2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
When Honda introduced the hybrid variant of the well-respected Honda CR-V, just about everyone in the Meridian Honda showroom got very excited. Obviously, the biggest change to the crossover SUV’s hybrid version is going to be an increase in fuel economy* as well as a noticeable bump in performance output. However, Meridian Honda customers really want to know the advantages available to them in a comparison between the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Both Honda and its Toyota competitor have been early adopters of hybrid engine technology, so both hybrid crossover SUVs have very similar performance scores. The 2020 CR-V Hybrid is available in four trim grades, Hybrid LX, Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring. Customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2020 CR-V Hybrid today by calling, 601-693-4651.
With all things considered, the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid and the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid are very evenly matched. Both hybrid crossover SUVs have two rows of seats that can hold five passengers. The driver and front passenger in either vehicle will have very similar legroom dimensions, however, the 2020 CR-V Hybrid is able to offer more legroom to passengers sitting in the back seat. Rear passengers in the CR-V Hybrid will be able to use up 40.4 inches of legroom, depending on the needs of those sitting in the front of the Honda crossover SUV. No discussion of crossover SUVs is complete without a discussion of cargo volume. All four hybrid trims of the 2020 CR-V can make up to 68.7 cubic-feet of cargo space available. The 2020 RAV4 Hybrid offers just about the same amount of space. Each hybrid platform is available with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system.
2020 CR-V Hybrid LX
2020 RAV4 Hybrid
|2.0-L, 4-Cyl. Hybrid||Engine||2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Hybrid|
|5 passengers||Seating Capacity||5 passengers|
|68.7 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||69.8 cu.-ft.|
All versions of the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid that may be available at Meridian Honda will use the same powertrain. A naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to the automaker’s hybrid system will produce up to 212 net horsepower and 232 pound-feet of torque. Each 2020 CR-V Hybrid will be able to achieve 40 miles per gallon* in the city and 35 miles per gallon* on the highway. The 2020 RAV4 Hybrid uses a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder hybrid engine that will make up to 219 net horsepower. Even those there is a small disparity in output between the two hybrid crossover SUVs, both the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid will record very similar fuel economy scores to the 2020 CR-V Hybrid.
*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid 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, battery-package/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.