Honda Passport vs Honda CR-V

Honda Passport Honda CR-V

If you’re after the right SUV for your drives around Milwaukee, Greenfield, or Waukesha, WI, check out the 2022 Honda Passport or CR-V. Each offers its own interesting features to make your adventures more fun.

Read through this Honda Passport vs. Honda CR-V comparison to see which one you should choose. Then, schedule a test drive at Schlossmann Honda City!

Honda Passport vs CR-V: Performance & Capability

The Passport and CR-V come with their own engines and transmission types to deliver exciting performance. For example, the Passport comes with a V6 engine paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission. The CR-V, on the other hand, has a standard 4-cylinder paired to a Continuously Variable Transmission.

To learn more about some of the performance metrics from these engines, check out the table below…

Honda Passport vs Honda CR-V: Performance Metrics



Towing Capacity

Honda Passport

280 HP

262 lb-ft

5,000 lbs

Honda CR-V

190 HP

179 lb-ft

1,500 lbs

As you’ll note, the Passport delivers elevated power when compared to the CR-V. When properly equipped, it offers offer great towing capacity to bring along those heavier items.

The CR-V, however, produces great fuel economy. All of its two-wheel drive trim levels offer an EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG.1 The two-wheel drive trim level of the Passport achieves a little less at an EPA-estimated 20 city/25 highway MPG.2

The CR-V is also the only one of the two to offer an available hybrid engine. All of the hybrid trims will help you travel up to an EPA-estimated 40 city/35 highway MPG.1 The Passport, on the other hand, does not have a hybrid version.

Honda Passport vs CR-V: Technology

Honda Passport TechnologyNext, we’ll look at the technology systems of the Honda Passport and CR-V. One model manages to offer some great tech right off the bat, while the other will require some upgrades to reach the same level.

Most drivers are used to touchscreens in their vehicles, and you’ll find a standard 8-inch system within the Passport. Choose the Honda CR-V, and you’ll instead find a 5-inch LCD screen with the chance to upgrade to a 7-inch touchscreen.

The Passport also offers standard connections to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. These apps link to your smartphone so that you can find directions, call a friend, or play a certain song. As with the touchscreen, you’ll have to upgrade on the CR-V to find these apps.

The Passport also comes with a standard wireless phone charger for added convenience. Plus, it has three standard USB charging ports. On the CR-V, you’ll have to upgrade to access the wireless phone charger and the two USB charging ports in the rear row.

Honda Passport vs CR-V: Cargo Space

Those charging ports can be used by passengers on everyday drives or a summer trip. Said trips will often require the use of the cargo space, and SUVs are great models to store these items.

The Passport and CR-V both come with a standard 60/40 split-folding rear seat. They also manage to offer spacious cargo volumes whether the seats are folded up or down, but one still manages to edge the other out. View the table below to see these measurements…

Honda Passport vs CR-V

Rear seats up

Rear seats down

Honda Passport

50.5 cu. ft.

100.8 cu. ft.

Honda CR-V

39.2 cu. ft.

75.8 cu. ft.

As noted from the table, the Passport offers more cargo space than its CR-V counterpart. It also comes with a standard power tailgate to easily lift up the trunk and put your items inside. You’ll have to upgrade with the CR-V if you want a power tailgate.

Both SUVs do, however, offer an available hands-free tailgate. When you place your foot under the rear bumper, it can lift up or softly close. Busy drivers are sure to appreciate this amenity as they head out the door.

Schedule a Test Drive of the Honda Passport or CR-V!

Both the 2022 Honda Passport or CR-V could be your next vehicle you drive through Milwaukee, Greenfield, or Waukesha, Wisconsin. If you’re after great efficiency, the CR-V may be the better choice. If you need that towing capacity and want some upgraded technology from the start, the Passport is a wonderful option.

Luckily, we have them both here at Schlossmann Honda City. Contact us today to schedule a test drive of either one of these models!




1 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2022 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.


2 20 city/25 highway/20 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 19 city/24 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.



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