2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Honda CR-V EX Competitors

$25-26k mid-size SUV, designed & built in Japan 21 city / 27-28 hwy 321-428 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 mid-size SUVs and minivan and SUVs, the 2011 Honda CR-V EX is also often compared to super cars, luxury cars and cars. The 2011 Honda CR-V EX's top rivals come from Scion (such as the xD Release Series 3.0 and the xB Release Series) and Audi (such as the R8 GT and the A3 Premium)

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V EX compared to other mid-size SUV competitors include: it safer in side collisions for the rear passenger (5 stars vs 4 stars), has standard moon roof (standard vs not available), has slightly more gears (5 vs continuously variable), has standard CD changer (standard vs not available) and compensates for road noise.

However, on average it significantly less ground clearance (6.7" vs 7.8"), slightly less towing weight (850 lb vs 1,190 lb), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 391 miles).

2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited

2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited
$39,210

Significant advantages of the 4Runner Limited (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 9" vs 6.7"
  • Many higher towing capacity: 1,575 lb vs 850 lb
  • Significantly more powerful: 270 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the 4Runner Limited (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change: 3 stars vs 4 stars
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg

common strengths of the 4Runner Limited and CR-V EX

  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • CD changer comes standard
  • Both have lots of cupholders: 10 vs 8
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota 4Runner Limited vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Toyota RAV4

2011 Toyota RAV4
$23,285

Significant advantages of the RAV4 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.5" vs 6.7"
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the RAV4 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 3 stars vs 5 stars
  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 2 stars vs 3 stars
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the RAV4 and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 28 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 120 ft vs 130 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Nissan Rogue SV

2011 Nissan Rogue SV
$25,950

Significant advantages of the Rogue SV (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.3" vs 6.7"
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the Rogue SV (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Less cargo room: 57.9 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • More cramped back seats: 41.9 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the Rogue SV and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 26 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Rogue SV vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Honda CR-V EX-L

2011 Honda CR-V EX-L
$28,905

Significant advantages of the CR-V EX-L (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • Leather comes standard
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CR-V EX-L (vs the CR-V EX)

  • None found

common strengths of the CR-V EX-L and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 123 ft vs 130 ft
arrow Compare the CR-V EX-L vs the CR-V EX

2011 Nissan Murano SL

2011 Nissan Murano SL
$37,210

Significant advantages of the Murano SL (vs the CR-V EX)

  • More powerful: 260 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM
  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the Murano SL (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5

common strengths of the Murano SL and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Murano SL vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT

2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT
$24,970

Significant advantages of the Equinox LT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 7.8" vs 6.7"
  • Significantly higher towing capacity: 1,190 lb vs 850 lb
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 602 miles vs 428 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Equinox LT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Wider turning radius: 40.0 ft vs 37.8 ft
  • Slower 0-60 mph time: 10.7 seconds vs 9.1 seconds
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the Equinox LT and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 32 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Both have spacious back seats: 50.1 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V EX 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 (28 mpg vs 24 mpg), has standard moon roof (standard vs not available), has standard power outlets (standard vs optional) and has standard CD changer (standard vs not available).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 143.8 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars), has significantly fewer seats (5 vs 8) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 374 miles).

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
$29,630

Significant advantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Significantly more cargo room: 143.8 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Rear air conditioning comes standard
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Moon roof not available
  • Folding rear seats not available
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 128 ft vs 130 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet
$25,280

Significant advantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Sportier performance: 13.7 lb/hp vs 19.0 lb/hp
  • More seats: 7 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Moon roof not available
  • CD changer not available
  • No speed sensitive volume

common strengths of the Journey Mainstreet and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Inexpensive: $25,280 vs $25,005
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 128 ft vs 130 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Toyota Sienna

2011 Toyota Sienna
$25,870

Significant advantages of the Sienna (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Safer in head-on crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Significantly more cargo room: 150.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Sienna (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Moon roof not available
  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 2 stars vs 3 stars
  • Rougher suspension: Semi-independent vs Independent

common strengths of the Sienna and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Inexpensive: $25,870 vs $25,005
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Sienna vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Buick Enclave CXL

2011 Buick Enclave CXL
$41,790

Significant advantages of the Enclave CXL (vs the CR-V EX)

  • 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 Enclave CXL (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Moon roof not available
  • Longer braking distance from 60mph: 143 ft vs 130 ft
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Enclave CXL and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the 2011 Buick Enclave CXL vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS
$30,240

Significant advantages of the Traverse LS (vs the CR-V EX)

  • 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
  • More seats: 8 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Traverse LS (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Power outlets not available
  • Moon roof not available
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the Traverse LS and CR-V EX

  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 4 stars
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

compared to super car competitors

Generally, compared to super car competitors the CR-V EX doesn't have paddle shifters (not available vs standard), is much more sluggish (19.0 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp), is much less powerful (180 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM), much slower 0-60 time (9.1 seconds vs 3.4 seconds) and much longer braking distance from 60mph (130 ft vs 100 ft).

