How Does the 2019 Honda CR-V Compare to the 2019 Toyota RAV4?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda CR-V on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 5:36 pm
Comparison image of a blue 2019 Honda CR-V and a gray 2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

Have you ever wondered how the 2019 Honda CR-V matches up against the 2019 Toyota RAV4? If so, then you have come to the right place! The staff here at Melloy Honda is here to help customers explore how these two vehicles stack up against one another. Both models offer reliable engine performance and a spacious interior. Let’s explore the differences between the 2019 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 together!

Engine Comparison

The 2019 Honda CR-V offers two engine options, while the 2019 Toyota RAV4 only comes equipped with one engine. The 2019 Honda CR-V features a 184-horsepower 2.4L I-4 engine that generates 180 pound-feet of torque and a 190-horsepower 1.5L turbo engine that generates 179 pound-feet of torque. Conversely, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 comes equipped with a 203-horsepower 2.5L I-4 engine that generates 184 pound-feet of torque.

As you can see, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 has a slight advantage in engine performance compared to the 2019 Honda CR-V. However, the 2019 Honda CR-V has a significant advantage in cargo space. Let’s explore that a little further.

Image of the 1.5L turbo I-4 engine available on a 2019 Honda CR-V

Interior view of the rear cargo area inside a 2019 Honda CR-V

Interior Volume Comparison

For the sake of comparison, we will explore the interior volume of the base trim levels for each model. The 2019 Honda CR-V LX offers 41.3 inches of front legroom and 40.4 inches of rear legroom. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE offers 41.0 inches of front legroom and 37.8 inches of rear legroom.

When it comes to cargo and passenger volume, the 2019 Honda CR-V LX offers significantly more space than the 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE. The 2019 Honda CR-V LX offers 39.2 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second row, 75.8 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the first row, and 105.9 cubic-feet of total passenger volume. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE offers 37.6 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second row, 69.8 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the first row, and 98.9 cubic-feet of total passenger volume. As you can see, the 2019 Honda CR-V LX is the more spacious option. Contact the staff at Melloy Honda to explore the 2019 Honda CR-V today!


More: What Engine Options are Available on the 2019 Honda CR-V?


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