2017 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4 vs Mazda CX-5

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The crossover segment is one of the most competitive in the automotive industry, making it difficult to choose between models. U.S. News & World Report has consistently rated the

2017 Honda CR-V as the best of the best, but just how does it compare to the competition. The Mazda CX-5 and the Toyota RAV4 are two of the CR-V’s main competitors. Let’s take a look at how they compare to the new Honda CR-V .

Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4

  • Boasting a starting MSRP of $24,045, the Honda CR-V starts at nearly $900 less than the Toyota RAV4, which has a starting MSRP of $24,910*.
  • The Toyota RAV4 earns an EPA-estimated 23 city/30 hwy mpg, a major shortcoming when compared to the Honda CR-V’s EPA-estimated 26 city/32 hwy mpg*.
  • Both models offer a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. when properly equipped.
  • The Honda CR-V brings 105.9 cu ft. of passenger space, topping the Toyota RAV4’s 101.9 cu ft. of space.
  • The 2017 CR-V offers more power, 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, when compared to the RAV4’s 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque.

Honda CR-V vs Mazda CX-5

  • The Honda CR-V comes with a standard Continuously Variable Transmission, allowing for smoother shifting than the Mazda CX-5’s standard manual transmission.
  • The CR-V’s engine delivers 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, dwarfing the CX-5’s 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque.
  • Both models earn up to an EPA-estimated 26 city mpg*.
  • The 2017 CR-V features a standard rearview camera, a feature that the Mazda CX-5 lacks.
  • The new Honda CR-V features up to 75.8 cu ft. of cargo space, topping the Mazda CX-5’s 64.8 cu ft. of space.

As you can see, the 2017 Honda CR-V is the best of the bunch for a variety of reasons. There are few crossovers that can stand up to the stylish design, abundant features, and exceptional space. Check out the 2017 Honda CR-V at
Schlossmann Honda City in Milwaukee Wisconsin today!

*Use for comparison only. Based on EPA estimates. Mileage will vary.


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