2017 Honda CR-V vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4
2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Toyota RAV4
The 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Toyota RAV4 are both capable crossover with available all-wheel drive, but the fully redesigned CR-V gives you a more dynamic performance. The base engine on Honda’s crossover is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that makes 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. All models but the base trim come standard with a turbocharged 1.5L inline-four that makes 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque. The only available engine on the RAV4 is a 2.4L four-cylinder that only generates 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque.
Many crossover shoppers want the utility of an SUV while also saving money on gas. The 2017 Honda CR-V lets you do that with ease. The base 2.4L inline-four is able to get up to an EPA-estimated 32 mpg highway and 26 mpg city, and the new turbocharged 1.5L inline-four generates up to an EPA-estimated 34 mpg highway and 28 mpg city*. The RAV4’s 2.5L four-cylinder engine tops out at an EPA-estimated 30 mpg highway and 23 mpg city.
After seeing the way it performs, you might think that the 2017 Honda CR-V is the more expensive model, but that’s not the case. The CR-V has a starting MSRP from just $24,045, and a fully loaded Touring trim is offered from $32,395 MSRP**. The Toyota RAV4, on the other hand, has a more expensive starting price from $24,910 MSRP, and a fully loaded Platinum model will cost you from $34,750 MSRP.
See if the 2017 Honda CR-V is the Right Fit for You
If you go by the numbers, it’s clear that the 2017 Honda CR-V beats out its principle competition in the 2017 Toyota RAV4. Find the different trim levels of the all-new CR-V available now at Airport Marina Honda, located at 5850 West Centinela Ave in Los Angeles, CA. We have a variety of different financing options, not to mention CR-V lease deals, available for our clients, and we’re open for sales seven days a week. Got a question for us? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at (888) 381-0444 at any time.
* 26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX with CVT model. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX with CVT model. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $940.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.