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Comparing the 2016 Honda CR-V vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Surrey, British Columbia

Compact sport utility vehicles make up the most popular segment in Canada, and among the lot of quality models offered to buyers in Surrey, British Columbia, we have the 2016 Honda CR-V and the 2016 Toyota RAV4. Two very good compact SUVs often at the top of the sales charts, these two vehicles nonetheless have significant differences.

Comparing Engines in the 2016 CR-V and 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Surrey, BC

Both the 2016 Honda CR-V and 2016 Toyota RAV4 are offered to buyers in British Columbia with one engine. The CR-V is powered by a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine that delivers 185 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque, quite a bit more than the previous CR-V which was refreshed back in 2014.

This means that Honda’s utility vehicle offers plenty of passing power on the highway while also being quick to react when you press down on the right pedal.

The 2016 Honda CR-V also happens to be quite fuel-efficient. Featuring an ECON mode which adjusts the various parameters of the engine and transmission, among other features, to maximize efficiency, the CR-V averages 7.9 liters per 100 kilometers combined highway/city with front-wheel drive, and 8.6 liters per 100 kilometers with all-wheel drive. All models are paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission.

The 2016 Toyota RAV4, on the other hand, gets a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 176 horsepower and 172 horsepower. Although it is slightly less powerful, the 2016 RAV4 averages 10.0 liters per 100 kilometers in the city, and 7.6 liters on the highway in front-wheel drive form. The all-wheel drive model averages 9.4 liters per 100 kilometers combined city/highway.

A Lot of Space in Both the CR-V and 2016 RAV4 in Surrey

The 2016 CR-V is a little more fuel-efficient yet a little more powerful than the 2016 Toyota RAV4. When it comes to interior space, both compact SUVs are quite similar. Indeed, the CR-V has 1,054 liters of cargo space with all seats in place, and more than 2,000 liters with the rear seats folded down.

Behind the wheel, the Honda CR-V puts the focus on comfort. The ride is quiet and the cabin feels wide open to both passengers and the driver. Regardless of whether you are in the city or on the highway, the 2016 CR-V is both powerful and very refined, and loaded with safety technologies such as Honda’s new Honda Sensing suite of active safety technologies.

Come learn more about how the 2016 CR-V compares to the 2016 RAV4 today at Surrey Honda!

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