Where is the cd slot on a 2017 crv
I imagine it would be in front of the deck, look for open door button.
Read your owners manual. You may not have one as everyone uses their smart phone with blue tooth.
2017 Honda cr-v does not have a cd player anymore
You'll need to burn ur cd's into ur smart phone or Iphone
NOT everyone has a smartphone ! Especially, retirees . . . I'm afraid HONDA has forgotten an entire market segment.
I made a big error buying a 2017 crv.Only realize that there is no CD player after I bought it.Shame to honda
I am furious that it no longer has cd player How do we do audoo books !
You can buy radio frequency adapters that will broadcast from a CD player to your cars radio. Around $20 or so.
Well I don't like this answer....
Yea, I didn't realize it either. Its ok though lots of other options for music, will listen to cd's at home.
I wished Honda had not removed the CD Players, we are seniors now. Honda we need your help!!!
There may be a place to plug in a cable in front of the deck to plug in a small portable CD player. Check your owners manual on the radio deck.
I told salesman and Honda the only reason I did not buy was no CD player. They told me to buy mp player. No clue what that is. I told honda big mistake CD'S are not dead you can still buy Cd's just about everywhere.
MP3 player. Your smart phone can do it or you can buy another player. $20 to $30 on Amazon.
Buy an iPod and have your children load it with all your cd,s. You'll love it.
It's amazing that everyone thinks people only listen to music, audiobooks from the library or rented at truck stops are my favorite thing and ripping them is near impossible.
NO CD = NO $ALE. HONDA TAKE NOTICE.
Former DJ needs to hear mixes on CD Business books are on CD...I'm not going to rip 20 CDs to usb and need them for road trips. Dynamic range and sound quality better on CD than compressed digital audio HONDA was cheap for not installing the CD player
I'm 67 and love my CRV. You complainers don't know what you're missing. Buy a cheap MP3 player and transfer your CD's to it. You'll have all your music on a tiny little MP3 player that takes up no space in your Honda's storage unit. CD's will be be obsolete soon. Like a previous post said, have your kids or grandkids do it for you....you won't be sorry. It's the 21st century. Enjoy what it has to offer!!
Kristen, I hope you don't vote with that logic. We like our CRVs as well but some people have standards and your simple, conformist perspective on consumer electronics isn't helpful. Please be considerate of others because it has implications on how products get designed.
Please follow your own advice and be considerate of other's opinions. Yo basically trashed me, bringing politics into the mix, and insinuating I am simple.
Why? CR-V cd player not in the cr-v touring. why?
AWK! Just bought a new E model and have been searching for the CD Player...you have got to be kidding!!!
Just took the Honda CRV off the list. NO CD player. Are you kidding me?
Just like iphone no more has 3.5mm jack. CRV has no cassette or cd anymore. One of the work around is portable cd player (<$20) and a bluetooth transmitter (<$20).
UNBELIEVABLE. Still haven't found a solution for lack of CD player. Called numerous custom audio experts. Satellite radio music programming is repetitive and weak, the USB port doesn't work, "Bokai"'s solution would sound like an AM radio not to mention impractical setup with cheap hardware add-ons. Honda where's your technology? At the very least put an auxiliary line input on the audio harness so people don't have these issues. Very disappointed with the Honda system on multiple issues beyond the lack of CD player.
RF adapters are FM, not AM. Unfortunately CD's players are last decades choice.
I even got a 3.5 mm to USB connector for my old Sony Walkman CD player, but it didn't work. USB jump drive works fine. Honda recommends using extension cord for USB connection.
I've not been able to get a Bluetooth transmitter to work with the 2017 Civic-Ex
I don't have a computer, I don't have an iphone, no clue what mp player is, but I do have a million cds that I love. I've looked at every SUV on the market and HONDA is the only auto maker ditching CD player. Bad move Honda. Hopefully 2018 they'll spend the extra 40 bucks and include it
You can still use a CD player. Use a portable CD player and get an aux cable one elf plugs into headphones socket and the other into car aux.
