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2023 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2023 Honda CR-V

2023 Toyota Rav4 vs. 2023 Honda CR-V
2023 Toyota RAV4 LE


2023 Honda CR-V LX


2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

Standard Engine

1.5L Engine
35 MPG

Base Highway Fuel Economy

34 MPG
203 hp


190 hp
3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

If you’re a Kenosha driver in the market for a compact SUV, the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V have been beloved competitors since their release in the 1990’s. Great for bringing your family and friends around, coupled with excellent cargo storage around Racine, these have proven to be exceptional vehicles. 

Yet many drivers are wondering how the new 2023 Toyota RAV4 vs. CR-V fare against one another in the current 2023 model years. Find out below from Kenosha Toyota about the Toyota RAV4 vs. CR-V and then visit our showroom to see the new Toyota RAV4 trim levels on-site.



2023 RAV4 vs. 2023 CR-V: Performance

When discussing and comparing the performance of the new Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V, a 2023 Toyota RAV4 has far more available engine power for better handling on Kenosha and Waukegan, IL roads. This was coupled with a higher towing capacity for pulling trailers, small boats, and campers. Let’s take a look at the engine specs for each vehicle:

2023 Toyota RAV4 LE

  • Engine: 2.5L 4-Cylinder
  • Horsepower: 203 hp
  • Torque: 184 lb-ft
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Max Towing Capacity: 3,500 pounds

2023 Honda CR-V LX

  • Engine: 1.5L Turbocharged 
  • Horsepower: 190 hp
  • Torque: 179 lb-ft
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Max Towing Capacity: 1,500 pounds

If you have more questions about engine performance and other aspects of the new Toyota RAV4, feel free to call us at 262-857-1700 or fill out our online contact form.

RAV4 vs. CR-V: Safety Features

Driver assist safety features have become standardized on multiple Waukegan, IL SUVs over the years. Such intelligent driving safety systems alert drivers to any vehicles or objects that might be obstructing their path, all to avoid a collision. 

Toyota has made their Toyota Safety Sense™ system standard on all their vehicles – including the Toyota RAV4. Honda meanwhile offers Honda Sensing® on most of their available inventory. Yet, most drivers will be happy to learn that the Toyota RAV4 and offers better standard safety features than the Honda CR-V. Take a look at the Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V in terms of safety systems:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) is standardized on all RAV4 configurations. Unlike Honda Sensing, Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) provides Lane Tracing Assistance, Automatic High Beams, Backup Camera with Projected Path, Safety Connect®, Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), and Road Sign Assistance.
  • Honda Sensing® comes standard on the 2023 Honda CR-V, but it only offers the following systems: Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), and Road Departure Mitigation System (RDMS) at the base trim level. 

Take a Test Drive at Kenosha Toyota

When comparing the Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V, you can see as a Milwaukee driver that the 2023 Toyota RAV4 provides more standard features and better performance power than the 2023 Honda CR-V. Come down to Kenosha Toyota to see the Toyota RAV4 in person when you schedule a test drive. Also check out our Lease and Service Specials as they’re always evolving. We can’t wait to get you behind the wheel of the new 2023 Toyota RAV4 SUV today!


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