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2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

New 2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda
CR-V

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New 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$25,150 to $34,850
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$28,500 to $37,030
Invoice* $23,618 to $32,698 $26,791 to $34,808
MPG - City 27 - 28 41
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V than in the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Convenience
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda CR-V, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda CR-V will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Honda CR-V will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Honda CR-V is about the same width as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Honda CR-V takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Honda CR-V transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Handling
The Honda CR-V has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Honda CR-V. The Honda CR-V has a little more horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Honda CR-V has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Warranty
The Honda CR-V comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.