Cut3ne55 Apparently you don't understand this vehicle and how it's strategically designed to limit your options. There are many issues with your statement and there is no plug port other than a firmware specific USB input and bluetooth option which results in signal loss and loss of dynamic range aka. "sound quality". In other words, if I have a touring CRV with 9 speakers I don't want it sounding like an AM radio In addition, Honda customer service after countless attempts refuses to provide the audio specifications of the CRV even though the dealership confirmed it is possible to add an external CD unit through the rear serial port connections. Honda still needs to provide specs so the external unit will be recognized by the OEM system.
Wow...just persuaded me to not purchase crv.... Looking at smaller SUVs, Honda was in the running until I found out no CD player. Stupid mistake on their part.
I, ridiculously travel with an old fashioned Boom Box on the passenger seat in order to hear my CD's. Really unhappy with my new CRV for this reason. I should have purchased a used car. I wish Honda had an appropriate a answer for those who are as unhappy as I am.
I have an amateur radio transceiver that mounts in the rear uses a small remote display in the front but relies on the aux input for the audio. Love my 2017 CRV but displeased beyond belief that there is no aux input. Would not buy another one for that reason.
i agree. I do NOT. Always want to use my MP player! CDs have a specific place as they're easier to just play the one you want and any particular song you want, not so easy with an mp player to find and play specific songs. At the least the option for one should be available! I'm very upset cause after owning a Toyota we wanted to go back to Honda but now doubt we will. Think we'll check out Subarus they do have CD Players!
I'm really disappointed the CRV doesn't have a CD player. With the price tag on this vehicle you would think it would have a flippin CD player!! I wouldn't have purchased this car if I had of realized it didn't have one!
Hi safety first. Very disappointed not to have the CD option, but bought the vehicle for the excellent safety record and features.
FYI - the new 2018 Toyota Rav4 doesn't have a CD slot either - Toyota took theirs out too. :-(
Absolutely ridiculous - the usb ports don't even support an external drive!!!!!!
With 12 hour drives (one-way), our salvation is audio books. Without a CD player, this is a no go. You cannot transcribe 8-10 hours of an audio book to an MP3. I'm afraid this means Honda is out of the running for our new car.
Anyone know if I can upload music to the car system? It has its own hard drive I assume. Maybe we can get there all our cd’s through a USB or bluetooth? Or maybe hondalink?
After the initial shock/horror about the lack of a cd player I have decided to give this "new age" system a go. I have ripped all my cd's onto my PC - an operation that took the best part of two days (around 200 cd's or 155 GB). I then transferred that onto two 128 GB USB3 memory sticks. With this done I now have much quicker access to any song than any cd system can offer and with the same sound quality as the original cd! I have transferred all the music using the lossless .wav-format as any of the available compressed formats such as mp3 just don't cut it for me sound quality wise. One can now easily flick through artist, albums and songs on the Honda system. Overall have a much better setup now compared to previously having to store, find, load and play around 200 cd's in my car! Well done Honda - It just needed a mind-set change from my side.
You can make all of the excuses you want for Honda no longer including a CD- player but I know hundreds and hundreds of people and every single one of them own CD's. I don't know what genius in the Honda Management group decided to ask some manufacture to produce audio systems for $30,000 vehicles and delete CD-Players should be fired. I am glad that I no longer sell Honda because I would hate to have explain to potential buyers that they won't be able to listen to their CD collection.
Sad thing sales people try and keep it a secret. Had I not taken my time in my research I would have bought and been extremely disappointed. USB suck. I ended buying a 2017 Tuscon with a CD player which has a much better ride. I would have never looked at a Tucson if Honda had a CD player. Thank you Honda
You must own a computer to transfer to a stick. I don't own a computer
we leased a 2017 honda civic for 4 years, only to realize after the transaction was all done that it didnt have a cd player. when i phoned to ask about having one put in, i was advised that i should just download music onto my phone like everyone else does. no more cds in hondas. - that is ridiculous and im totally unimpressed.
Not only had Honda eliminated the CD player from the CRV, they also eliminated the aux input to the sound system! Who's the moron? Honda for making taking away the CD and Aux options or me for buying this car?
