Honda automatics - are they any good?

What is your opinion on the reliability and effectiveness of Honda automatics? I'm thinking of buying a Civic Tourer or CR-V.

Asked on 20 April 2016 by golfnut

Answered by Honest John
Excellent. The five-speed torque converter auto is older tech, but virtually bulletproof. We have one in a special Thai market Jazz in Thailand. Latest CR-V 1.6iDTECs have a new nine-speed torque converter auto.
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