2020 Honda CR-V Vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4

Red 2020 Honda CR-V and white 2020 Toyota RAV4, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

The 2020 Honda CR-V and 2020 Toyota RAV4 both hold great levels of respect in the compact crossover SUV world. They’ve been going strong consistently year after year, and the 2020 iterations are yet another step forward.

The 2020 CR-V is part of the fifth generation for the model, having been originally introduced for 2017. For this year, it gets a standardized 1.5-liter turbocharged engine, additional advanced driver safety features on all trims, and revised exterior styling.

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 also has had some minor revisions made to its standard feature availability. For one thing, it finally receives long-awaited Android Auto integration. There’s a new TRD off-road trim too.

If you’re like us, making decisions can be a large and frustrating challenge. To help out, we’ve contrasted some key differences of the 2020 Honda CR-V and 2020 Toyota RAV4 below. Enjoy.

2020 Honda CR-V


2020 Toyota RAV4

Three angles to choose from Rearview Camera Single view
75.8 cubic feet Cargo Volume 69.8 cubic feet
Standard Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate Available as an option for $1,025
Yes, on EX trim and above Remote Engine Start Not Available
Standard Carpeted Floor Mats Adding costs at least $169
Standard Idle-stop feature Not available

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A glance at the table above will demonstrate how the 2020 Honda CR-V comes with several amenities and touches that the 2020 Toyota RAV4 does not. It also gets six additional cubic feet of cargo volume, which can be helpful for transporting big loads.

In addition, it’s worth noting that every color on the 2020 CR-V can be chosen for no additional charge. The 2020 RAV4, on the other hand, will bill you an extra $425 if you want the Blizzard Pearl or Ruby Flare Pearl options.

The 2020 Honda CR-V benefits from spiffy alloy wheels on every trim. It also comes with the Honda Sensing® suite of safety technologies. This includes standard features like the Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), which can help prevent your CR-V from fully leaving the roadway.

Overall, we’re suckers for the fact that the 2020 CR-V get s more standard features, more passenger room, and more cargo space than the 2020 Toyota RAV4. To our minds, it’s simply a better value.