2016 Honda CR-V vs. 2016 Chevy Equinox

Crossover SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles in the country. Just about every automaker has an option or two to offer customers and many of them are very good buys. Allan Nott Honda is committed to the idea that a well-informed customer is a happy customer. This is what makes the comparison of the 2016 Honda CR-V vs. 2016 Chevy Equinox so important to shoppers. Both crossover SUVs have lots of fans and pretty closely matched. This is an important decision for people to make and we want to make sure all of the information is clearly laid out as possible.

For as closely matched as the 2016 Honda CR-V and 2016 Chevy Equinox are, there is one key are where the former picks up an advantage over the latter, cargo space. The new Equinox offers its owners up to 63.7 cubic-feet of space with the second row folded down, this isn't bad. However, the 2016 Honda CR-V can offer up to 70.9 cubic-feet of cargo volume. The difference of 7.2 cubic-feet is quite a bit, it equals the size of small chest freezer a person may have in their kitchen. Another area where the 2016 CR-V comes out ahead of the Chevy Equinox is in basic technology. The Honda crossover SUV offers the ability to stream media from a smartphone to the audio system via Bluetooth on all versions. The base L and LS models of the Equinox don't have this feature.

*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.

Performance of the 2016 CR-V

Crossover SUVs of the size demonstrated by the 2016 Honda CR-V and 2016 Chevy Equinox have certain expectations for fuel-economy. The chart above shows that both vehicles have fairly close fuel-efficiency scores from the Environmental Protection Agency. Drivers of the new CR-V can expect to achieve 26 miles per gallon* in the city and 33 miles per gallon* on the highway. As for the 2016 Equinox, it's scores of 22 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway have been difficult for some independent reviewers to replicate in live testing. One of the reasons for the difference in fuel-economy between the two vehicles is likely the continuously variable transmission used by the Honda CR-V.

*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.