2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2011 Ford Falcon

To start off, both 2011 Honda CR-V and 2011 Ford Falcon were released in the same year (2011). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,983 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Ford Falcon is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Ford Falcon (261 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 81 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Ford Falcon should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Ford Falcon weights approximately 148 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-V. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2011 Ford Falcon 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 2011 Ford Falcon. 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, 2011 Ford Falcon (391 Nm @ 3250 RPM) has 173 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2011 Ford Falcon 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 2011 Ford Falcon
Make Honda Ford
Model CR-V Falcon
Year Released 2011 2011
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 3983 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 261 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 391 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 3250 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1704 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4955 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1868 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1453 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2838 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 68 L


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