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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 2009 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2009 Honda CR-V is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Ford Galaxy. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Ford Galaxy would be higher. At 2,354 cc (4 cylinders), 2009 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Honda CR-V (166 HP @ 5800 RPM) has 77 more horse power than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Honda CR-V weights approximately 304 kg more than 2007 Ford Galaxy. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Honda CR-V is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Ford Galaxy. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Honda CR-V 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, 2007 Ford Galaxy (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 22 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4200 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Galaxy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Honda CR-V. 2009 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2007 Ford Galaxy has manual transmission. 2007 Ford Galaxy will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 2009 Honda CR-V
Make Ford Honda
Model Galaxy CR-V
Year Released 2007 2009
Body Type Minivan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 2354 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 166 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4200 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 16.3:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 2043 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4530 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 58 L


 

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