Honda CR-V 2002 vs Hyundai Tucson 2004

Honda CR-V
2002 - 2004
Hyundai Tucson
2004 - 2010
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.0 Petrol2.0 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming belt
Engine chain usually needs to be replaced less often than the timing belt, but the cost of replacing the chain is usually higher. Chain motors are considered to be more reliable, but noisier and more vibration generating.


Power: 150 HP140 HP
Torque: 190 NM186 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12 seconds12.7 seconds
Honda CR-V is more dynamic to drive.
Honda CR-V engine produces 10 HP more power than Hyundai Tucson, whereas torque is 4 NM more than Hyundai Tucson. Thanks to more power Honda CR-V reaches 100 km/h speed 0.7 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.39.0
Honda CR-V consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Hyundai Tucson, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Honda CR-V could require 45 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 58 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 620 km in combined cycle640 km in combined cycle
760 km on highway780 km on highway

Drive type

Wheel drive type: 4x4 - AWD (all-wheel-drive)All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)


Average engine lifespan: 420'000 km400'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
Engine production duration: 11 years11 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 3 other car models, including Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Honda FR-V, Honda StreamInstalled on at least 7 other car models, including Kia Sportage, Kia Ceed, Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai Elantra
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Hyundai Tucson might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.58 m4.33 m
Width: 1.78 m1.83 m
Height: 1.71 m1.68 m
Honda CR-V is 26 cm longer than the Hyundai Tucson, 5 cm narrower, while the height of Honda CR-V is 3 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 525 litres644 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
952 litresno data
Hyundai Tucson has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Honda CR-V has 119 litres less trunk space than the Hyundai Tucson. This could mean that the Honda CR-V uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 10.4 metersno data
Gross weight (kg): 1`9102`140
Quality:Hyundai Tucson has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Honda CR-V, so Hyundai Tucson quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 24003400
Pros and Cons: Honda CR-V has
  • timing chain engine
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower price
Hyundai Tucson has
  • timing belt engine
  • roomier boot
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