I don't have an answer, still seeking one. Music can be covered in a couple different ways, plus the radio provides multiple choices. The problem ... CDs that provide audio books, or educational material, etc. that can run to 10+ CDs and Honda and other manufacturers elected to just ignore this significant community of potential customers. Hell the simple provision of an audio/aux jack would have been a major help. I have talked with a couple 3rd party audio speciality businesses and they say that they can install a radio/cd system, but they are concerned about what the impact may be because the vehicles are heavily computer integrated ... one even told me that it would likely void the car warranty. So here we are spent $30,000 on the car and now looking for an answer which so far has been; $250-300+ and possible loss of the vehicle warranty, including the extended warranty, buying a cheap assed portable/boom box which is a potential driver distraction when only one person is using the vehicle. Damn it Honda, get you heads out of the sand and come up with a viable patch!
I just read that the 2018 Honda CRV comes stock with a CD player. Little to late for this gal, I bought a Tucson.
I have a 2017 CRV touring AWD---NO CD. I am soooo disappointed. If I would have realized that I would NOT buy the vehicle.I use a CD player to learn special songs that a singing group I belong to have to learn. I play them while I drive. I also don't like that there is NO ocket behind the drivers seat---NO arm rests that come down on each side of the console. No storage space on each side of the console as was in my 2013 CRV. The console itself has a cheap piece of plastic that slides back and forth and is not convenient at all. I am very sorry I purchased this car. It'll be my last unless there are many changes. I could go on.
I am 23 and MUST have a CD player in the vehicle! Can't trust vaporware digital files on USB, etc. Too damn much trouble, too! CDs are VERY much around for anyone concerned about properly maintaining a music library. Then, of course, there are stupid millennials. Sorry, Honda: no CD player, no vehicle sale!
I am buying a Nissan Rogue because they have a CD player! After my last four Hondas / disappointed they took out the CD player!
Think again about the Nissan! The CVT in those cars is nothing but problems.
Honda - big mistake removing CD players! Buying a Nissan!
Ignore the CVT issue at your peril.
Almost bought a 2018 CR-V Touring until I started asking about the cd player. So disappointed because I was totally sold on the CRV until I realized it does not have a cd player. Moving from a 2011 Honda Ridgeline with a cd player to a 2018 Honda CR-V is no longer an option due to Honda's decision to remove the cd player. Guess I will review 2018 Subaru Outback and can the CR-V purchase.
As a retired loudspeaker engineer/designer, audiophile and all-around music lover, I want the highest sound quality whenever possible. CDs provide that, because data is in it's purest (unaltered/uncompressed) form. If Honda offers a "premium sound system" as an option, it SHOULD offer a CD player as well. Otherwise, what's the point of having such an upgrade? BUT, listening to music inside a moving car (no matter how quiet the car) means lots of the available detail and dynamic range wont be heard above the road noise. In such situations, most listeners with crappy MP3 players don't care and would be happy with compressed MP-3. But for finicky listeners with high quality recordings on CD's, there ARE substantial SOUND QUALITY DIFFERENCES compared to an MP-3 file. Nowadays, I guessing most people prefer convenience over quality.
I suppose that the degree that the quality drops off would be the deciding factor for most. There is simply an inherent resistance to having something taken away. Hence the CD player.
I was going to buy a new CRV until my son told me there was no cd player. So, I decided to keep my 2013 CRV.
I just bought a 2018 Honda crv es, and only later found out that it does not have a cd player. I use cd's for learning languages, and it is a huge disappointment. Converting cd's to mp3 is not an option for me.
I guess it all depends on what you want and need. I am 52 years old and haven't listened to a cd in or out of my car for almost ten years. With satellite radio and my phone and tablet, I have no need for a cd or cd player so buying a CRV was no big deal.
BIG mistake for Honda, checked out Kia Forte and found out they not only have the CD player but offer things Honda does not, like 2 drivers power seats, cool/heated seats AND a better warranty.
USB will work to rip cd to usb
I've been trying to rip CDs to USB but haven't found a way that isn't cumbersome, time consuming, and roundabout. Any suggestions? Software? Thanks.
this debate has been going on for years! better sound quality in the car with CD's versus USB / MP3's?????? PLEASE! your driving 70miles an hour so you have a little something called road and wind noise... your factory car speakers aren't even amazing quality to begin with. MP3 320kps quality is good enough! you can get a laptop for $150 and burn your cd's to a USB stick and have a TON of music and audio books right there at your finger tips. no i don't miss the days of having to swap out cd's while i drive...
