2018 Honda CRV vs. 2018 Toyota Rav4

Are you considering a compact SUV as your next vehicle purchase? If so, you’ve probably come across the 2018 Honda CRV and 2018 Toyota RAV4. Although both vehicles are impressive, the 2018 Honda CRV is the smarter choice for a variety of reasons, including the ones that are listed below.


Power and Efficiency

When you compare power and fuel efficiency on the 2018 Honda CRV to the 2018 Toyota RAV4, you will find that the CRV is the more powerful, gas-friendly option. The CRV is powered by a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 2.4L four-cylinder with 184 horsepower is available with front-wheel and all-wheel drive with 26 city and 32 highway MPG.


The 2018 Toyota RAV4 is equipped with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine that can generate 176 horsepower and only has a fuel efficiency of 23 city and 30 highway MPG with the standard front-wheel drive and six-speed automatic transmission.


Cargo Space

When packing your small SUV for a trip, we know every inch counts. You will have a little more room in the 2018 CRV with 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. The 2018 RAV4 only offers 38.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats.


Ground Clearance

The Honda CRV will have a more success overcoming obstacles that may snag the Toyota RAV4. The 2018 CRV has 18-inch wheels giving it 8.2 inches of ground clearance compared to the 2018 RAV4’s 17-inch wheels, giving it only 6.3 inches of ground clearance.


Visit Lejeune Honda Cars Today

There are a lot of compact SUV options and we could go on and on about why the 2018 Honda CR-V is superior to the 2018 Toyota RAV4, but we’d rather you find out for yourself by stopping by Lejeune Honda Cars in Jacksonville for a test-drive. You can also contact us by calling 877-781-6245 or filling out the contact form below.


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