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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
MSRP
$29,160
Invoice
$27,278
Average Price Paid
$26,928
10,387 listings nationwide

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2011 Honda Element
EX
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EX AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,693
84 listings nationwide
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2011 Honda Element
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,496
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

Honda’s compact SUV has been satisfying buyers for more than two decades, with more than five million CR-V’s sold. Such a legacy means the CR-V has long had its wrinkles smoothed out i...

2011 Honda Element
EX
Michael Perkins Preview:

The party is officially over for the Honda Element. The quirky crossover showed up in 2003 and apart from a slight refresh in 2009, remained unchanged throughout its model life. Rumors...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
50
Guru76XLF writes:
Great car
Handling Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"They’re both good"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Obsidian pearl blue sparkles"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Lumbar support And passenger electric adjust Seat adjustment memory for 2"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Folds flat Has nice armrest"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Seats fold flat"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Decreased fuel consumption should help future generations "
Value Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD worse.
"It’s cheaper"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD better.
"Better mileage"
30
Guru2RDWZ writes:
Great vehicle, nice ride, good pickup, easy handling.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD worse.
"The Honda had more head and leg room in rear seating area and slightly more cargo capacity."
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Kona SEL AWD better.
"The push button AWD was a big plus"
10
Guru32B9X writes:
Over all very good. Had alot of road noise and the drivers seat was uncomfortable
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More lumbar support"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium AWD better.
"More room behind the second row of seats items and dogs."
2011 Honda Element
EX
20
DarcyHolmes writes:
Like the hauling space
45
ProjectGreen writes:
lots of room. great power.
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"better design"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"more spacious"
20
graphtricks writes:
Last year made, bought one with least amount of miles I could find. Identical to my previous 2007 model.
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"Same"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"1 year newer for exact same car"

Specs

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD
2011 Honda Element
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Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
27 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
190 hp @ 5,600 RPM
166 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
179 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.7:1
Displacement
1,500 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.87 in x 3.52 in
3.43 in x 3.9 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.3 in 41 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 39.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 39.2 cu ft 25.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,181 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.1 in 169.9 in
Width 73 in 71.6 in
Height 66.5 in 70.4 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 101.4 in

Available Options

2020 Honda CR-V
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Radiant Red Metallic
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
2011 Honda Element
EX

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