2023 Honda CR-V vs the Competition

2023 Honda CR-V overlooking viewpoint.If you’re looking for a high-performing mid-size SUV in Canada, the 2023 Honda CR-V is unquestionably the one to consider. The CR-V outperforms competitors such as the RAV4, Escape, and Rogue in a variety of ways. It’s no surprise that the CR-V is the best mid-size SUV option available, with exceptional safety, capability, and convenience features. Continue reading for a detailed breakdown of why the CR-V stands out among its competitors.


Under the hood of the Honda CR-V is a remarkable blend of power and efficiency. Its 1.5L engine and CVT transmission provide excellent fuel economy without sacrificing horsepower. This efficient performance is unrivalled by any of its competitors, distinguishing the CR-V from the competition.

Performance Specifications

Vehicle Engine Transmission Horsepower @ RPM
2023 Honda CR-V 4-Cylinder 1.5L  CVT 190 @ 5600
2023 Ford Escape 4-Cylinder 1.5L 8-Speed Automatic 181 @ 6000
2023 Nissan Rogue 4-Cylinder 2.5L CVT 181 @ 6000 
2023 Toyota RAV4 4-Cylinder 2.5L  8-Speed Automatic 203 @ 6600


The 2023 Honda CR-V is packed with top-of-the-line safety features that outperform those in its class for the ultimate protection of its passengers. The CR-V features advanced safety technologies and an innovative body design, ensuring a safe driving experience every time you drive it.

Safety Specifications

Vehicle Road Departure Mitigation System w/ Driver Assist Next Generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering Body Structure Electronic Brake Force Distribution
2023 Honda CR-V Standard Standard Standard
2023 Ford Escape Available N/A N/A
2023 Nissan Rogue No Driver Assist N/A N/A
2023 Toyota RAV4 Standard N/A N/A


The Honda CR-V provides an exceptional driving experience with a variety of standard and optional convenience features. The CR-V is designed to provide maximum comfort and enjoyment while driving, from proximity keyless entry to intuitive climate control and powerful speaker systems. These are just a few of the many reasons why the CR-V is regarded as Canada’s most enjoyable SUV to drive.

Convenience Specifications

Vehicle Walk-Away Auto Lock One-Touch Power Moonroof Audio System Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
2023 Honda CR-V LX Standard Standard Available 9 Speakers Standard
2023 Ford Escape S Available Available 6 Speakers Available
2023 Nissan Rogue S Available Available  6 Speakers Available
2023 Toyota RAV4 LE Available Available 6 Speakers Available

Check out the great selection of 2023 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.