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2007 Honda CR-V vs. 2008 Honda Accord

To start off, 2008 Honda Accord is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Honda CR-V. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Honda CR-V would be higher. At 2,354 cc (4 cylinders), 2008 Honda Accord is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Honda Accord (190 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 42 more horse power than 2007 Honda CR-V. (148 HP @ 6500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Honda Accord should accelerate faster than 2007 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Honda CR-V weights approximately 417 kg more than 2008 Honda Accord.

Because 2007 Honda CR-V is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Honda Accord. 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, 2008 Honda Accord (221 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 31 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Honda CR-V. (190 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Honda Accord will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Honda CR-V. 2007 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2008 Honda Accord has manual transmission. 2008 Honda Accord 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 2008 Honda Accord
Make Honda Honda
Model CR-V Accord
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type SUV Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1996 cc 2354 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 190 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 7000 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 221 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1562 kg 1145 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1860 mm
Vehicle Height 1720 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2750 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.7 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 70 L


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