2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 near Denver CO

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2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Toyota RAV4

As you explore the many models of compact crossover SUVs on the market today, the 2019 Honda CR-V may capture your attention. Available since 1995, this popular model entered its fifth generation during the 2017 model year. Because of this, it has a fresh look and modern features from bumper to bumper. The CR-V is often compared to the Toyota RAV4. Like the CR-V, the RAV4 has been an option to SUV shoppers for many years and recently entered a new generation.

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Exterior - 2019 Honda CR-V

Both of these compact crossover SUVs have appealing exterior design elements with distinctive features. The CR-V has smooth yet sculpted side panels with similar definition across the hood. The bar-style grille design angles slightly upward toward the slanted LED headlights, and this upward appearance to the front end creates an upbeat look. Standard or optional exterior features include a sunroof, a shark-fin roof-mounted antenna, an active shutter grille, roof rails with crossbars, 17-inch alloy wheels or larger, all-season tires, LED taillights, power-adjusting and heated side mirrors with turn signal integration and more.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda CR-V's Exterior

Interior - 2019 Honda CR-V in/near Denver CO

The 2019 CR-V and the 2019 RAV4 have similar dimensions throughout the exterior, but the exceptional design of the CR-V gives you an additional 7 cubic feet of passenger space. These are both 5-passenger vehicles that are available in multiple trims to accommodate buyers' various needs and preferences. The CR-V comes with premium cloth or leather seats with chrome and wood accents. The Toyota RAV4 for 2019 comes with an optional sunroof, optional interior lighting, cloth or leather interior with powered and heated front seats, a 7-inch instrumentation gauge, a navigation system, Entune 3.0, Apple CarPlay, a digital rear view mirror and additional features.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda CR-V's Interior

Performance - Honda CR-V specs in/near Denver

Exceptional performance is standard for both of these vehicles, but you should be aware of variations before finalizing your purchase plans. The 2019 CR-V has an inline 4-cylinder with direct fuel injection and an automatic transmission at the base level, and all higher trims have a turbocharged version of this engine. Both powertrains feature direct fuel injection, Eco Assist and active noise cancellation. Other equipment includes remote engine start, auto brake hold with an electronic parking brake, an engine immobilizer, an intelligent control system and other equipment.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda CR-V's Performance
Safety - Honda CR-V specs in/near Denver CO

A review of the Honda CR-V's safety capabilities and features reveals that the automaker has paid close attention to its drivers' and passengers' well-being on the road. Most trims have similar safety features, which enables you to feel confident behind the wheel regardless of the CR-V trim selected. Some of these features include daytime running lights, a lane departure warning, a forward collision warning, a road departure mitigation system, a collision mitigation system, dynamic guidelines for the rear view multi-angle camera, SmartVent airbags, ACE body structure, TPMS, brake assist, auto tensioning front seat belts, curtain airbags with rollover sensing, anti-lock brakes, LATCH child safety equipment, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control mated to low-speed follow, traction control, vehicle stability assist, auto high beams, cross-traffic information, a blind spot monitor and a few other features. The RAV4 for 2019 is also well-equipped with thoughtful safety features. Based on the selected trim, your RAV4 may be loaded with front seatbelt pretensioners, airbags, the Star safety system, the Toyota Safety Sense suite, trailer sway control, a blind spot monitor, a rear cross-traffic alert with braking, TPMS, Safety Connect 85, side impact door beams, an engine immobilizer, an anti-theft system, hill assist control and a few other items.

While the 2019 CR-V and the new Toyota RAV4 are superficially similar, you can see that important differences are found throughout these vehicles. With trim differences to take into consideration as well, test driving these SUVs is an essential step required to make an informed buying decision. Our sales associates are available to help you compare the options with a test drive and by answering all of your questions about the trim-specific features. Drop by our dealership at any time, or call ahead to reserve time with our sales team.

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