2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2011 Honda CR-Z

To start off, both 2011 Honda CR-V and 2011 Honda CR-Z were released in the same year (2011). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,400 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Honda CR-V (180 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 58 more horse power than 2011 Honda CR-Z. (122 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2011 Honda CR-Z. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 354 kg more than 2011 Honda CR-Z. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2011 Honda CR-V (218 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 45 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Honda CR-Z. (173 Nm @ 1000 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Honda CR-Z. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2011 Honda CR-Z has manual transmission. 2011 Honda CR-Z will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Honda CR-V will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Honda CR-Z
Make Honda Honda
Model CR-V CR-Z
Year Released 2011 2011
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1500 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 122 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 173 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 1000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 3 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1202 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4079 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1740 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2436 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 6.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 40 L


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