2019 Honda CR-V Takes the Lead in Car & Driver Comparison
Car and Driver magazine recently pitted two top compact crossovers against each other to see which one came out in the lead! The 2019 Honda CR-V and the 2019 Subaru Forester were put through their paces. Car and Driver took the top-of-the-line Touring models of each of these great little SUVs to test them out for power, efficiency, interior comfort, amenities, road handling, and more. In the end, the CR-V’s all-around excellence and outstanding attributes won out*!
Each of these models was tested for its standard equipment, comparative price, performance, comfort, and more. Both of the loaded Touring models come with plenty of amenities, including technology features like touchscreen infotainment centers, smartphone connectivity, and active safety technology suites. You can get safety features like adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, blind spot monitors, and lane-keeping assistance. If you’re shopping for your vehicle based on available technology, you should check out the CR-V for yourself to see how well the Honda Sensing system suits your driving style and needs.
The 2019 Honda CR-V pulls ahead in performance with its spritely 190-horsepower turbocharged engine. Although the two engines look comparable on paper, Car & Driver’s testing showed that the CR-V’s readily-available torque at lower rpm made it quite a bit speedier than the Forester! The CR-V’s excellent intelligent all-wheel drive traction control system also makes it more adaptable to rough patches of pavement or quick cornering. On the CR-V’s driving feel, the Car and Driver test team reported “a feeling of responsiveness and composed body motions in the CR-V that are lacking in the Forester, which is better suited to plodding along with traffic.”
The 2019 Honda CR-V also comes out on top for its available cargo space and the versatility it offers. Both of these comfortable SUVs offer clean cabin design and offer pleasant interior experiences, including plenty of room in the back to seat adult passengers. The CR-V happens to offer more cargo space, with up to 25 cubic feet available behind the second row of seats. It also has larger storage cubbies throughout the cabin, so you can stash anything you need and retrieve it for easy access later. Interior features like the smart-storage center console make it a snap to find what you’re looking for, and then put it out of sight again for security while you’re on the road.
2019 Honda CR-V For Sale in St. Paul, MN
If you’d like to come and check out the 2019 Honda CR-V for yourself, come by and visit us here in St. Paul, MN! Our friendly and knowledgeable team can help you pick out the best SUV for all of your needs! Don’t hesitate to ask any questions, whether you need answers about a certain model or about what kind of financial options are available. You can even take a new CR-V out for a test drive! Plus, if you find your new Honda here with us, you’ll be eligible to get the perks of our great Buerkle Rewards program. You’ll get benefits like two free oil changes, two free tire rotations, 5% back on parts and services, and more! We’re located near Minneapolis, Inver Grove, and Blaine, so stop by and see us soon!
*Based on 2019 model year. For more information, visit Car and Driver Magazine’s http://www.automobilemag.com. Car and Driver Magazine is a registered trademark of Hearst Magazine Media, Inc.