2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

May 30th, 2017 by

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4

Crossover SUV’s are in high demand, and with so many fantastic options to choose from, finding your perfect subcompact is no easy task. Two extremely popular crossover SUV’s on the market right now to compare are the all-new 2017 Honda CR-V vs. the 2017 Toyota RAV4. While both the RAV4 and CR-V earned a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there are still notable differences you should be aware of. Consider why you are shopping for a crossover in the first place. Most likely, you are looking for ample cargo and passenger space along with enough horsepower to make driving fun. You probably are also concerned about fuel efficiency and safety.

2017 Honda CR-V

VS. 2017 Toyota RAV4
$24,985 MSRP1 $25,810
27 MPG (City/Hwy Combined)2 25
184@6400 Horsepower@rpm 176@6000
5 NHTSA Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating* 4
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick+3 Yes
Standard Automatic Climate Control Not Available
105.9 cu. ft. Passenger Volume 101.9 cu. ft.
75.8 cu. ft. Max Cargo Volume 73.4 cu. ft.
Standard Brake Assist/TPMS/VSCS Standard
Accessory Towing Pre Wiring Not Available
Standard Alloy Wheels Not Available

The 2017 Honda CR-V has more horsepower yet greater combined (city/hwy) fuel efficiency than the 2017 Toyota RAV4. And although they both can tow 1,500 pounds, the CR-V avails towing pre-wiring and a trailer hitch as an accessory. This pre-wiring and trailer hitch is not available on the RAV4. The CR-V also offers superior cargo volume, passenger volume, headroom, shoulder room, and legroom versus the RAV4, meaning greater comfort for you and your passengers.

While both the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation, the CR-V scored higher in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Overall Frontal Crash Safety Rating and Front Passenger Crash Test. To learn more about the 2017 Honda CR-V, or to schedule a test drive, contact us at Keenan Honda in Doylestown, PA today!

Comparison data based on 2017 CR-V AWD LX CVT vs. the 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD. 1.MSRP excluding tax, license, registration,  and options. MSPR includes $940.00 destination charge. Dealers set own prices. 2. Based on EPA ratings. Use for comparison only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition (for hybrid vehicles) and other factors. 3. The 2017 CR-V with Honda Sensing™ and LED headlights, has been awarded the coveted 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of its superior crash safety performance. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB)