New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Comparison

New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Comparison

The new 2021 Honda CR-V is a midsize SUV with a turbocharged performance and a variety of stylish trim options, including an available hybrid powertrain and top-tier safety features. The Honda CR-V has an EPA-estimated 28 city and 34 highway mpg rating, an innovative interior and a sleek exterior style that continues to raise the bar for midsize SUVs in its class.

The 2021 Toyota RAV4, in comparison, has a similar fuel economy, a bulkier exterior design and Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD. Additionally, the new Honda CR-V gets more rear legroom than the Toyota RAV4 and offers optional leather seating, while the Toyota RAV4 only offers synthetic leather seating. When it comes down to it, the 2021 Honda CR-V is generally the more reliable option of the two midsize SUVs. Take the new 2021 Honda CR-V for a test drive when you visit Headquarter Honda of Clermont, FL, to learn more.

View New Inventory

Check out our newest specials

New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4

  • Performance
    New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Performance

    The new 2021 Honda CR-V and 2021 Toyota RAV4 both come with one available engine option. The Honda CR-V, though, provides a much more smooth drive when it comes down to it, offering a standard front-wheel drive system and available all-wheel drive for when you feel you need a bit more traction and support.

    Honda drivers near Corpus Christi, TX, will find the 2021 Honda CR-V comes equipped with the turbo 1.5L four-cylinder engine that produces up to 190 horsepower and gets an EPA-estimated 28 city and 34 highway mpg rating. While the Toyota RAV4 gets a slightly higher fuel economy rating—at an EPA-estimated 27 city and 33 highway mpg—the 2021 Honda CR-V is ultimately the winner for that comforting driving experience.

      2021 Honda CR-V

    • Turbo 1.5L four-cylinder engine
    • 190 hp
    • Front-wheel drive
    • EPA-estimated 28 city and 34 highway mpg
    • Available all-wheel drive

      2020 Toyota Rav4

    • 2.5L four-cylinder engine
    • 203 hp
    • EPA-estimated 27 city and 33 highway mpg
    • Front-wheel drive
    • Available all-wheel drive

    Based on 2021 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.

  • Technology
    New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Technology

    In terms of technology, the new 2021 Honda CR-V and 2021 Toyota RAV4 both offer some great features. The 2021 Honda CR-V offers a 5-inch infotainment display as well as built-in Bluetooth® capabilities and the essential USB port. Customers and Honda drivers near Corpus Christi, TX, will be able to opt for the upgraded system with a 7-inch touchscreen display and Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, among other smart features.

    The Toyota RAV4 also offers an infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth® compatibility and smartphone capabilities like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. With navigation systems available for each model, it’s a close call. But you really can’t beat a tech-savvy Honda SUV.

      2021 Honda CR-V

    • Bluetooth® compatibility
    • Apple CarPlay® compatibility
    • Android Auto™ integration
    • 5-inch display as standard
    • 7-inch touchscreen display available
    • USB port
    • Navigation system

      2020 Toyota Rav4

    • Navigation system
    • Bluetooth® capabilities
    • Infotainment system with 7-inch touchscreen display
    • Apple CarPlay® compatibility
    • Android Auto™ integration
  • Safety
    New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Safety Features

    The new 2021 Honda CR-V and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 both offer good safety credentials and received a five-star overall crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Honda drivers and shoppers near Corpus Christi, TX, can expect excellent standard and available safety and driver-assist technologies with the Honda CR-V, though.

    The Honda CR-V includes standard advanced safety features like Road Departure Mitigation, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning and Automatic High-Beam Headlights—as well as the available Blind Spot Monitoring, Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers and Front and Rear Parking Sensors. With a rearview camera for improved awareness and elevated views of the road, the 2021 Honda CR-V is an excellent choice for every Honda driver.

