Fuel Economy (mpg)
The Honda RAV4 and the Toyota CR-V top the list of compact SUVs in Chicago, but which is the best fit for you? It depends on what you’re looking for: you’ll save money with the RAV4 base trim, but the Honda CR-V offers a larger cargo area and better city mpg. Get the details from Valley Honda in our in-depth Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4 matchup, below!
Gas mileage is a top concern for most drivers nowadays, and either of these popular crossovers is a great pick if you’re hoping to get the most out of the money you spend on fuel. But which vehicle does better? Comparing the most-efficient CR-V vs. RAV4 configurations’ mpg specs reveals a close contest, with the CR-V coming out ahead for city driving and the RAV doing a little better on the highway:
Compact SUVs appeal to Naperville-area families and solo adventurers alike with their ample cargo space and all-weather capability. If you’re looking for a smaller SUV that doesn’t compromise on comfort or cargo room, then the 2023 CR-V interior won’t disappoint! It offers more overall passenger space (103.5 cubic feet) than the RAV4 (98.9 cubic feet). The same goes for maximum cargo space: folding down the CR-V’s second-row seats opens up 76.5 cubic feet for anything you’re transporting around Oswego, compared to 69.8 cubic feet inside the RAV4.
Still not sure which SUV is the best fit for your driving needs and budget? Our overview of the 2023 CR-V redesign may help you to make a more detailed comparison of the Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4. If you’re prepared to take the next steps today, we’ve got you covered! Getting started is easy: fill out our online application to get pre-approved for financing in minutes.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,295 destination charge, and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 premium color charge for 2022 vehicles or $455 premium color charge for 2023 vehicles.
**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX & EX-L trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX & EX-L trims. 43 city/36 highway/40 combined mpg rating for the 2WD Sport trim. 40 city/34 highway/37 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport & Sport Touring trims. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.
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