2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 Audi R8 GT
$198,050

Significant advantages of the R8 GT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Sportier performance: 6.0 lb/hp vs 19.0 lb/hp
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 3.4 seconds vs 9.1 seconds
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 11.6 s s @ 122.1 mph mph vs 17.0 s s @ 84.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the R8 GT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • None found

common strengths of the R8 GT and CR-V EX

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2012 Audi R8 GT vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V EX compared to luxury car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 13.0 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.0 ft3 vs 34.4 ft3), has slightly more gears (5 vs continuously variable), safer in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 3 stars) and has standard moon roof (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (28 mpg vs 42 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 378 miles), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (428 miles vs 516 miles) and has a much shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year).

2012 Audi A3 Premium

2012 Audi A3 Premium
$31,125

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

  • Much better highway mileage: 42 mpg vs 28 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 EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 39.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Sluggish performance: 23.7 lb/hp vs 19.0 lb/hp
  • More cramped back seats: 39.2 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3

common strengths of the A3 Premium and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 42 mpg vs 28 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 EX

2011 Lexus IS 250

2011 Lexus IS 250
$34,170

Significant advantages of the IS 250 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • 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 IS 250 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 13.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.4 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Many fewer cupholders: 4 vs 8

common strengths of the IS 250 and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 27 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $34,170 vs $25,005
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus IS 250 vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Audi A4 Premium

2011 Audi A4 Premium
$33,175

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

  • 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 EX)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Much less cargo room: 34.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Less safe in head-on crashes for the driver: 3 stars vs 4 stars

common strengths of the A4 Premium and CR-V EX

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 21 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 EX

2011 BMW 328i

2011 BMW 328i
$37,475

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

  • 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 EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 12.0 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the 328i and CR-V EX

  • Inexpensive: $37,475 vs $25,005
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW 328i vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the CR-V EX compared to car competitors include: it has much more cargo space (72.9 ft3 vs 14.7 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (48.0 ft3 vs 40.2 ft3), safer in side collisions for the rear passenger (5 stars vs 4 stars), has better brakes (disc vs drum) and has standard moon roof (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (28 mpg vs 32 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (321 miles vs 370 miles), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (428 miles vs 500 miles) and less safe in head-on collisions for the driver (4 stars vs 5 stars).

2011 Scion xD Release Series 3.0

2011 Scion xD Release Series 3.0
$17,625

Significant advantages of the xD Release Series 3.0 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the xD Release Series 3.0 (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 10.5 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Worse brakes
  • Significantly more cramped front seats: 47.1 ft3 vs 52.9 ft3

common strengths of the xD Release Series 3.0 and CR-V EX

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both vehicles ride hide, good for off-roading: 6.5" vs 6.7"
arrow Compare the 2011 Scion xD Release Series 3.0 vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Chevrolet HHR LT

2011 Chevrolet HHR LT
$20,440

Significant advantages of the HHR LT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Optional roof rails
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 518 miles vs 428 miles
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the HHR LT (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Rougher suspension: Semi-independent vs Independent
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 143 ft vs 130 ft
  • Less cargo room: 57.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3

common strengths of the HHR LT and CR-V EX

  • Lots of cargo room: 57.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Both have spacious back seats: 47.0 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet HHR LT vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2012 Honda Civic EX

2012 Honda Civic EX
$20,475

Significant advantages of the Civic EX (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 36 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Better city mileage: 28 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Has a subwoofer

Significant disadvantages of the Civic EX (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 11.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 31.9 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Child door locks must be bought separately

common strengths of the Civic EX and CR-V EX

  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
arrow Compare the Civic EX vs the CR-V EX

2011 Honda Accord EX

2011 Honda Accord EX
$25,075

Significant advantages of the Accord EX (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Safer in head-on crashes for the front passenger: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 610 miles vs 428 miles
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Accord EX (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Many fewer cupholders: 4 vs 8

common strengths of the Accord EX and CR-V EX

  • Both have spacious back seats: 45.2 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Good protection, only 5% chance of serious chest injuries in a crash: 5 stars vs 5 stars
  • Both come standard with sun roofs
arrow Compare the Accord EX vs the CR-V EX

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium

2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium
$21,720

Significant advantages of the Legacy 2.5i Premium (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Safer in side crashes for the driver: 5 stars vs 3 stars
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Legacy 2.5i Premium (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.7 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Less safe in side crashes for passengers in the rear: 4 stars vs 5 stars
  • Moon roof not available

common strengths of the Legacy 2.5i Premium and CR-V EX

  • Both have spacious back seats: 46.0 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX

2011 Nissan Maxima SV

2011 Nissan Maxima SV
$35,210

Significant advantages of the Maxima SV (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 4 stars
  • Sportier performance: 12.3 lb/hp vs 19.0 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Maxima SV (vs the CR-V EX)

  • Much less cargo room: 14.2 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 40.2 ft3 vs 48.0 ft3

common strengths of the Maxima SV and CR-V EX

  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Maxima SV vs the 2011 Honda CR-V EX