2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Honda CR-V LX Competitors

$23k mid-size SUV, designed & built in Japan 21 city / 27 hwy 321-413 mile range, gas engine
180 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other minivan and SUVs and truck and SUVs, the 2011 Honda CR-V LX is also often compared to cars, hybrid cars, sports cars and luxury cars. The 2011 Honda CR-V LX's top rivals come from Mazda (such as the CX-9 Grand Touring and the 6 i Touring Plus) and Jeep (such as the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and the Grand Cherokee Limited)

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 17 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 22 mpg), costs less ($23,955 vs $40,040), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 37.8 ft3) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (413 miles vs 482 miles), is slightly less powerful (180 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 273 HP @ 6,250 RPM) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (3 stars vs 4 stars).

2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

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$31,245

Significant advantages of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 10.2" vs 6.7"
  • Leather comes standard
  • Optional navigation system

Significant disadvantages of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Many fewer airbags: 3 vs 5
  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent

common strengths of the Wrangler Unlimited Sahara and CR-V LX

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.4 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring

2011 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring
$33,940

Significant advantages of the CX-9 Grand Touring (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • More cargo room: 100.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,501 lb vs 850 lb

Significant disadvantages of the CX-9 Grand Touring (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 37.8 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3

common strengths of the CX-9 Grand Touring and CR-V LX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Mazda CX-7 i SV

2011 Mazda CX-7 i SV
$22,785

Significant advantages of the CX-7 i SV (vs the CR-V LX)

  • : Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission
  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.1" vs 6.7"
  • Rear spoiler

Significant disadvantages of the CX-7 i SV (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the CX-7 i SV and CR-V LX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 20 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda CX-7 i SV vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Acura MDX

2011 Acura MDX
$53,440

Significant advantages of the MDX (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars

Significant disadvantages of the MDX (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 21 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much more cramped back seats: 34.0 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the MDX and CR-V LX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 126 ft vs 123 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Acura MDX vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
$40,040

Significant advantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Many higher towing capacity: 1,650 lb vs 850 lb

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Cherokee Limited (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • More expensive: $40,040 vs $23,955

common strengths of the Grand Cherokee Limited and CR-V LX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
arrow Compare the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Honda CR-V

2011 Honda CR-V
$23,405

Significant advantages of the CR-V (vs the CR-V LX)

  • CD changer comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CR-V (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the CR-V and CR-V LX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
arrow Compare the CR-V vs the CR-V LX

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to other truck and SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 13 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 18 mpg), costs less ($23,955 vs $33,780), has slightly more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 59.2 ft3) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive).

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (180 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 310 HP @ 5,650 RPM), much less ground clearance (6.7" vs 13.4"), significantly less towing weight (850 lb vs 1,937 lb), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 390 miles) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (413 miles vs 520 miles).

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab
$22,230

Significant advantages of the Silverado 1500 Regular Cab (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 13.4" vs 6.7"
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,937 lb vs 850 lb

Significant disadvantages of the Silverado 1500 Regular Cab (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 20 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Independent
  • Much worse city mileage: 15 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the Silverado 1500 Regular Cab and CR-V LX

  • Very inexpensive: $22,230 vs $23,955
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 39.7 ft vs 37.8 ft
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Ram 1500 Crew Cab ST

2011 Ram 1500 Crew Cab ST
$33,780

Significant advantages of the 1500 Crew Cab ST (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much more powerful: 310 HP @ 5,650 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.6" vs 6.7"

Significant disadvantages of the 1500 Crew Cab ST (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 18 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 13 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars

common strengths of the 1500 Crew Cab ST and CR-V LX

  • Great protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Ram 1500 Crew Cab ST vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 11.8 ft3), has slightly more spacious front seats (55.6 ft3 vs 51.9 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 39.9 ft3), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive) and has an auxiliary audio input jack.

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 27 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 35 mpg), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 371 miles), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (413 miles vs 512 miles) and has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 5 year).

2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Toyota Yaris
$14,215

Significant advantages of the Yaris (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 36 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Significantly tighter turning radius: 30.8 ft vs 37.8 ft
  • Better city mileage: 29 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Yaris (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 9.3 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Yaris and CR-V LX

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Yaris vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Mazda 6 i Touring Plus

2011 Mazda 6 i Touring Plus
$25,035

Significant advantages of the 6 i Touring Plus (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 574 miles vs 413 miles
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 407 miles vs 321 miles

Significant disadvantages of the 6 i Touring Plus (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 16.6 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 139 ft vs 123 ft

common strengths of the 6 i Touring Plus and CR-V LX

  • Both have spacious back seats: 46.3 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 6 i Touring Plus vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Honda Fit

2011 Honda Fit
$15,870

Significant advantages of the Fit (vs the CR-V LX)

