2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

Black 2019 Honda CR-V LX in a Driveway vs Gray 2019 Toyota RAV4 on Coast Road

The compact crossover class is loaded with family-friendly options that are perfect for your next adventure and the 2019 Honda CR-V is a fan favorite at Howdy Honda. Families who are interested in a brand-new crossover can learn more about what sets the Honda CR-V apart from a key rival in this 2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison.

When you choose the 2019 Honda CR-V as your next family hauler, you will have a choice of four trim levels – LX, EX, EX-L and Touring – that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. All Honda CR-V entries make room for five passengers in a well-equipped cabin that makes room for 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. With the rear seats laid flat, the Honda CR-V provides families with 75.8 cubic feet of available cargo space – numbers that the Toyota RAV4 cannot match.

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2019 Honda CR-V VS 2019 Toyota RAV4
$24,350* Starting Price $25,500
184-Horsepower 2.4-Liter 4-Cylinder Base Engine 203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode Transmission 8-Speed Direct Shift Automatic
39.2 - 75.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 37.6 - 69.8 Cubic Feet

What Are the Differences Between the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4?

Families who opt for the Honda CR-V in this 2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison will find that the Honda CR-V provides incredible value at a more affordable price that starts at $24,350*. To deliver value at every turn, the Honda CR-V LX comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED Daytime Running Lights, a multi-angle rearview camera, dual USB ports and a 5-inch LCD infotainment system that provides access to Bluetooth. A 184-horsepower 2.4-liter i-VTEC® four-cylinder engine comes standard and is paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission that adds Sport Mode to achieve 26 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway and 28 mpg combined** in front-wheel drive configurations.

An upgrade to EX, EX-L and Touring grades will add to your Honda CR-V driving experience at Howdy Honda. With a standard 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system that provides one-touch access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and HondaLink®, the Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels will keep you connected no matter where your next adventure may lead. The Honda Sensing® suite of safety systems comes standard in EX, EX-L and Touring trims to keep families safe on the road. Additional upgrades that are available include leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, a power liftgate, a power sunroof, a 330-watt sound system and much more.

Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring models amp up performance with the addition of a 190-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the hood. Married to the Continuously Variable Transmission, 1.5-liter Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring entries with front-wheel drive will earn 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg combined**. With the addition of Real Time AWD with an Intelligent Control System™, the Honda CR-V is a capable entry when faced with inclement weather. Redesigned Toyota RAV4 entries are powered by a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission. A Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be available at a later date with a higher price tag.

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX trims. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2019 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.


Red 2019 Honda CR-V Front Exterior at the Beach
Red 2019 Honda CR-V Rear Exterior at the Beach
2019 Honda CR-V Steering Wheel, Dashboard and Display Audio Touchscreen
2019 Honda CR-V Rear Cargo Space