What is the 2020 Honda CR-V brake system problem?

I found a great deal on a 2020 Honda CR-V, and I’m ready to sign the papers. But then my friend mentioned the “brake problem.” What’s the problem with the 2020 Honda CR-V brake system?

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Kathryn Mae Kurlychek · Answered on Nov 30, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Despite initial high safety ratings from NHTSA and IIHS, the 2020 Honda CR-V has seen some troubling problems with its brakes. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA), 2020 CR-V owners have experienced a loss of braking power and control after just 1,000 miles of driving.
On the flip side, other CR-V drivers have reported opposite concerns—rather than a loss of braking function, they have struggled with the CR-V’s automated emergency braking system activating without warning or reason.
In either case, these braking concerns are serious. So far, a reported three accidents resulting in two injuries have occurred due to braking problems in the 2020 CR-V. Despite these reports, Honda has yet to issue any sort of mass recalls on the 2020 Honda CR-V for brake-related problems.
While certain model years may experience unexpected problems, Honda CR-Vs are known for reliability and control.
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