2016 Honda CR-V LX vs 2016 Chevy Equinox L

Compact SUVs are becoming increasingly popular because they’re efficient like a sedan, but they offer more versatility than the average car. These vehicles are perfect for adventurous drivers looking for ways to save on fuel costs while still being able to handle some of the most challenging terrains. Here at Garden State Honda, our team has been working to give drivers detailed comparisons between Honda models and their competitors.

In the compact SUV segment is the 2016 Honda CR-V, and we’re going to focus on the base model LX for this comparison. We’re bringing it up against the 2016 Chevy Equinox L, which is also categorized as a compact SUV. These two are set with the same size engines, but the Honda CR-V is slightly more efficient both in the city and on the highway. Let’s see what else these two SUVs have to offer.

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2016 Honda CR-V LX 2016 Chevy Equinox L
2.4-liter I-4 Engine 2.4-liter I-4
26 city/33 hwy* MPG 22 city/32 hwy
37.2 cubic feet Cargo Volume 31.5 cubic feet
104.1 cubic feet Passenger Volume 99.7 cubic feet

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Both the 2016 Honda CR-V LX and the 2016 Chevy Equinox L are set with front-wheel drive and a standard automatic transmission, which makes for a smooth driving experience. The CR-V pumps out slightly more horsepower and gets a little more torque than the Equinox even though they’re set with comparable engines. Along with power, the CR-V offers slightly more small. Drivers will have more room for cargo and passengers in the CR-V than compared to the Equinox.

The Chevy Equinox received a four-star rating in these categories. The 2016 CR-V is equipped with standard second row head restraints, which are not available in the Equinox.

The Honda CR-V LX comes set with a second row split bench seat for convenient storage as well as a CD player and overhead console storage. These features are not available in the 2016 Chevy Equinox L. Those interested in learning more about what the 2016 Honda CR-V has to offer are encouraged to contact our team here at Garden State Honda for more information. Drivers looking to get behind the wheel can do so by scheduling a test drive online.

*26 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg rating for 2WD models. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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