2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4

July 24th, 2018 by

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

With better quality and value analysis, enhanced performance and engineering, award-winning safety and security, and maximum comfort and convenience, the 2018 Honda CR-V makes the decision easy when picking what car to buy. So why should you buy the 2018 Honda CR-V rather than the 2018 Toyota RAV4?

The Honda CR-V has a better combined fuel economy of 27 MPG (City/Highway), compared to the lower combined fuel economy of 25 MPG (City/Highway) on the Toyota RAV4, so in the long run you save on gas and money. The 2018 Honda CR-V has overall better quality, safety and value when compared to the 2018 RAV4, which should make it your number 1 choice when deciding which car is best for you.

Quality and Value Analysis

2018 Honda CR-V LX AWD CVT

2018 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD

Base Price MSRP $25,650* $26,060
Comparably Equipped Price $26,645 $27,105
Destination Charge $995 $1,045
ALG Residual Value % After 60 months 41% 38%
Fuel-Economy (City)1 25 22
Fuel-Economy (Highway)1 31 28
Combined Fuel-Economy (City/Highway)1 27 25

 

When looking for the right vehicle you want to insure that it has powerful performance and exceptional safety. The 2018 Honda CR-V insures a prompt arrival time with 184 horsepower@6400 rpm, while the Toyota RAV4 only has 176 horsepower@6000 rpm. The Honda CR-V also has 180@3900 rpm of torque compared to the less powerful 172@4100 of torque on the 2018 Toyota Rav4, making the Honda CR-V the best choice when it comes to powerful performance and engineering.

Safety and Convenience is the 2018 Honda CR-V’s top priority, because safety is essential when buying a new car. The Honda CR-V scored a 5 every time when it came to the NHTSA front driver crash test, NHTSA front passenger crash test, NHTSA overall frontal crash safety rating, and NHTSA rollover safety rating, compared to the 2018 Toyota RAV4 which only scored a 4 in all the categories. The 2018 Honda CR-V also has an optional electronic parking assist which is not available in the 2018 Toyota RAV4, so when it comes to best safety and convenience the Honda CR-V takes the top spot.

The 2018 Honda CR-V takes the top spot in the end when it comes to top notch quality and value analysis, performance and engineering, safety and security, comfort and convenience.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices. 1. Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safecar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

Article written by Rylee Priole