2006 Dodge Ram vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Dodge Ram. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Dodge Ram would be higher. At 4,703 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Dodge Ram is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Dodge Ram (235 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Dodge Ram should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Dodge Ram weights approximately 787 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Dodge Ram is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2011 Honda CR-V. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Dodge Ram will offer significantly more control. 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, 2006 Dodge Ram (408 Nm @ 3200 RPM) has 190 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2006 Dodge Ram will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Dodge Ram 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Dodge Honda
Model Ram CR-V
Year Released 2006 2011
Body Type Pickup SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4703 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 235 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 408 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2343 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5840 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 2030 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1870 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 3580 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 12.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 16.8 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 132 L 58 L


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