2020 Honda CR-V Trim Comparison: LX vs EX

2020 CR-V LX parked at suburban home

The crossover segment is a very competitive one. As such, auto manufacturers really have to distinguish their offerings. For many years, the Honda CR-V has been a popular option for the those in the crossover market. Let us show you why so many people choose the Honda CR-V.

Today, we’ll be looking at the two entry level trims for the 2020 Honda CR-V: the LX and EX. Take a look and see which is right for you.

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Powertrain Options

The 2020 Honda CR-V LX and EX are both powered by a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. It pumps out 190 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). FWD is standard on the LX and EX trims. AWD is available for both. FWD models are EPA-estimated at 28/34/30* mpg; AWD are rated at 27/32/29* mpg.

*Based on 2020 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.

LX Features

The 2020 Honda CR-V LX comes with quite a few standard features. Included are a 5-inch infotainment screen, Bluetooth capability, and a USB port. Automatic climate control is also standard. Every 2020 Honda CR-V, including the LX trim, has the Honda Sensing® technology suite. It is comprised of road departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, a collision mitigation braking system, and traffic sign recognition. Automatic high beams and a rearview camera are also standard, though not technically part of the Honda Sensing® suite.

EX Features

The EX gets a lot of desirable infotainment, comfort, and convenience features. The 5-inch screen is switched out for a 7-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility is added, as are satellite and HD radio. The original four-speaker audio system is upgraded to a six-speaker one. Two second-row USB ports are added. A moonroof, heated front seats, proximity keyless entry, and dual-zone automatic climate control are also standard. A heated steering wheel is available. The EX also gets larger alloy wheels.

Want to learn more about the 2020 Honda CR-V? Give Miller Honda a call.

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