2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4: An SUV Comparison

Two of the most comfortable and impressive SUVs on the market, the 2019 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Toyota RAV4, have a compilation of research thanks to the experts at Bill Kay Honda. Our dealership in Bourbonnais, IL, crafted this model compilation to ensure you are completely satisfied with the SUV you choose. Browse the Bill Kay Honda new inventory to discover the available CR-V models in stock. Our experts also created a CR-V hub if you're interested in delving further into this innovative SUV. Take advantage of our CR-V lease deals in order to drive off our lot for the best price. To ask a question or schedule a test drive, don't hesitate to give our team a call at (815) 217-2037 or contact us online.

For comparison purposes, our team observed the 2019 Honda CR-V EX and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE.

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4
Engines & Towing Capabilities

For true power beneath your fingertips, the 2019 Honda CR-V has the capabilities to overhaul your day-to-day drive. While the RAV4 has the potential to provide you with the impressive factors you need to enjoy your commute, our experts believe that you'll choose the striking opportunities that the CR-V can give. Browse the following list to determine all that the CR-V includes.

Honda CR-V


2019 Honda CR-V EX - Molten Lava


1.5L I4 with turbocharger


190 HP


179 lb.-ft.

MPG city/hwy**

28 / 34

Max Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs.

2019 Honda CR-V exterior fast light tunnel

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4
Safety Features

While Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 is an impressive addition to your daily drive, the 2019 Honda CR-V elevates every safety aspect a level above what the RAV4 offers. You won't want to drive without the forward collision warning as well as the multi-angle rearview camera. Browse the list below to observe more safety features that the CR-V can provide to your daily routine.

  • Lane departure warning
  • Collision mitigation braking system
  • Road departure mitigation system
  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4

Complete connection every mile of every day isn't difficult with the 2019 Honda CR-V. Enjoy key tech specs like the Pandora® compatibility and 7-in. high-resolution display. While the RAV4 will provide a satisfactory tech suite, the CR-V goes above and beyond in this category. Continue reading to see some of the innovative features this SUV has to offer.

  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and streaming audio
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibility
  • SMS text message function
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
2019 Honda CR-V Exterior Rear Cargo Space

Honda CR-V vs. Toyota RAV4
Interior Design/Cargo Space

When choosing between the CR-V and RAV4, our experts discovered the interior design on the CR-V has more to provide to your daily routine. You may enjoy the six-way driver seat included with the RAV4, but we believe the twelve-way power-adjustable driver seat with four-way power lumbar in the CR-V is a better choice. More interior and cargo amenities found with the CR-V are below.

  • Heated front seats
  • Push button start
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control system
  • Cruise control
  • Easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seat
  • 75.8 cu.-ft. of cargo space

**26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX trims. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.