2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4
As the 2019 Honda model year really starts to hit its stride at dealership’s like Meridian Honda, it marks yet another year that rivals will come out of the woodwork to knock Honda models from their leading position in the industry. A comparison of the 2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 shows that the arms race inside of the crossover SUV class of the automotive industry. Buyers of the 2019 Honda CR-V can find a little more confidence in their choice to take home the popular crossover SUV thanks to a glowing review by online automotive experts. Some of the areas in the 2019 CR-V that have been praised include the vehicle’s turbocharged engine, comfortable interior and convenient storage solutions. Meridian Honda customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Honda CR-V today by calling, 601-693-4651.
Honda produces the 2019 CR-V in four trim grades, LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. All of them, except for the base LX model, offers a more advanced infotainment system than what is available with the 2019 Toyota RAV4. The top three versions of the current CR-V offer a large touchscreen interface that is compatible with many, if not all of the most popular features and functions available through the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites of applications. On the other end of the equation, is the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and its limited access to similar technology. The Toyota crossover SUV does offer compatibility with Apple CarPlay™ but no access to the Android Auto™ suite of applications. Additionally, the 2019 Honda CR-V offers more front and rear legroom for passengers than the RAV4. The CR-V also offers more cargo volume.
2019 CR-V LX, 2WD
2019 Toyota RAV4
|2.4-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|75.8 cu.-ft.||Cargo Volume||69.8 cu.-ft.|
The 2019 Honda CR-V offers two engine options to people considering the crossover SUV. The entry-level LX version of the CR-V is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will produce 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Customers can also choose the EX, EX-L and Touring trims with a turbocharged, 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that is also mated to the previously mentioned CVT. These models of the 2019 Honda CR-V will make 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. Toyota has upgraded the 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine to make slightly more power than the current Honda CR-V.