If you’re in the market for a new crossover to tackle the streets of Klamath Falls in, it’s a safe bet that the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 are on your list. Which is the better choice, though: the RAV4 or CR-V? Automotive reviewers have given both models high marks, but only one is better suited for drivers who want a family-friendly vehicle. Check out this new Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4 comparison from Klamath Falls Honda before you make your decision.
In the NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test, Front Passenger Crash Test, and Overall Frontal Crash Safety ratings, the 2018 Honda CR-V was awarded five stars*, the highest possible rating. The RAV4 received four stars in those categories.
If you’re planning to keep your vehicle around for a while, it’s important to consider how much you’re willing to spend on fuel costs. Let’s compare Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 efficiency specs below:
Additionally, while many vehicles sacrifice fuel economy for performance, the CR-V actually supplies more power in the base trim. The CR-V produces 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, while the RAV4 generates 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque.
If the CR-V’s unique mix of performance, efficiency, and safety sounds like a good fit for your family after comparing the RAV4 vs. CR-V, get in touch with us at Klamath Falls Honda. Browse our inventory of 2018 CR-V models, and our helpful sales team can answer any questions you have about this crossover’s impressive utility. Be sure to apply for financing before you arrive at the dealership to secure a low-interest loan. Schedule a test drive today to enjoy the CR-V advantage!
*Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with front airbag, curtain airbag, and torso/pelvis airbag.
**Based on 2018 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.