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2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Hyundai Tucson

Honda crossover SUVs are among some of the strongest in each class they occupy. At the top of the inventory available at dealerships like Meridian Honda, is the Honda CR-V. For the current model year, the automaker continues to offer its popular crossover SUV in four primary trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. In order to illustrate the strength of its vehicles, take a look at a comparison between the 2018 Honda CR-V vs. 2018 Hyundai Tucson. Honda CR-V owners will have better performance potential and available interior cargo space than its Hyundai rival. The 2018 CR-V is currently available at Meridian Honda and customers can choose from several well-equipped trim grades. Anyone who would like to take a closer look at the 2018 Honda CR-V can schedule a test drive today by calling, 601-639-4651.

Among the many reasons crossover SUVs are such a popular platform include offering a flexible interior. One of the most glaring disparities between the 2018 Honda CR-V and 2018 Hyundai Tucson is maximum interior cargo volume. When the Honda CR-V is configured to seat as many passengers as possible, there is still more than 39 cubic-feet of cubic-feet cargo volume to use. This is the high watermark in the class. By comparison, the 2018 Tucson reports about 31 cubic-feet behind its rear-most seat. Owners of the 2018 Honda CR-V can easily convert the interior of their crossover to have 75.8 cubic-feet of cargo volume to use. Honda also provides an adjustable load floor to make loading easier. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson, on the other hand, can offer a maximum of 61.9 cubic-feet of cargo volume.

 

2018 Honda CR-V Vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4
2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.
184/180 Horsepower/Torque 164/151
CVT Transmission Six-speed automatic
75.8 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Space 61.9 cu.-ft.

 

Performance Specs

Both the 2018 CR-V and 2018 Tucson have a few powertrain options available, depending on which trim grade they choose. On the Honda side of the equation, the base LX trim for the 2018 CR-V uses a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that is attached to a continuously variable transmission. Potential owners can expect to achieve 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This is significantly more than the amount of power produced by the standard 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. Additionally, Meridian Honda customers can choose models of the 2018 CR-V with a turbocharged, 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. The other available engine options for the 2018 Hyundai Tucson can’t match these levels of output.

A photo showing how much cargo space is available in the 2018 Honda CR-V with the seats folded down.
An interior photo showing one of the seat configurations available in the 2018 Honda CR-V.

Another interior photo showing the rear seats deployed for passengers in the 2018 CR-V.
A photo showing the driver's cockpit including steering wheel, gauge cluster and infotainment system in the 2018 CR-V.