2017 Honda CR-VThe 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 are both SUVs that commonly get compared to one another when Detroit drivers are shopping for a new vehicle. With so much in common, it can sometimes be hard to see where one vehicle manages to take the lead from the competition. Keep reading to see which, between the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, has the best interior space offerings.

Interior Space

The numbers don’t lie; when it comes to interior space, the 2017 Honda CR-V simply has more of it. Passenger space on the CR-V totals 105.9 cubic feet, while the RAV4 trails behind with 101.9 cubic feet. Interior cargo space is also abundant on the CR-V with between 39.2 and 75.8 cubic feet of available cargo space. On the other hand, the RAV4 can only offer between 38.4 and 73.4 cubic feet of space.

Honda Keeps Winning

Interior space isn’t the only area where the 2017 Honda CR-V outdoes the 2017 Toyota RAV4. In fact, the CR-V is able to provide a lot more to drivers than its opponent, and for a lower price. The CR-V is priced at only $24,045 MSRP for 2WD models,* while the RAV4 costs hundreds more at $25,410 MSRP. However, with the higher price tag of the RAV4 comes less in terms of value. The CR-V provides a more powerful performance with an engine that doles out 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque, better fuel economy, and a higher safety rating, with 5-stars from the NHTSA**. In comparison, the RAV4 only provides up to 176 hp, 172 lb-ft of torque, less efficiency, and a 4-star safety rating.

See the 2017 Honda CR-V in Action

If you still need persuading after seeing all of the facts laid out, come down to one of our Detroit Area Honda Dealers locations and see the 2017 Honda CR-V in person. You can also contact us online to learn about our financing process and current ongoing promotions.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $940.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2017 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.

***Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.