      2021 Honda CR-V

    • Rearview camera
    • Road Departure Mitigation
    • Forward Collision Warning
    • Automatic Emergency Braking
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Lane Departure Warning
    • Automatic High-Beam Headlights
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert available

      2020 Toyota Rav4

    • Blind Spot Monitoring available
    • Surround-View Parking Camera System available
    • Rear Cross Traffic Alert available
    • Pedestrian Detection
    • Road Sign Recognition
    • Automatic High-Beam Headlights
    • Lane Departure Warning
  • Interior
    New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Interior Features

    The interiors of the 2021 Honda CR-V and 2021 Toyota RAV4 come close in comparison for many reasons, but the new Honda model offers more sophisticated seating options, more rear legroom and an overall more modern look for Honda drivers near Orlando, FL. The Toyota RAV4, for starters, has standard heated and ventilated seats, cloth upholstery and available synthetic leather seating.

    The new Honda CR-V, on the other hand, has similar standard cloth upholstery but offers available leather-trimmed seats, a heated steering wheel and heated front seats. With a cargo volume of up to 39.2 cubic feet or up to 75.8 cubic feet with the rear-seat area—while the Toyota RAV4 gets just 37.6 cubic feet or up to 69.8 cubic feet with the seat area—the 2021 Honda CR-V is the more comfortable option for front and rear passengers, providing more storage space for any additional belongings or cargo.

      2021 Honda CR-V

    • Cloth upholstery
    • Available leather-trimmed seats
    • Heated steering wheel
    • More rear legroom
    • Heated front seats
    • Cargo volume of upto 39.2 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo volume of up to 75.8 cubic feet with seat area
    • Soft-touch accents/surface materials

      2020 Toyota Rav4

    • Heated rear outboard seats
    • Ventilated front seats
    • Cloth upholstery
    • Cargo volume of up to 37.6 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo volume of up to 69.8 cubic feet with seat area
    • Plastic accents
  • Exterior
    New 2021 Honda CR-V vs Toyota Rav4 Exterior

    The new 2021 Honda CR-V obviously has a much more simplistic but classic exterior design. The 2021 Toyota RAV4, on the other hand, makes too much of an effort and goes overboard with the sharp lines and a front end that is too aggressive. The Toyota RAV4 does offer modern LED taillights and 17-inch 5-spoke silver alloy wheels, but the Honda CR-V comes equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels and a sporty exterior that looks more clean overall.

    Honda drivers and shoppers near Corpus Christi, TX, can enjoy the Honda CR-V’s Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate with a programmable height feature as well as a host of Honda Genuine Accessories like running boards and a roof basket. With the Illuminated Door Sill Trim and LED headlights with Auto-On/Off, the new 2021 Honda CR-V is always the right choice.

      2021 Honda CR-V

    • LED headlights with Auto-On/Off
    • 19-inch alloy wheels
    • Remote Entry System
    • Power side mirrors
    • Illuminated Door Sill Trim
    • Roof basket
    • Running boards
    • Hands-free access power tailgate

      2020 Toyota Rav4

    • Available two-tone exterior
    • LED fog lights
    • LED taillights
    • Available rear spoiler
    • Dual chrome-tipped exhaust
    • 17-inch 5-spoke silver alloy wheels
    2021 Honda CR-V Exterior

    2021 CR-V Exterior

    2021 Honda CR-V Exterior

    2021 CR-V Exterior

    2021 Honda CR-V Exterior

    2021 CR-V Exterior

    2021 Honda CR-V Interior

    2021 CR-V Interior

    2021 Honda CR-V Interior

    2021 CR-V Interior

    2021 Honda CR-V Interior

    2021 CR-V Interior

    Why buy from Headquarter Honda near Orlando, FL?

    Headquarter Honda of Clermont, FL, is a new Honda dealership. Headquarter Honda has an impressive New Honda Inventory that includes all of the latest, most popular Honda models available, including the new 2021 Honda CR-V. With our selection of pre-owned vehicles as well, finding something reliable and affordable for you is easy at Headquarter Honda. Browse the inventories today to discover the great options available to you as a Honda driver and shopper near Orlando, FL.

    At our state-of-the-art Honda Service Center, Honda drivers can have their current Honda repaired or serviced by our team of certified technicians and Honda experts. Customers can also visit the Finance Center to discuss financing or leasing a new or used Honda with our financing specialists on staff. When choosing Headquarter Honda of Clermont, FL, you can always expect excellence.

    Background Image

    Headquarter Honda