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Compare 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Toyota RAV4
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $25,157 $26,795
CR-V EX AWD 27 33 $26,374 $28,095
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $27,498 $29,295
CR-V EX-L 2WD w/Navi 28 34 $28,434 $30,295
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 33 $28,714 $30,595
CR-V EX-L AWD w/Navi 27 33 $29,651 $31,595
CR-V LX 2WD 26 32 $22,583 $24,045
CR-V LX AWD 25 31 $23,800 $25,345
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $30,493 $32,495
CR-V Touring AWD 27 33 $31,710 $33,795
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LE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 LE AWD 22 29 $24,132 $25,810
RAV4 LE FWD 23 30 $22,823 $24,410
RAV4 Limited AWD 22 29 $30,206 $32,305
RAV4 Limited FWD 23 29 $28,897 $30,905
RAV4 Platinum AWD 22 29 $33,800 $36,150
RAV4 Platinum FWD 23 29 $32,491 $34,750
RAV4 SE AWD 22 29 $28,228 $30,190
RAV4 SE FWD 23 30 $26,919 $28,790
RAV4 XLE AWD 22 29 $25,153 $26,900
RAV4 XLE FWD 23 30 $23,844 $25,500
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 34 30 $31,988 $34,030
RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD 34 30 $30,255 $32,185
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 34 30 $27,288 $29,030

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

If you need a vehicle that can tackle all the family business, yet be good on gas, fit easily in parking sports, and not cost too much, a compact crossover SUV usually ends up as the best choice. Among those, the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are two of the more popular entries on the market.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,157
$24,132
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,795
$25,810
Monthly Payment Estimate
$447 / month
$430 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's hard to imagine a compact crossover better aligned with the needs of most buyers than the 2017 Honda CR-V. There's a RAV4 for just about everyone, and while we applaud Toyota for adding more safety technology for 2017, the competition is worth a good look, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.9 101.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
40.4 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 48.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
180.6 183.5
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 67.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
63 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.8 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.2 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
39.2 38.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.2
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)
11.1 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P225/65HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3358 3570
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 550
Engine
Displacement
1.5 L/91 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 5600 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
179 @ 2000 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 25 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 29 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 22 (Est)
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.86 4.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 - 0.41 3.30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.64 4.07
Trans Type
1 6
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.61
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.42
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 7.1 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
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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