The CR-V creates excitement in 2021 with a sporty and stylish appearance, loads of technology, turbo power, and many other features. The CR-V is also designed with fun in mind with its special handling capabilities and its versatility – and there are many more reasons why it is among the top in the segment. 

The CR-V continues to move ahead of the competition in the compact SUV segment each model year. Here, we compare it to the 2021 Hyundai Tucson.

The 2021 Honda CR-V is the better performer and fuel saver

Each CR-V model features a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft. Of torque. The Hyundai Tucson offers two powertrains, but both don't have the output of the CR-V. The Tucson's 2.0-litre four-cylinder peaks at 160 horsepower and 150 lb-ft. of torque, and the 2.4-litre reaches 181 horsepower and 175 lb-ft. of torque. 

What is even more amazing than the CR-V's power is its extraordinary efficiency. It is more economical than the underpowered Tucson at every level. The FWD CR-V model achieves an efficiency rating of 8.3 L/100 km in the city and 7.0 L/100 km on the highway, which shatters the 2.0-litre FWD Tucson at 10.0 L/100 km in the city and 7.9 L/100 km on the highway. The 2.0-litre AWD Tucson elevates consumption to 10.8/9.2 L/100 km while the AWD CR-V stays low at 8.7/7.4. To make the comparison even more embarrassing, the 2.4-litre AWD Tucson elevates to 11/9.1 L/100 km. 

The Honda CR-V also offers more towing capabilities, with 1,500 lb of capacity compared to only 1,000 lb for the Tucson. Overall, the CR-V is more powerful, more capable and more efficient than the Hyundai Tucson. 

The 2021 Honda CR-V has a more comfortable and versatile interior

The Honda CR-V is also a great platform when you need to maximize cargo volume to facilitate your lifestyle. With up to 2,146 litres of volume behind the front seats (rear seats folded), the CR-V flexes for many purposes, including vacations, athletic gear, picnics, shopping trips, pets, and so many other events. However, the Tucson is limited to 1,688 litres in the same configuration. 

The Honda CR-V is the right compact SUV for you. You can shop for your Honda online with us. Our representatives are waiting for your call and can answer all your questions.

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