2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2009 Audi A4

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 Audi A4. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Audi A4 would be higher. At 2,496 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Audi A4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 2 more horse power than 2009 Audi A4. (178 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2009 Audi A4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Audi A4 weights approximately 34 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Because 2009 Audi A4 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, 2009 Audi A4 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, 2009 Audi A4 (370 Nm @ 1500 RPM) has 152 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2009 Audi A4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-V.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2009 Audi A4
Make Honda Audi
Model CR-V A4
Year Released 2011 2009
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 2496 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 178 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 1500 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1590 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4550 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1780 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2660 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 66 L


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