2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2008 Honda Legend

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 Honda Legend. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Honda Legend would be higher. At 3,471 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Honda Legend is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Honda Legend (291 HP) has 111 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Honda Legend should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. 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.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2008 Honda Legend
Make Honda Honda
Model CR-V Legend
Year Released 2011 2008
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 3471 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 291 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4973 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1847 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1453 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2799 mm


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