2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

The crossover market is huge these days, and compact SUVs like the CR-V are extremely popular. While this is great, it means that finding the best model for your driving needs becomes a challenge with so many options to choose from. That's why we've compared some of the most important features between the 2017 Honda CR-V vs the 2017 Toyota RAV4.

There are many exciting changes to the CR-V for the 2017 model year, including a more powerful turbo engine offering class-leading fuel efficiency. A 184-horsepower engine comes standard in the CR-V. But the RAV4 stands out in its own way by offering a Hybrid system that can achieve up to 33 mpg combined even though it comes standard with AWD. So, while a little more standard power might be important to some, others may feel that the combination of efficiency, power and an AWD system from the RAV4 hybrid models is their preferred option.

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2017 Honda CR-V VS 2017 Toyota RAV4
184 hp, 180 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 176 hp, 172 lb-ft of torque
1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cyl. Available Engine Hybrid system
Available AWD Available
Available Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Infotainment Multiple Entune infotainment systems

Differences Between the 2017 CR-V and 2017 RAV4

The interior of both models is spacious, providing plenty of space for both passengers and your cargo whenever you plan to head out on a weekend getaway. One key difference you might notice, however, comes in infotainment.

The 2017 Honda CR-V now comes available with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on a 7-inch touchscreen display, and this may be an important feature for many drivers. Though the RAV4 doesn't have either of these systems, it does offer multiple Entune infotainment options. Standard on the RAV4 is Entune Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, more than enough for a lot of drivers out there. But the RAV4's infotainment options allow you to get exactly the infotainment experience you want though systems like Entune App Suite that gives you access to Facebook Place, iHeartRadio, Pandora and more, as well as Entune Premium Audio with navigation on a 7-inch touchscreen.

We've really only scratched the surface comparing the 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Toyota RAV4, but we can't share everything here. Either way, however, we're sure one of these models will meet your crossover needs thanks to their unique abilities and features. If you'd like to learn more, contact us at Continental Motors or schedule a time to get behind the wheel.

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