 I-DTEC EX. Had it from new and it is just three years old. I have not had a problem with it but have just purchased an extra three years warranty from Honda for £640. I probably won't need it, but it is reassuring. My previous Honda was the Accord Tourer 2.2 i-CTDI EX that I had for nine years and was trouble free, so I may be wasting my money. The CR-V tows like a dream and I get between 28 and 32 mpg depending on roads. Solo I get just over 40mpg on local roads. I haven't driven solo for any distance so I have no idea what the consumption will be. My Accord used to give just over 55 mpg fully laden when returning solo from France, so I should imagine the CR-V will equal or better this. One point in the review on HJ: the door mirrors fold on locking the car on pushing the "lock" button a second time. The review stateed that you could only fold them from inside the car with the engine running.