2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Toyota RAV4 front view of both crossovers

Small crossovers have become popular with many car shoppers. Looking at the 2018 Honda CR-V vs the 2018 Toyota RAV4 will help compare two vehicles in this segment.

The 2018 Honda CR-V will offer two engine options. Standard equipment will include a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine producing 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The crossover will also offer a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque while earning 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highways.* All RAV4 models will be powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine producing 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. This engine is rated at up to 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

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2018 Honda CR-V VS 2018 Toyota RAV4
2 Engine Options 1
190 horsepower, 179 pound-feet of torque Best Engine Performance 176 horsepower, 172 pound-feet of torque
28 city/34 highway mpg* Fuel Economy Ratings 23 city/30 hwy mpg
5 Trim Levels 6

2018 Honda CR-V Trim Levels and Features

2018 CR-V models will be offered in five trim levels, while the RAV4 is available six models. Car shoppers considering the CR-V will be able to choose from LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L with Navi and Touring models. Each trim level will offer a different selection of standard and available features.

The collection of features offered on the 2018 CR-V include the Honda Sensing™ suite of driver assistance systems. This suite is included as standard equipment on EX trim levels and higher. Honda Sensing™ includes Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and pedestrian sensing capability, Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with low-speed follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS).

*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.


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2018 Honda CR-V red front exterior
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