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2021 Honda CR-V vs. The Competition

When it comes to the best mid-size SUV in Canada, look no further than the 2021 Honda CR-V. The 2021 model stands above its competition like the RAV4, Escape, and Rogue in many aspects. Safety, Capability, and Convenience are all categories in which the CR-V is superior to the rest. See below for our breakdown on how it’s the best mid-size SUV on the market.

The CR-V Advantages

Performance

The CR-V has the greatest combination of power and efficiency under the hood. With an efficient 1.5L engine with CVT transmission, you save more when it comes to fuel economy without sacrificing horsepower. The competition can’t offer this level of efficient performance found only in the Honda CR-V.

Performance Specifications

Vehicle Engine Transmission Horsepower @ RPM
2021 Honda CR-V LX 4-Cylinder 1.5L  CVT 190 @ 5600
2020 Ford Escape S 4-Cylinder 1.5L 8-Speed Automatic 181 @ 6000
2021 Nissan Rogue S 4-Cylinder 2.5L CVT 181 @ 6000 
2021 Toyota RAV4 LE 4-Cylinder 2.5L  8-Speed Automatic 203 @ 6600

Safety

The 2021 Honda CR-V is loaded with class-leading safety features to provide the best protection possible for its occupants. From sophisticated safety technology to advanced body design, the CR-V has everything you need to have the safest possible driving experience every time you get behind the wheel.

Safety Specifications

Vehicle Road Departure Mitigation System w/ Driver Assist Next Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure Electronic Brake Force Distribution
2021 Honda CR-V LX Standard Standard Standard
2020 Ford Escape S Available N/A N/A
2021 Nissan Rogue S No Driver Assist N/A N/A
2021 Toyota RAV4 LE Standard N/A N/A

Convenience

The CR-V is loaded with standard and available convenience features that enhance your driving experience. Proximity keyless entry, intuitive climate control, and robust speaker systems are just some of the factors that make the CR-V the most fun SUV to drive in Canada.

Convenience Specifications

Vehicle Walk-Away Auto Lock One-Touch Power Moonroof Audio System Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
2021 Honda CR-V LX Standard Standard Available 9 Speakers Standard
2021 Ford Escape S Available Available 6 Speakers Available
2021 Nissan Rogue S Available Available  6 Speakers Available
2021 Toyota RAV4 LE Available Available 6 Speakers Available

Check out the great selection of 2021 Honda CR-V models here at Cambridge Centre Honda, where our team of experts will help you find the right CR-V model for you! 

Contact us today, or visit our dealership for more information on where to start.