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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Toyota RAV4

Red 2021 Honda CR-V LX in a Parking Lot vs White 2021 Toyota RAV4 on a Highway

Family is the focus of the 2021 Honda CR-V in the competitive compact crossover class and it promises to provide New Jersey families with a versatile, stylish, fun-to-drive and affordable option at Rossi Honda. Find out why the Honda CR-V may be the right choice for you with this 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Toyota RAV4 comparison created by Rossi Honda.

Brand-new 2021 Honda CR-V models are available in four trim levels - LX, EX, EX-L and Touring – that feature a more affordable starting price tag than its Toyota RAV4 competitor. An athletic style is complemented by a spacious Honda CR-V interior that makes room for five family members with 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats that converts to 75.8 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat. Toyota RAV4 models cannot match that level of versatility and storage space.

2021 Honda CR-V


2021 Toyota RAV4

190-Horsepower 1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder
28 MPG City/34 MPG Hwy/30 MPG Combined* Fuel Economy (FWD) 28 MPG City/25 MPG Hwy/30 MPG Combined
39.2 - 75.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 37.6 - 69.8 Cubic Feet
Yes Available Hybrid Yes

Differences Between the 2021 Honda CR-V and 2021 Toyota RAV4

Performance is a pillar of any automotive comparison and promises to be a key element of this 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Toyota RAV4 comparison. Honda CR-V entries employ a 190-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is married to a Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode to make 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg combined* in front-wheel drive. With the addition of an innovative Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™, the Honda CR-V will earn 27 mpg in the city, 32 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg combined*.

The Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine that is paired with a Direct Shift eight-speed automatic transmission to make comparable mpg. Families who prefer a more efficient option can opt for the 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid that employs a 212-horsepower two-motor hybrid powertrain that will earn 40 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway and 38 mpg combined*. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models provide a similar experience.

Highlights of the Honda CR-V spec sheet include a standard suite of Honda Sensing® driver-assistance safety systems that will help keep families safe. Audio and entertainment in the Honda CR-V LX are provided by a standard 5-inch LCD infotainment system with Bluetooth HandsFreeLink® and streaming audio. Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels come standard with a 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system that provides access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration capabilities.

Schedule a test drive in the 2021 Honda CR-V today at Rossi Honda in Vineland, NJ!

*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-package/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.

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