I could care less about the CD player. I am pissed that there is no AUX jack. I have special equipment that needs the AUX input. Would not have bought the car if I new that it was not there. Also not happy with the low weight towing capacity and the class 1 hitch they installed instead of class 2.
l made a mistake in not looking before l bought the 2018 LX and no CD player and was very disappointed, l do not know how to use the cell phone for music etc,, in the car, Should have kept my 2012 Honda Ex instead of trading it in . 29500 miles but had a heater problem...
How many of us 2018 CR-V owners are going to crash because you MUST look at the display panel to set the radio? There is a warning on the radio display to not try to set the radio while driving. A warning like that is useless! A basic principle of human psychology is "An engineering solution is ALWAYS superior to a behavioral (i.e. training) solution." I'm sorry I bought this car! The dealer couldn't suggest any solution except to buy an iPod, load it with music, and the play through the radio's blue tooth. HELL NO! We're into classical music, jazz, and old rock/pop. Our choice without our huge CD collection is Serius Radio or the the iPod. Serius Radio is a monthly cost with few jazz or classical choices. AND, you have to look at the radio to set it. Don't buy a new CR-V until Honda fixes this!
Same as many here. We have hundreds of CDs at home, from old jazz to rock to opera to classical, etc. Once a week we pick a new set of CDs to listen to in the car. I'm sorry I bought a CRV! Sad that nobody has come up with a solution yet. I'm happy to use bluetooth with my portable CD player, but the f---ing radio doesn't recognize it. My bluetooth enabled player at home syncs up with it fine, as does the radio of a friend's car. F---ing Honda seems to block any flavor bluetooth except Apple or Android. Until they fix this, I'll do all I can to prevent other people from buying a Honda.
To answer the original question the CD slot is back in the year 2002.
How much would it cost Honda to put in a CD player? Practically nothing. I’m going to Subaru. They still have a CD player. Call me old fashion but I buy a new car every two years. Bad move. Honda.
Thanks Gloria but we already have the Honda. It's a wonderful car except for the constant irritation of the radio which has problems besides not having a CD slot. Still looking for a good solution that wouldn't cost thousands.
Guess I got lucky. I still had my thingy from two cars ago that only had a cassette deck and no cd player. For that car I had this thingy that I plug into the cigarette lighter and a sonywalkman CD player earphone jack. Then I tune the thingy to an empty FM station and turn on my Sony CD player and it plays over the car's stereo system and sounds just as good as FM radio. So dug it out of the junk drawer and it still works perfectly. I've had it for over 20 years so I don't know if they still sell them I think they are called FM transmitters but don't hold me to that. But it works if you can find one.
my only problem with the honda stereo system is the lack of a dial tuner... ever tried going to a XM radio station that is not preset without a dial? All of the push, push, push while trying to drive is irritating.
Thanks, TM. I got an external FM transmitter, tried it with both a Walkman and an MP3 Audiobook from the library, and it worked great.
I bought a CD player with Bluetooth and thought that was going to be a good solution to this problem (I have a 300 CD library and I am damned if I am going to sit there for hours to rip all of these to an INFERIOR MP3 format). This should have been a perfect solution EXCEPT the damn Civic Sport Touring WILL NOT PAIR to the players. l KNOW the player is working properly because it pairs easily to a Cryren speaker box. Honda put in a great audio system...they didn't need to put in a CD player, just a 3.5in jack so you could plug ANY analog audio device into the sound system. OR get could make their Bluetooth receiver pair to ALL devices, not just smartphones. Not to mention that a wire connection AUDIO PINPUT JACK is so EASY and cheap to have included -- WIRE is always better than another lame over-the-air technology that denigrates CD quality. Honda made na HUGE mistake here. And again, WHY won't my bluetooth CD player pair to the sound system bluetooth input-
i'm sorry, but if you guys are being serious your not very smart. All manufactures of electronics and electronics in cars are moving away from 3.5mm AUx jacks and Cd's. Why? because that is 90's technology and this is the 21st century. The Honda Cr-v can play music off of a USB memory stick, you can have 40,000 songs or more on one stick, all at a touch of a button, and guess what? the CR-V can play it back to you in the EXACT same file format as is on that CD, .wav you can literally transfer the .wav files from you'r cd's onto a USB stick and your Honda will play them back to your ears in the exact same quality. Also, music compression has come a long way, Apple AAC (.m4a) is pretty good! When your driving down the road at 60-70 mph with all that road and wind noise, you'd be hard pressed to argue your missing out on fidelity. Why suffer with Cd's and wires when you can have your whole music collection at a touch of a button on a 64 or 128gig usb sitck. the same goes for all '17 '18 hondas, no Honda didn't make a mistake, you people are making a mistake by not adopting new technology's. what's a CD player? try it, rip some cd's onto a stick using iTunes and see how it goes, before you criticize the engineers for looking into the future.
