2018 Honda CR-V Comparison | Arlington, VA

Compare the New 2018 Honda CR-V to Competitors from Toyota, Nissan, and More

Shopping for a practical, capable, and comfortable SUV in Arlington--that's still fun enough to keep you engaged and 

efficient enough to not rob your wallet at every fill-up--can seem tricky. But, there are a lot of great options to choose from in the Washington, DC, and year over year we're seeing rivalries grow stronger. Three of the top SUVs in Virginia right now are the 2018 Honda CR-V, the 2018 Toyota RAV4, and the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

All of have some boasts and brags, some unique features or equipment that set them apart, and all are fighting for that top spot. If you can only choose one, which compact crossover is going to be the best choice?

Read on to learn more.


2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the most famous SUVs on the road--but for decades, it's been battling the Honda CR-V, and the two newest 2018 models are really stepping up the challenge. But, while the 2018 Toyota RAV4 does everything you'd expect from a crossover well, the 2018 Honda CR-V does everything you'd expect--and a lot more. See why the Honda would be a better fit for you in Alexandria and Fairfax than the Toyota.

  • Starting prices for the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are almost identical--but the 2018 Honda CR-V is actually the more affordable of the pair
  • The 2018 Honda CR-V boasts 75.8 cubic feet of cargo room to the 2018 RAV4's 73.4 cubes
  • Not just more spacious, the 2018 Honda CR-V is also more powerful than the RAV4: 184 HP - 190 HP to the RAV4's mere 176 horsepower
  • The 2018 Toyota RAV4 does offer a line of Hybrid trim levels, but the fuel savings are minimal
  • Only the 2018 Honda CR-V offers an available turbo engine for peppy, sporty performance. You won't find that in a Toyota SUV

2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rogue may come out ahead in Bethesda in terms of flash and flair, but the more mature, stoic look of the Honda CR-V shows a solid and unwavering commitment to quality and durability. If you want a daily driver that can do more for you, and that will really last, take a look at the Honda.

  • The Nissan Rogue is slightly cheaper than the Honda CR-V, but the Honda CR-V gives you more for the money
  • The 2018 Rogue does offer an available third row of seating, which the Honda CR-V does not, but Rogue's sixth and seventh seats are really only made for the smallest of children
  • Like power? The 2018 Honda CR-V offers 184 HP from its standard engine, and 190 HP from an available turbo engine. The 2018 Rogue maxes out at its standard 170 HP
  • Like to actually do things with your SUV? The 2018 Honda CR-V gives you 5.8 cubic feet of additional cargo space over the five-seater Nissan Rogue
  • The 2018 Honda CR-V was given a 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA; the 2018 Rogue only managed a 4-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA*
*Government 5-Star safety ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (S.A.B.).


Let the New Honda CR-V Impress You

Still on the fence? The 2018 Honda CR-V can go head-to-head with just about any other Arlington SUV competitor and come out on top. If there's a rival crossover not listed here that you want to know more about, contact our team at Brown's Arlington Honda. We'd be happy to help you research more models.

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