2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2011 GMC Sierra

To start off, both 2011 Honda CR-V and 2011 GMC Sierra were released in the same year (2011). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 4,800 cc (8 cylinders), 2011 GMC Sierra is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 GMC Sierra (302 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 122 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-V. (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 GMC Sierra should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-V. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 GMC Sierra weights approximately 755 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 GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra. 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 GMC Sierra (413 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-V. (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2011 GMC Sierra 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 GMC Sierra
Make Honda GMC
Model CR-V Sierra
Year Released 2011 2011
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 4800 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 302 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 413 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Flex Fuel
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic 4-speed automatic
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 2311 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 5847 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 2032 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1875 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 3645 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.4 L/100km 12.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 16.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 98 L


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