Stefan B answered a question you are following: "Where is the cd slot on a 2017 crv". They wrote: "i'm sorry, but if you guys are being serious your not very smart. All manufactures of electronics and electronics in cars are moving away from 3.5mm AUx jacks and Cd's. Why? because that is 90's technology and this is the 21st century. The Honda Cr-v can play music off of a USB memory stick, you can have 40,000 songs or more on one stick, all at a touch of a button, and guess what? the CR-V can play it back to you in the EXACT same file format as is on that CD, .wav you can literally transfer the .wav files from you'r cd's onto a USB stick and your Honda will play them back to your ears in the exact same quality. Also, music compression has come a long way, Apple AAC (.m4a) is pretty good! When your driving down the road at 60-70 mph with all that road and wind noise, you'd be hard pressed to argue your missing out on fidelity. Why suffer with Cd's and wires when you can have your whole music collection at a touch of a button on a 64 or 128gig usb sitck. the same goes for all '17 '18 hondas, no Honda didn't make a mistake, you people are making a mistake by not adopting new technology's. what's a CD player? try it, rip some cd's onto a stick using iTunes and see how it goes, before you criticize the engineers for looking into the future. " Stefan B your narrow minded thinking is the same as the ignorant designers that eliminated the 3.5mm jack. I could care less about music. I have other equipment that I want to be able to use the car speakers for. I even tried a USB adapter but the radio will not recognize it because it is not a cell phone. There are other common uses for a radio besides music.
PS -- Bought an FM transmitter device that accepted and analog audio input from the CD player and yes, it did broadcast, but the quality was so poor -- static and practically no dynamics, highly compressed as FM transmission needs to be, that it was totally unacceptable. And IF i can get Honda to explain why the CD's bluetooth won't pair with the system, i have a feeling that will result in the same low quality audio. Bluetooth suffers from the same compression issues as any over-the-air transceiver system. As one post here points out, it may be the 21st century technology and the digital age, but that doesn't mean there aren't millions of people who have CD collections and the idea that either they relegate them to the trash heap of technology. Sure the 20 & 30 somethings have all their music in digital form, anyone over 40 (and there are a LOT of us) have CD libraries, and some very substantial libraries at that. For Honda to just dismiss this demographic and think that selling their current crop of cars ONLY to 20 and 30 somethings while alienating everyone else, well good luck with that. Again, leaving out a CD player wouldn't be such a terrible decision if only they included a 3.5 analog input jack, and item that would cost practically nothing but it would allow anyone to feed a stereo from any external device that they wanted. Those of us who have a CD collection could buy as I did, an inexpensive portable CD player (which incidentally fits PERFECTLY in the compartment under the display system as if the space was made for it) which I got on Amazon for under $70. Even if the USB port will play a thumb-drive, it still means I have to do that labor-intensive job of transferring piles of CD to thumb-drives. Plus, there is a bit of a practical problem with the sticks -- how do you list the content on the small physical drives themselves? If I transfer my classical music library using .WAV files which is the only format that I will use for that kind of music, I will wind up a dozen drives. You know how much of a pain it will be search thru all those stick to find the recordings that I am looking for? They are just not practical. I have also heard that flash-drives can be physically damaged as well as digitally corrupted by the kinds of heat temps to which the car interior can rise. And until Honda can tell me how to get my portable CD player to pair to the audio system (as it clearly should be able to do since it pairs to other bluetooth receivers) I hold to my original evaluation, that their audio system a FAIL.
