2008 Chrysler 300 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Chrysler 300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Chrysler 300 would be higher. At 2,701 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Chrysler 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2008 Chrysler 300. (178 HP @ 5500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2008 Chrysler 300. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Chrysler 300 weights approximately 259 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 2008 Chrysler 300 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, 2008 Chrysler 300 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 Chrysler 300 (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 8 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2008 Chrysler 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Chrysler 300 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Chrysler Honda
Model 300 CR-V
Year Released 2008 2011
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2701 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 178 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1815 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5010 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 58 L


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