2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2013 Chevrolet Cruze

To start off, 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is newer by 2 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 @ 6800 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. (134 HP @ 4900 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2011 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Honda CR-V weights approximately 149 kg more than 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. 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 17 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. (201 Nm @ 4900 RPM). This means 2011 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. 2011 Honda CR-V has automatic transmission and 2013 Chevrolet Cruze has manual transmission. 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 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 2013 Chevrolet Cruze
Make Honda Chevrolet
Model CR-V Cruze
Year Released 2011 2013
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2400 cc 1400 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 180 HP 134 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 4900 RPM
Torque 218 Nm 201 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1556 kg 1407 kg
Vehicle Length 4554 mm 4597 mm
Vehicle Width 1819 mm 1796 mm
Vehicle Height 1679 mm 1476 mm
Wheelbase Size 2619 mm 2685 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 8.4 L/100km 5 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 7.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 59 L


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