Compare the 2016 Honda CR-V vs. 2016 Hyundai Tucson

2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Hyundai Tucson

Vehicle Comparison


2016 Honda CR-V


2016 Hyundai Tucson


2016 Honda CR-V


2016 Hyundai Tucson

EPA-Estimated MPG Highway/City

2016 Honda CR-V


2016 Hyundai Tucson

Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) Seats Up/Down

2016 Honda CR-V


2016 Hyundai Tucson


2016 Honda CR-V vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson

Today's SUVs must be all things to all people. They require fuel-efficiency that so daily commutes don't strain the family budget, the power for mom and dad's occasional adventures from the city into the county, and enough cargo space to carry the sporting gear and musical instruments needed at the kids' schools. Two contenders that deliver on these wants are the 2016 Honda CR-V LX and the 2016 Hyundai Tucson SE.

Advantages of the 2016 Honda CR-V

Which SUV is more powerful?

In the engine department, the 2016 Honda CR-V LX comes up stronger with its 2.4-liter 4-cylinder compared to the 2.0-liter motor on the 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The Honda CR-V LX bigger powerplant translates to 185 horsepower, which is more than the 164 horsepower for the Tucson. Helping to boost the Honda CR-V LX performance are dual overhead cams, 16 valves, and Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control with intelligence. Maximum towing capacity is also better at 1,500 lbs compared to 1,000 lbs. for the Tucson.

Who gets better mileage?

The engine specs on the 2016 Honda CR-V LX produce better fuel-economy at an EPA-estimated 33 MPG on the highway, 26 MPG in the city, and 29 MPG combines using the Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode and the Front-Wheel Drive. The Tucson gets 31 MPG on the highway, 23 MPG in the city, and 26 MPG combined with the FWD and standard six-speed transmission.

Is space important to you?

When you need the space for groceries, camping equipment, or school projects, the 2016 Honda CR-V LX excels with 37.2 cubic feet behind the rear seat. Fold down that 60/40-split seat and carrying capacity expands to 70.9 cubic feet. On the Tucson, trunk space equals 31 cu. ft. with the rear seat up and 61.9 cu. ft. with it down. Passengers also get more space with 104.1 cu. ft. compare to 102.2 cu. ft.

The 2016 Honda CR-V LX 2WD comes in at MSRP of $23,745 a slight bump over the Tuscon SE MSRP of $22,700, but provides better gas mileage, more power and space.

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[1] Based on 2016 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.

[2] MSRP does not include Destination and Handling.

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