2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

The 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 are two of the most popular SUV models on the market today. With both models providing great power, performance and features, we wanted to take a closer look at the differences between them. Here is what we found when we put the 2017 Honda CR-V LX vs the 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE.

The first thing that consumers look at when buying any car is the price. While similar, the MSRP of the 2017 CR-V LX is nearly $1,000 lower than the price of the RAV4 LE, with the 2017 CR-V starting at* $24,045 and the 2017 RAV4 starting at $24,910. When it comes to SUVs, another incredibly important aspect is the vehicle’s engine power. The standard CR-V comes with a 2.4-liter I-4 engine, capable of 184 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The standard RAV4 includes a 2.5-liter I-4 engine capable of 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque.

New Honda CR-V

2017 Honda LX CR-V 2WD CVT vs 2017 Toyota RAV4
$24,045 MSRP $24,910
28 Combined MPG** 26
184 Horsepower 176
75.8 cu.ft. Maximum Cargo Volume 73.4 cu.ft.

Available Space in the 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

Not only does the 2017 Honda CR-V offer a larger maximum cargo volume than the 2017 Toyota RAV4, but it also has a larger cargo volume when the seats are filled with passengers. With the seats folded up, the CR-V still offers a larger interior volume of 39.2 cu.ft. to the RAV4’s 38.4 cu.ft. However, even though the CR-V offers more room for luggage, it doesn’t sacrifice any more room that passengers may need. In fact, the 2017 CR-V also provides more passenger volume than the 2017 RAV4, with 106 cu.ft. of space compared to the Toyota’s 102 cu.ft.

If you were interested in learning more about the differences between the 2017 Honda CR-V vs the 2017 Toyota RAV4, contact us at Miller Honda. If you would like to get behind the wheel of a new 2017 Honda CR-V, you can schedule a test drive of the SUV on this page.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $975.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

red 2017 Honda CR-V
Steering wheel and dashboard of 2017 Honda CR-V
Cargo space in 2017 Honda CR-V
2017 Honda CR-V parked in snow

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