Honda cvts are less durable and reliable. How to make your cvt transmission last longer.
New transmission features and designs extend the cvt lifespan.
Honda cvt transmission life expectancy. Certified pre owned from honda dealer clean bill of health with lots of records. So they need regular repairs for an extended lifespan. While a conventional automatic has a fixed number of gears 4 gears for a four speed 6 gears for a six speed etc a cvt can form any number and combination of gears based on its mechanical limits and the transmission.
Jury is still out but here s my 2 cents. When you properly take good care of your cvt transmission it could last at least more than 5 years. My local dealership charges 180 for transmission fluid changes so i do them myself for around 40 give or take.
But they will still last for a long time if you do proper maintenance. Drove 120 000 miles from sept 2016 to a. The code didn t pop up until 55k miles which i feel is too long.
The argument is by on honda vehicle producers. 2013 honda 2 4l cvt accord. Older cars may have shorter life spans.
The chain belt that transfers power requires clean fresh oil to function properly. Despite this cvt transmissions will still last for a long time through proper maintenance. Change the transmission fluid regularly possibly every 30 000 kilometers.
A cvt continuously variable transmission is a type of automatic transmission that has an indefinite number of gear ratios. Change of transmission fluid is not essential. 100k miles firsthand experience.
Cvt is still a relatively new technology and car makers have been working relentlessly to improve it. I did my first cvt fluid change at 40k miles and i ll do another at 30k miles. Bought used 26k miles.
Cvts found in new car models may last around 100 000 miles under strict regular car maintenance. The repairs in question are. Cvt transmission life expectancy depends on a variety of factors.
However this information is misleading. Change of this transmission liquid prolongs the cvt s life. The cvt in honda cars are better than other brands.
The cvt in my 2014 civic has been very good and has 63 000 miles i bought it new.