To Stefan's contention that we should get with it that CDs are obsolete technology and why should any manufacture car about "old" stuff. -- Excuse me, but any technical engineer knows that the first rule of thumb for migrating to a new technology is that whenever possible and practical, you make your new technology BACKWARD COMPATIBLE. That is why just for example, you can take a silent 35mm motion picture film of, say, THE GOLD RUSH that was made in 1920 and splice it directly to a 35mm motion picture film of, say, DUNKIRK made in 2017, and the two match perfectly. The old film is silent, whereas DUNKIRK has both a 4.1 analog soundtrack as well as a Dolby 5.1 digital soundtrack and a DTS 5.1 digital soundtrack and an SDDS 8.1 digital soundtrack. Splice the two together and then thread that reel on a modern 35mm Simplex motion picture digital sound projector and BOTH the 1920 silent film AND the 2017 full digital surround sound film will run thru it perfectly, not even a glitch will appear on the screen where you go from the 1920 film to the 2017 film where they are spliced together; two strips of film made more almost a century apart will run thru that projector and play on the screen perfectly without a hiccup. How is that possible? It's possible because all the technological advances of the last century in image and sound were all painstakingly designed to be backward compatible with what went before. To not do that is just lazy change. This is why the film format lasted a freakin century. Point being that GOOD technology, whenever possible, should be backward compatible -- first came CDs then DVDs but the DVD players still can play CDs without batting an eye. Then came BluRays, and the BluRay players could still playback CDs and DVDs and BluRays. They now even can connect to the internet and stream thru the one device. Point is, whenever possible, you build-in backward compatibility. History shows that technology systems that didn't have the foresight to be backward compatible never made it into the mainstream. Honda is making a big mistake by not allowing a CD player or other audio devices to at least be interconnectable to its sound system. For example, it would be convenient for the kids who have one of those portable DVD players to be able to plug that device into the car's great sound system. The addition of a 95 cent input jack would do it -- it's not like they need to reinvent the wheel to allow such a simple interface. And btw, when have you ever heard of a sound amplification system that DIDN'T have easy access to its audio inputs? Sorry, this inane argument that CDs are "obsolete" is facetious; they certainly are NOT obsolete. They are still being released, people are still buying them, collecting them and PLAYING them. But more importantly, while it may be true that music distribution has been shifting away from physical media and moving more to streaming and cloud-based technologies, that doesn't at all mean that everyone one of the millions of people who own billions of CDs have tossed their sometimes massive CD collections into the garbage. Those billions of CDs out there are owned by millions of people WHO BUY CARS and who still want to be able to play their CDs in their new cars just as these post demonstrate. Secondly, I can tell you that many if not most of these CD owners have neither the time nor the inclination to spend hours transcribing their CD collections to new formats simply because Honda has left out the ability to play them. It's absurd to say that because there happens to be a new technology, that means that older, still viable technology shouldn't be supported.
You cannot make different media backwards compatible. A 45 rpm vinyl record cannot be played in a CD player. Should car stereos support the old wind up Victrola records?
I was going to buy a new CRV this year until I discovered they do not have a CD player. I love Hondas and have had them for 30+ years, but I guess the love affair is over.
Be real, F_O_R? You keep talking as if CDs are a 50 year old technology. The are not; they are still a CURRENT technology. They are still being made, sold and purchased, but more importantly, they are still owned my the millions by a whole swath of the demographic that PURCHASE CARS. It just seems like a foolish move on Honda's part to stick it to those potential customers. And I am not even saying Honda needs to include a CD player -- all I am saying is allow a work-around -- the addition of a simple input jack fixes the issues at infinitesimal cost to Honda and at very little cost to a customer who would like to still play his CD collection in his new Civic. The purchase of an outboard portable CD player for under $90 solves the problem for the owner but for want of a simple 3.5mm audio input jack. Why is this so contentious an issue?
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