2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Hyundai Tucson

2020 CR-V vs 2020 Tucson

Competition for the "best" crossover SUV or SUV in their respective segments is fierce. Given the fact that most automakers have three to four crossovers and SUVs in their lineups, that competition is understandable. For instance, the Honda has the CR-V, HR-V, Passport, and Pilot. We’re here to help you sift through all the options and find the right crossover for you.

Here’s our comparison of the 2020 Honda CR-V Touring AWD and the 2020 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate AWD. Read on to figure out which is more worth your hard-earned dollar.

2020 Honda CR-V Touring AWD


2020 Hyundai Tucson Ultimate AWD

$34,750* MSRP $33,300
1.5L turbo 4-cyl Engine 2.4L 4-cyl
190 hp / 179 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 181 hp / 175 lb-ft
CVT Transmission 6-speed auto
AWD Drivetrain AWD
27/32/29** Fuel Economy 21/26/23

*MSRP includes any selected accessories. MSRP excludes tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and any accessory installation costs. Dealers set own prices.

**27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 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.

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Better Storage Options

The 2020 Honda CR-V Touring has more cargo space than many of its rivals. The 2020 Hyundai Tucson is no exception. The 2020 Honda CR-V Touring has 39.2 cu-ft of space with the rear seats in position. When the rear seats are folded down, there is 75.8 cu-ft behind the front row. The Tucson numbers are much smaller. Behind its rear seats, it has 31.0 cu-ft. With the second-row seats folded down, there’s only 61.9 cu-ft of space. That’s just shy of 14 cu-ft of extra space in the 2020 Honda CR-V Touring. If cargo room is a deciding factor for you, then the 2020 Honda CR-V Touring is the clear winner.

Higher EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

The 2020 Honda CR-V Touring AWD is rated by the EPA at 27/32/29**. While your personal driving habits will make these numbers fluctuate, they are miles better than the 2020 Hyundai Tucson EPA-estimate: 21/26/23. You may expect the lower 2020 Tucson fuel efficiency numbers to be the result of better performance specs than the 2020 Honda CR-V Touring. This is not the case. The 2020 Honda CR-V Touring pumps out 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque. The 2020 Hyundai Tucson only puts out 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.

Interested in the 2020 Honda CR-V? Come drive one at Miller Honda in Winchester, VA.

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