Currently, all city roads and highways are full of all types of cars such as minivans, trucks, SUVs and luxury sedans. However, compact SUVs account for most of the cars on the roads as it has garnered a loyal fan base that is ever growing. This has resulted in the increase of compact SUV sales in the past decade. The enormous interior space, comfortable seats and excellent driving and handling are some of the few features that make compact SUVs the go-to-car in the country. Presently, the 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2017 Hyundai Tucson are two of the best compact SUVs on the market. The beautiful exterior and comfort levels of the 2017 Honda CR-V and the perfect driving and handling of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson have made every SUV lover and owner to get one. Despite being in the same car category, these two SUVs have both unique and dissimilar characteristics that make each of them stand out.
|2017 Honda CR-V||2017 Hyundai Tucson|
|REAR LEG ROOM|
|40.4 in.||38.2 in.|
|184 hp||164 hp|
|MAXIMUM CARGO CAPACITY|
|75.8 cu.ft.||61.9 cu.ft.|
Which Performance is Better?
The 2017 Honda CR-V 2.4-liter engine and the generated 185 hp ensures that it has sufficient power to tow any load and also drive comfortably over any terrain. Firm suspensions and good tires ensure that you have a pleasant drive. On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson’s 2.0-liter engine generates 160 hp, which offers considerable towing power, but not as much as the CR-V. Both of these two cars are comfortable and fun to drive as an everyday car. The 2017 Honda CR-V comes in a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder CVT engine that generates a maximum of 185 horsepower and 180 pounds of torque. On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson comes in a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine as well as a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine. The 2.0-liter engine generates approximately 160 horsepower and 151 pounds of torque while the 1.6 liter generates approximately 175 horsepower and 195 pounds of torque. This makes the CR-V the better of the two cars in this category.
Which Van has Better Driving and Handling?
The 2017 Honda CR-V has firm suspensions that give it an excellent driving experience especially on off-road terrain. Its comfortable seats make sure that the driver and other occupants are comfy all the time, especially on long trips. On the other hand, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson also have comfortable seats, but with less space between the front and rear seats. It has good suspensions that make the car have a nice driving experience.
What’s the Difference in the Safety Features?
When it comes to the 2017 Honda CR-V, it has enough safety features such as five airbags (frontal driver, passenger, side body-front, side head rear and front). It also has stability and traction control, night vision, fog lamps, protection bars, emergency control system, rear view camera, safety door locks and a backup camera. Alternatively, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson has several features such as airbags, emergency braking system, rear view camera and a stability control system.
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