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2021 BMW X1 vs. 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2021 BMW X1

2021 BMW

MSRP*: $35,400 to $37,400
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2021 Honda
CR-V Hybrid

MSRP*: $30,560 to $36,350
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Invoice* $33,420 to $35,280 $28,654 to $33,511
MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 40 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 58.7 ft3 68.7 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 228 hp 143 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 175.5 in 182.1 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.0 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 41.9 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 39.1 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V Hybrid than in the BMW X1, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW X1 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X1 as you will with the Honda CR-V Hybrid, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X1 is somewhat more expensive than the Honda CR-V Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X1 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

The BMW X1 is a little narrower than the Honda CR-V Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the Honda CR-V Hybrid, which may make it easier to park.

The BMW X1 has the same turning radius as the Honda CR-V Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 greatly out-muscles the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X1 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Honda CR-V Hybrid.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the Honda CR-V Hybrid. The BMW X1 has less cargo space than the Honda CR-V Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X1 than that of the Honda CR-V Hybrid.