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2007 Honda CR-V vs. 2005 Volkswagen Lupo

To start off, 2007 Honda CR-V is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Volkswagen Lupo would be higher. At 1,996 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Honda CR-V (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 49 more horse power than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. (99 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Honda CR-V weights approximately 615 kg more than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Honda CR-V is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 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 Honda CR-V (190 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 64 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. (126 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2007 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Volkswagen Lupo. 2007 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2005 Volkswagen Lupo has manual transmission. 2005 Volkswagen Lupo will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Honda CR-V 2005 Volkswagen Lupo
Make Honda Volkswagen
Model CR-V Lupo
Year Released 2007 2005
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1996 cc 1390 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 99 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 126 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 76.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 75.6 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 165 km/hour 188 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 13.5 seconds 10 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1562 kg 947 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 3530 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1650 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2330 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.7 L/100km 6.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 34 L


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