2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2012 Renault Thalia

To start off, 2012 Renault Thalia is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2011 Honda CR-V. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2011 Honda CR-V would be higher. 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) has 76 more horse power than 2012 Renault Thalia. (104 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2012 Renault Thalia. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 556 kg more than 2012 Renault Thalia. 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) has 70 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Renault Thalia. (148 Nm). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Renault Thalia.

Compare all specifications:

2011 Honda CR-V 2012 Renault Thalia
Make Honda Renault
Model CR-V Thalia
Year Released 2011 2012
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1598 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 104 HP
Torque 218 Nm 148 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1000 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4261 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1639 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1439 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2473 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 7.6 L/100km


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