Which to consider? 2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4

December 14th, 2020 by

2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Toyota RAV4

The 2021 Honda CR-V compact SUV arrives at Hendrick Honda of Charlotte with a fresh new build, 17-inch alloy wheels, and a range of safety driver-assistance technology. We are pleased to provide you with a comparison to a model dupe, the Toyota RAV4. Let’s take a look at which is a better pick up for the compact SUV!

New 2021 Honda CR-V For Sale At Hendrick Honda of Charlotte, NC

There are plenty of distinctions you can find between these two compact SUVs when comparing the 2021 Honda CR-V to the Toyota RAV4. There are also several variations which set these two apart. In the Honda CR-V, several features that come equipped are either optional or not applicable on the RAV4.

2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4: Performance, Transmission, & Engine

This is how we tell who is the star of the show! Both Honda and Toyota have earned a remarkable reputation and are valued in the market for their models. The Honda CR-V tackles hurdles that would trap the RAV4. CR-V has 18″ wheels compared to 17″ on the RAV4. Continuing for the 2021 CR-V model, you have a choice to pick between both FWD and AWD. With a 2.5 liter in-line four cylinder, 203 horsepower, and 8 speed automatic transmission, Honda CR-V offers a more advanced engine than its competitors. The RAV4 includes a 1.5 liter turbocharged in-line four cylinder with 190 horsepower. More horsepower and more miles per gallon are provided by the Honda powertrain. Lets compare the 2 models fuel economy below:

2021 Honda CR-V:
Gas all wheel drive: 25 city, 33 hwy
Hybrid Model: 41 city, 38 hwy

2021 Toyota RAV4:
Gas all wheel drive: 27 city, 33 hwy
Hybrid Model: 40 city, 35 hwy

2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4: Interior Design & Cargo Space

Why does the 2021 Honda CR-V win for interior comfort? With the rear seats folded down, the CR-V features 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and 75.8 cubic feet, while the RAV4 has 37.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and 69.8 cubic feet. For family outings and road trips the CR-V for individuals is indeed significantly more roomy inside.

With enough space for five passengers, the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 both have similar seating. Rear-row passengers in the CR-V, however, have more legroom than the RAV4’s backseat travelers, which is why the CR-V is winning for interior space and comfort.
The 2021 Honda SUV uses soft-touch materials, while the RAV4 has some hard plastics. Overall, that gives a more luxurious and sleek look to the Honda CR-V, which is why the argument in this category is taken.

The 2021 Compact SUV winner: Honda CR-V

Both smaller SUVs are acceptable, however, compared to the RAV4, the 2021 Honda CR-V is the winner! The CR-V values for reliability, seat comfort, cargo space, interior quality, and dependability.

While the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are both acceptable decisions for clients looking for a compact SUV, there are numerous undeniable favorable circumstances to picking the CR-V. Make certain to look at our new inventory at Hendrick Honda of Charlotte. Our business staff is prepared to help you discover the color and trim that best suits you. Contact our dealership today!