The compact sport utility vehicles segment is one of the most competitive in the automotive industry.
Of all the choices available to consumers in Montreal who are looking for a compact SUV, the 2016 Honda CR-V and 2016 Toyota RAV4 often show up at the top of the list. But how do you choose between these two quality models?
Choosing between the 2016 Honda CR-V or the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Montreal
When we are looking to buy a new vehicle, the key is to be sure to determine our needs beforehand. This way we will be able to find the model that best fulfills those needs that we have identified.
So for consumers in Montreal who are hesitating between the 2016 Honda CR-V and the 2016 Toyota RAV4, the first step is to know exactly what we want from our next compact SUV.
For those who need space, for example, the Honda CR-V is probably the best choice. Although the cargo area is approximately the same in both models, the 2016 stands out from the rest of the competition with 1,057 liters of space with all seats in place, and more than 2,000 liters with the back seat folded down.
The 2016 Honda CR-V is also slightly more spacious inside, while offering a slightly more comfortable ride.
The 2016 CR-V has a slightly more powerful engine than the 2016 RAV4 in Montreal
Under the hood of the 2016 Honda CR-V is a four-cylinder, 2.4-liter engine that delivers 185 horsepower. For its part, the 2016 RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that produces 176 horsepower.
So there is a difference of a few horses between the two SUVs, but the significant difference is in terms of fuel consumption. Indeed, the RAV4 has an average fuel consumption rating of 8.9 liters per 100 kilometers in front-wheel drive while the 2016 CR-V in Montreal averages 7.9 l/100 km, again with front-wheel drive.
When it comes to the AWD version, there is a difference of 0.8 l/ 100 km between the two models. The 2016 Honda CR-V has an average fuel consumption rating of 8.6 liters per 100 kilometers with all-wheel drive.
To learn more about the differences between the 2016 Honda CR-V and the 2016 Toyota RAV4, contact us today at Lallier Honda Montreal!