2020 Honda CR-V vs Toyota RAV4

Heading out on the roads of Santa Ana, Tustin, and Rancho Santa Margarita in the driver’s seat of a crossover can certainly improve your driving experience. Of course, if you’re stuck deciding between the 2020 Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4, you may find that choosing the right car isn’t as easy as you’d think. However, our team at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine is here to help you see what these vehicles offer!

Keep reading our 2020 CR-V vs. RAV4 comparison to find out which crossover is the right pick for you!

2020 Honda CR-V

Passenger Space & Cargo Capacity

The major benefit of having a crossover is the agile body size but with a spacious cabin. However, the difference in space is readily apparent because the CR-V offers 105.9 cubic feet of cabin space while the RAV4 only offers 98.9 cubic feet of total cabin space. There’s a slight difference in the front of the cabins, with the CR-V offering 40.1 inches of headroom while the RAV4 features 37.7 inches.

The real difference in space is more apparent with the respective cargo areas. The RAV4 includes 37.6 cubic feet of space behind its second row while the CR-V features 39.2 cubic feet of space. Each vehicle includes the 60/40 split bench which can be folded down to expand the overall cargo space. With the second row in each vehicle folded down, the CR-V offers 75.8 cubic feet of cargo space and the RAV4 cargo space only expands to 69.8 cubic feet.

Media & Technology Features

Each crossover includes a dashboard-mounted display screen that drivers can use to select their media options. Both vehicles include respective AM/FM radios, USB and auxiliary inputs for portable media devices, and Bluetooth® pairing for both hands-free phone communication as well as audio streaming.

While both vehicles offer some similar features, the CR-V adds Pandora® compatibility for more audio entertainment options. The CR-V even includes Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation, which automatically adjusts the audio levels when the engine performance is loud and affecting your listening experience.

Driver-Assistance Technology Features

The Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 each come equipped with respective driver-assisting technology systems. The CR-V includes Honda Sensing® while the RAV4 comes with Toyota Safety Sense™ P. These features utilize exterior sensors to measure speed, calculate distance, and recognize the lines in the road.

Both the CR-V and RAV4 include collision mitigation, lane keeping systems, and even cruise control systems that adapt to the flow of traffic. However, the Honda CR-V includes the Road Departure Mitigation System, which recognizes when you’re veering from your lane with signaling. It will then activate braking and adjust steering to get you back to your intended lane.

Choosing a New SUV

Now that you’ve read our CR-V vs. RAV4 comparison, you’re well-aware of what these vehicles offer, how they differ, and which one seems to offer you more. While you’re now familiar with all of the advantages that the Honda CR-V has over the RAV4, you may find that coming into Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine for a closer look can really help you decide.

Why not take the next step and get behind the wheel by scheduling your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Irvine. We’re here and proud to help drivers in Santa Ana, Tustin, and Rancho Santa Margarita find the vehicle that’s perfect for them!

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