Toyota RAV4 2006 vs Honda CR-V 2007

Toyota RAV4
2006 - 2009
Honda CR-V
2007 - 2010
Gearbox: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 2.4 Petrol2.4 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing chainTiming chain


Power: 170 HP166 HP
Torque: 224 NM220 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds11 seconds
Toyota RAV4 is more dynamic to drive.
Toyota RAV4 engine produces 4 HP more power than Honda CR-V, whereas torque is 4 NM more than Honda CR-V. Thanks to more power Toyota RAV4 reaches 100 km/h speed 0.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 10.39.5
The Honda CR-V is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Toyota RAV4 consumes 0.8 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Honda CR-V, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Toyota RAV4 could require 120 litres more fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres58 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 580 km in combined cycle610 km in combined cycle
750 km on highway780 km on highway
Honda CR-V gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

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

Toyota RAV4 2006: It has proactive automatic four-wheel drive and acts as front-wheel drive under normal conditions. In the event of wheel slip, torque is transferred to the rear wheels via an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch. The clutch can also be locked manually with a button on the console.

Honda CR-V 2007: Car features Honda`s real-time four-wheel-drive system, which sends torque to the front wheels under normal conditions. A multi-plate clutch transfers torque to the rear axle when wheel slip is detected (pressure is applied to the clutch by a dual-pump system). To allow ABS to work smoothly, the clutch is also disengaged during braking.


Engine production duration: 19 years15 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Toyota Previa, Toyota CamryUsed only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Toyota RAV4 might be a better choice in this respect.


Length: 4.40 m4.52 m
Width: 1.82 m1.82 m
Height: 1.72 m1.68 m
Toyota RAV4 is smaller, but slightly higher.
Toyota RAV4 is 12 cm shorter than the Honda CR-V, width is practically the same , while the height of Toyota RAV4 is 4 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 586 litres556 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1470 litres955 litres
Toyota RAV4 has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Toyota RAV4 has 30 litres more trunk space than the Honda CR-V. The Honda CR-V may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Toyota RAV4 (by 515 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters11.8 meters
The turning circle of the Toyota RAV4 is 1.6 metres less than that of the Honda CR-V, which means Toyota RAV4 can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`1102`160
above average

Honda CR-V has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Toyota RAV4 has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Honda CR-V, so Honda CR-V quality is probably better
Average price (€): 50005600
Rating in user reviews: 7.7/10 8.8/10
Pros and Cons: Toyota RAV4 has
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
Honda CR-V has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
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