2003 TVR Tuscan vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 TVR Tuscan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 TVR Tuscan would be higher. At 3,603 cc (6 cylinders), 2003 TVR Tuscan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 TVR Tuscan (350 HP @ 7200 RPM) has 170 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 TVR Tuscan should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 356 kg more than 2003 TVR Tuscan.

Because 2003 TVR Tuscan is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2003 TVR Tuscan. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2003 TVR Tuscan (401 Nm @ 5500 RPM) has 183 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2003 TVR Tuscan will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2003 TVR Tuscan has manual transmission. 2003 TVR Tuscan will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2003 TVR Tuscan 2011 Honda CR-V
Make TVR Honda
Model Tuscan CR-V
Year Released 2003 2011
Body Type Coupe SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3603 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 350 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 7200 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 401 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 5500 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1200 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 4240 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1210 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 2370 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 57 L 58 L