2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

2018 honda cr-v and 2018 hyundai santa fe sport side by side

Drivers in the market for a compact crossover are searching for a vehicle that offers impressive fuel efficiency, ample cargo space, high-tech safety features and more! Those shoppers are in luck with the new 2018 Honda CR-V from Townsend Honda!

The 2018 Honda CR-V is a five-seat compact crossover SUV that features two capable and efficient engine options, the Honda Sensing® suite of safety technology (standard on EX, EX-L and Touring models), available Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ connectivity and so much more!

Keep reading to see how the 2018 Honda CR-V compares to the popular 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.

2018 Honda CR-V LX (2WD)


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

$24,250* Starting MSRP $24,950
184-hp, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder Base Model Engine 185-hp, 2.4-liter 4-cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Transmission 6-speed automatic
26 City / 32 Highway miles per gallon** Fuel Economy 21 City / 27 Highway miles per gallon

2018 Honda CR-V Specs and Features

Both the Honda CR-V and the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport both offer well-equipped base models, however, it's the 2018 CR-V that comes out on top over the Santa Fe Sport when it comes to cargo volume (39.2 cubic feet vs 35.4 cubic feet) and maximum cargo volume (75.8 cubic feet vs 71.5 cubic feet) with the rear seats folded. And while the differences are slight, the CR-V does offer more front and rear headroom, as well as rear legroom.

Additionally, the 2018 Honda CR-V offers drivers better fuel economy across all trim levels. When equipped with the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and 2WD, the CR-V offers an EPA-estimated 26 city and 32 highway miles per gallon** (AWD models offer an EPA-estimated 25 city and 31 highway miles per gallon**). When the CR-V is equipped with the available 190-hp, 1.5-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine, it offers an EPA-estimated 28 city and 34 highway miles per gallon** (AWD models with the turbocharged offer an EPA-estimated 27 city and 33 highway miles per gallon**).

Schedule a test drive of a new 2018 Honda CR-V at Townsend Honda today!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices. 
**Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.