  • More cupholders: 10 vs 8

Significant disadvantages of the Fit (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 20.6 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Worse brakes

common strengths of the Fit and CR-V LX

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both have an absurd number of cupholders: 10 vs 8
arrow Compare the Fit vs the CR-V LX

2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS

2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS
$15,945

Significant advantages of the Elantra GLS (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much better highway mileage: 40 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Elantra GLS (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 14.8 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Front air conditioning not available

common strengths of the Elantra GLS and CR-V LX

  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.4 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Hyundai Elantra GLS vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Mazda 3 i Touring

2011 Mazda 3 i Touring
$19,745

Significant advantages of the 3 i Touring (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 17.1 ft vs 37.8 ft
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the 3 i Touring (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 11.8 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 2 stars vs 5 stars

common strengths of the 3 i Touring and CR-V LX

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both have an absurd number of cupholders: 8 vs 8
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 3 i Touring vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Kia Optima LX

2011 Kia Optima LX
$19,950

Significant advantages of the Optima LX (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 648 miles vs 413 miles
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Optima LX (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 15.4 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Power windows not available

common strengths of the Optima LX and CR-V LX

  • Both have spacious front seats: 60.2 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Kia Optima LX vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

compared to hybrid car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to hybrid car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (19.5 lb/hp vs 22.7 lb/hp), has significantly more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 21.6 ft3), has slightly more spacious front seats (55.6 ft3 vs 51.7 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 41.6 ft3) and has much more gears (5 vs continuously variable).

However, on average it is significantly less fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 51 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 48 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is not a hybrid car and has slightly fewer airbags (5 vs 6).

2011 Toyota Prius Two

2011 Toyota Prius Two
$24,280

Significant advantages of the Prius Two (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Hybrid
  • Much tighter turning radius: 17.1 ft vs 37.8 ft
  • Significantly better city mileage: 51 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Prius Two (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Significantly less cargo room: 21.6 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3

common strengths of the Prius Two and CR-V LX

  • Inexpensive: $24,280 vs $23,955
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Prius Two vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to sports car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 5.7 ft3), has slightly more spacious front seats (55.6 ft3 vs 46.8 ft3), has significantly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 32.0 ft3), slightly more towing weight (850 lb vs 816 lb) and has standard folding rear seats (standard vs not available).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), significantly slower 0-60 time (9.2 seconds vs 6.8 seconds), slightly slower 1/4 mile time (16.9 s s @ 82.9 mph mph vs 15.2 s s @ 90.3 mph mph), much worse cornering ability (0.77 g vs 0.91 g) and is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 30 mpg).

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T
$25,350

Significant advantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much better cornering ability: 0.91 g vs 0.77 g
  • Genesis Coupe 2.0T's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly faster 0-60 mph time: 6.8 seconds vs 9.2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much less cargo room: 10.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 32.0 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Folding rear seats not available

common strengths of the Genesis Coupe 2.0T and CR-V LX

  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Good city range: 361 miles vs 321 miles
  • Both have spacious front seats: 56.7 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI
$34,720

Significant advantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 5.4 seconds vs 9.2 seconds
  • Much better cornering ability: 0.93 g vs 0.77 g
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 13.8 s s @ 101.0 mph mph vs 16.9 s s @ 82.9 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the Impreza WRX STI (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much less cargo room: 11.3 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • More cramped back seats: 38.8 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3

common strengths of the Impreza WRX STI and CR-V LX

  • Both have spacious front seats: 55.6 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $34,720 vs $23,955
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 MINI Cooper

2011 MINI Cooper
$20,100

Significant advantages of the Cooper (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Significantly better cornering ability: 0.86 g vs 0.77 g
  • Much better highway mileage: 37 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much better city mileage: 29 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much less cargo room: 5.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 28.4 ft3 vs 48.2 ft3
  • Much more cramped front seats: 46.8 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3

common strengths of the Cooper and CR-V LX

  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Good city range: 383 miles vs 321 miles
  • Inexpensive: $20,100 vs $23,955
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V LX compared to luxury car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 12.0 ft3), has slightly more spacious front seats (55.6 ft3 vs 51.2 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.2 ft3 vs 39.2 ft3), has significantly more gears (5 vs continuously variable) and has better traction (four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (21 mpg vs 30 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (27 mpg vs 42 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 378 miles).

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

Significant advantages of the 328i (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Leather comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the 328i (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the 328i and CR-V LX

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $23,955
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

Significant advantages of the A3 Premium (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Much better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the A3 Premium (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 51.0 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3

common strengths of the A3 Premium and CR-V LX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 42 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Lots of cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi A3 Premium vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX

2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium
$33,175

Significant advantages of the A4 Premium (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the A4 Premium (vs the CR-V LX)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Much less cargo room: 34.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3

common strengths of the A4 Premium and CR-V LX

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 27 mpg
  • Lots of cargo room: 34.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A4 Premium vs the 2011 Honda CR-V LX