When shopping for a compact crossover SUV, the 2023 Honda CR-V and the 2023 Toyota RAV-4 are often compared. Having the same body style, so having similar options make both choices popular for people seeking a small utilitarian vehicle that is easy to drive, brings plenty of cargo space and excellent fuel efficiency so you can feel good about putting on the miles. We have put together a few components from each small SUV model to compare some of the more popular features about both vehicles, so you can make the best choice for your needs.
Right away you will notice that both models have similar fuel efficiency ratings that amount to little to no difference, but the engine capacities are slightly different. When you have a larger engine, simple things like oil changes can be more expensive, making the 2023 Honda CR-V the easier vehicle to maintain.
When trying to make the best choice for your family, the 2023 Honda CR-V is the right choice for many reasons, and Muller Honda can help you discover all the details. Here are just a few of the many reasons why the CR-V is a better choice than the RAV4:
The 2023 Honda CR-V is the better choice for people looking for a comfortable driving experience that is less expensive to maintain. The CR-V brings you nearly 10 additional cubic feet of passenger volume, making it spacious for all. And with a continuously variable transmission, you won't feel any of the shifting that you would with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Overall, the 2023 Honda CR-V brings you more utility and more space for comfortable travel and to bring those important items along for the ride.
The 2023 Honda CR-V brings you an option that requires less oil to operate and improved city fuel efficiency ratings. Both coupled together prove the CR-V to be the more efficient option when comparing it to the RAV4. Honda has long had a reputation for creating very fuel-efficient vehicles, and the CR-V is no different.
When shopping for a new Honda CR-V, choosing Muller Honda in Highland Park, IL, will take the car buying experience a step beyond with exceptional pricing and highly experienced staff to get you the best rates. Financing can be tricky, but Muller Honda's Finance team makes it easy and stress-free.
The team at Muller Honda strives to make the car buying experience a breeze and provides these vehicle comparisons to make the choices easier. We are happy to have plenty of 2023 CR-V options to choose from, and our team can help you find the best option for you. Visit Muller Honda in Highland Park, IL, today!
The 2023 Honda CR-V has more cargo space than the Toyota RAV4. Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4 storage room involves the CR-V offering you 76.5 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, while the Toyota RAV4 only provides up to 69.8 cubic feet. With all seats in place, the CR-V also wins with 39.3 cubic feet vs. the RAV4 SUV's 37.6 cubic feet.
Gas-only 2023 Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4 MPG ratings involve an EPA-estimated 28/34/30 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1 for the CR-V and an EPA-estimated 27/35/30 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)2 for the RAV4. With hybrids, the CR-V delivers an EPA-estimated 43/36/40 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1 vs. the RAV4's EPA-estimated 41/38/40 MPG (City/Highway/Combined).1
128 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX, EX, and EX-L. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX, EX, and EX-L. 43 city/36 highway/40 combined mpg rating for 2WD Sport and Sport-L. 40 city/34 highway/37 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, Sport-L, and Sport Touring. Based on 2024 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.
2EPA-estimated 27 city/35 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 LE FWD, XLE FWD, XLE Premium FWD and Limited FWD; EPA-estimated 27 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 LE AWD; EPA-estimated 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; EPA-estimated 25 city/33 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 Adventure and Limited AWD; EPA-estimated 25 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 TRD Off-Road. EPA-estimated 41 city/38 highway/40 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 Hybrid LE, Hybrid XLE, Hybrid XLE Premium, Hybrid SE, Hybrid XSE and Hybrid Limited; EPA-estimated 38 city/35 highway/37 combined mpg rating for 2023 RAV4 Hybrid Woodland Edition. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.