How Does the 2020 Honda CR-V Compare to the Toyota Rav 4Feb 03rd, 2021
The compact crossover segment which features both the Honda CR-V and Toyota Rav 4 has seen a huge spike in popularity due to the versatility and value offered by the segment as a whole. Since their debut in the early 90’s, the Rav 4 and CR-V have consistently been some of the most popular and most reliable SUV’s that money can buy. So how does the 2020 CR-V compare to its top competitor in the 2020 Toyota Rav 4?
|Price||Starting From: $28,905
Fully Loaded: $42,805
|Starting From: $28,090
Fully Loaded: $42,750
|Engine||Horsepower: 190 HP
Torque: 179 ft-lb
|Horsepower: 176-219 HP
Torque: 163-221 ft-lb
|Fuel Economy (L/100km)||City: 8.7L
|Reliability – J.D. Power Reliability Rankings||81/100||80/100|
|Seat Comfort||Cloth/Leather depending on trim. Superior leg room.||Cloth/Leather depending on trim.|
|Cargo Space (cubic feet)||Rear Cargo Area: 39.2
With Rear Seats Folded: 75.8
|Rear Cargo Area: 37.6
With Rear Seats Folded: 69.8
|Interior Quality||Finished with Soft Touch Materials||Finished with Hard Plastics|
|Tech and Convenience Features||Standard: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Adaptive Cruise, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Rear Parking Aid||Standard: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Adaptive Cruise, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Monitor|
Winner: Honda CR-V
As you can see, the CR-V and Rav 4 are very competitive with each other. The Rav 4 has a slightly lower price and is comparable in engine, fuel economy and standard technology with the CR-V. The CR-V has an advantage when it comes to reliability, cargo space and leg room, while also finishing off the interior with a higher quality material. Both the CR-V and Rav 4 come packed with standard safety features on the entry level LX and LE trim levels. The two crossovers are neck and neck in almost every category, which means that personal preference, design and drive feel will be the deciding factor more often than not.
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