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Compare the 2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Honda CR-V 2018 Toyota RAV4 Versus

2018 Honda CR-V


2018 Toyota RAV4

26 city / 32 hwy*

Fuel Economy

23 city / 30 hwy
2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder


2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder
184 hp


176 hp

Serving Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Washington, D.C., VA

The 2018 Honda CR-V is at the forefront of SUV performance, whether it concerns fuel efficiency, comfort, safety - You name it. The 2018 Toyota RAV 4 certainly impresses in various specs as well, but appears to be outshined by the former. What pushes the Honda ahead? We’ll see in this analysis of its specifications, technologies, performance, and value.


The 2018 Honda CR-V manages to provide more performance and better fuel economy in the same package. Power outlay is 184 horsepower and 180 lb.-ft. of torque. The RAV4 is rated at 176 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. Drivers will appreciate more horsepower and torque with the CR-V. The Honda weighs 150 pounds less than the Toyota, helping every horse push the Honda further. Furthermore, the Honda earns 26 mpg/city vs. 23 mpg with the RAV4. Furthermore the RAV4 can claim only 30 mpg/highway while the CR-V earns 32 mpg/highway. Honda’s turbo edition is even more capable. Power outlay is 190 horsepower and 179 lb.-ft. Fuel economy is 28/34 mpg.


Since this is a crossover that serves families, every cube counts. While the two SUVs have the same size wheelbase, the Honda CR-V, which is wider and taller, manages to provide more space. CR-V passenger volume is rated at 105.9, and its cargo hold is rated at 39.2 cubic feet. The Toyota is rated at 101.9 cu.ft. for passengers and 38.4 cu.ft. for cargo. Back row passengers will notice the difference between 37.2 inches of legroom in the RAV4 and 40.4 inches in the CR-V. For easy entry, it’s hard to beat the CR-V doors. They open almost 90 degrees. Parents will appreciate the room when they need to install or remove a carseat. Both SUVs have a standard rearview camera system, but only Honda’s has three views to you more. Both have a dash screen, but only Honda is offering the benefits of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These two systems let you access dozens of apps and use your phone’s dedicated voice command system. Other modern technologies include Honda’s Proximity Key, four USB ports, and a dual-zone programmable thermostat.


Safety is essential for any vehicle, especially one serving families. Both are offering a long list of crash systems. Only Honda is offering a road departure mitigation system. This feature will reduce the car’s speed and assist with steering to try and correct the car’s path. Both vehicles offer a lane departure warning with a lane assist. An automatic braking system strengthens the effectiveness of a forward collision warning. With Honda, you can choose between LaneWatch, a camera-based blind system, and a radar-based blind zone system with a rear cross-traffic alert.

There’s much more to explore about the 2018 Honda CR-V than can be covered here. Get first-hand information with a visit to Pohanka Honda.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

Current Inventory

There are currently no 2018 Honda CR-V AWD Touring 4dr SUV for Sale in inventory


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NHTSA Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).