Compare 2016 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Honda CR-V
2017 Hyundai Tucson
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2WD 5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX 26 33 $24,502 $26,095
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L 26 33 $26,795 $28,545
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 26 33 $28,200 $30,045
CR-V 2WD 5-Door LX 26 33 $22,396 $23,845
CR-V 2WD 5-Door SE 26 33 $23,145 $24,645
CR-V 2WD 5-Door Touring 26 33 $30,212 $32,195
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX 25 31 $25,719 $27,395
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L 25 31 $28,012 $29,845
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 25 31 $29,417 $31,345
CR-V AWD 5-Door LX 25 31 $23,613 $25,145
CR-V AWD 5-Door SE 25 31 $24,362 $25,945
CR-V AWD 5-Door Touring 25 31 $31,429 $33,495
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Eco AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Eco AWD 25 30 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson Eco FWD 26 32 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson Limited AWD 24 28 $29,563 $31,175
Tucson Limited FWD 25 30 $28,254 $29,775
Tucson Night AWD 25 30 $27,862 $29,200
Tucson Night FWD 26 32 $26,546 $27,800
Tucson SE AWD 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson SE Plus AWD 21 26 $27,016 $28,150
Tucson SE Plus FWD 23 30 $25,693 $26,750
Tucson Sport AWD 24 28 $26,076 $27,300
Tucson Sport FWD 25 30 $24,760 $25,900
Tucson Value AWD 25 30 $26,687 $27,950
Tucson Value FWD 26 32 $25,371 $26,550

Honda CR-V vs. Hyundai Tucson: Compare Cars

Compact crossovers like the Honda CR-V and Hyundai Tucson are essentially the new family wagons for many households—and in turn, we've seen almost every automaker step up its game, with progressively better packaging, versatility, and features aimed at the way that these models are truly used today.

The Tucson and CR-V, actually, represent quite different approaches in this market, with the Tucson aiming a bit more at commuters and empty-nesters while the CR-V takes aim directly at families with the current generation of the CR-V.

There's also an Eco model with the 1.6T engine that gets the best mileage in the lineup, at at 26/33/29.
 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,502
$24,431
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,095
$25,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$435 / month
$426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Honda CR-V has its priorities in the right place, with lots of space and features—but performance takes a back seat. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson doesn't live on the cutting edge, but it's an attractive, economical crossover SUV that's worth a spot on your shopping list.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 102.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 55.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.2
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
64.7 64.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 63.3
Length, Overall (in)
179.4 176.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 31
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 31
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.9 61.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.5 34.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3437 3499
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6400 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3900 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 1.6 L/97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 27
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.65 5.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.05 3.58
Trans Type
1 7
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.04
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.32
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Hyundai Tucson
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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