2009 Ford E-250 vs. 2011 Honda CR-V

To start off, 2011 Honda CR-V is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 Ford E-250. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Ford E-250 would be higher. At 4,606 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Ford E-250 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Ford E-250 (225 HP @ 4800 RPM) has 45 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Ford E-250 should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 590 kg more than 2009 Ford E-250.

Because 2009 Ford E-250 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Ford E-250. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2009 Ford E-250 (388 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 170 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2009 Ford E-250 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Ford E-250 2011 Honda CR-V
Make Ford Honda
Model E-250 CR-V
Year Released 2009 2011
Body Type Van SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4606 cc 2400 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 225 HP 180 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 388 Nm 218 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4400 RPM
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 966 kg 1556 kg
Vehicle Length 5520 mm 4554 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1819 mm
Vehicle Height 2120 mm 1679 mm
Wheelbase Size 3510 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 12.4 L/100km 8.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 132 L 58 L


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