Top Class SUVs: Compare the Honda CR-V to the Toyota RAV4 in the Groton area

When you look for a solid SUV, you want something that can perform and has the features and capabilities you need for your life. Consider both the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4, both well-respected SUVs in their class. But, how do you choose between the two of them? They each have features that make them desirable to drivers.

Check out a list of comparisons between the two SUVs below.

The Honda CR-V versus the Toyota RAV4

  • The Honda CR-V provides better fuel economy for both highway and city driving than the Toyota RAV4
  • Honda put a 2.4-liter engine that outputs 184 horsepower and 180 pounds per feet of torque while Toyota included a 2.5-liter engine with 176 horsepower and 172 pounds per feet of torque
  • Both models are controlled by an automatic transmission: the Honda CR-V with a continuously variable transmission and the Toyota RAV4 with a six-speed transmission
  • You'll get a roomier, comfier ride in the Honda SUV over the Toyota SUV: the former excels in all room except for front leg room, where the latter edges it out
  • If you're looking to utilize the space for a grocery trip, the Honda CR-V will give you more cargo space up to a maximum of 75.8 cubic feet where the Toyota RAV4 only manages 73.4 cubic feet of space
  • If you're looking to listen to your favorite music, the Honda SUV provides a 7.0-inch touchscreen display where the Toyota SUV offers a 6.1-inch touchscreen display
  • Honda offers a better overall safety package, with the Honda SensingĀ® package coming standard, than the Toyota RAV4
  • Overall, the Honda CR-V has a lower cost than the Toyota RAV4

Check out the Honda CR-V at Cardinal Honda

At our Groton-based dealership, where we serve the New London, CT, Waterford, CT, Norwich, CT, and Westerly, RI areas, we find that a new Honda CR-V can offer a lot of features to make your driving experience easier. Let our staff put the keys into your hands for a test drive today!


Cardinal Honda

531 Route 12
Directions Groton, CT 06340

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