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2013 Honda CR-V vs. 2013 Honda Insight

To start off, both 2013 Honda CR-V and 2013 Honda Insight were released in the same year (2013). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,354 cc (4 cylinders), 2013 Honda CR-V is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2013 Honda CR-V (182 HP @ 7000 RPM) has 85 more horse power than 2013 Honda Insight. (97 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2013 Honda CR-V should accelerate faster than 2013 Honda Insight. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2013 Honda CR-V weights approximately 351 kg more than 2013 Honda Insight. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2013 Honda CR-V is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2013 Honda Insight. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2013 Honda CR-V will offer significantly more control. 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, 2013 Honda CR-V (221 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 54 more torque (in Nm) than 2013 Honda Insight. (167 Nm @ 1700 RPM). This means 2013 Honda CR-V will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2013 Honda Insight.

Compare all specifications:

2013 Honda CR-V 2013 Honda Insight
Make Honda Honda
Model CR-V Insight
Year Released 2013 2013
Body Type SUV Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2354 cc 1339 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 182 HP 97 HP
Engine RPM 7000 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 221 Nm 167 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 1700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87 mm 73 mm
Engine Stroke Size 99 mm 80 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0 : 1 10.8 : 1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline / Electric Hybrid
Drive Type AWD Front
Transmission Type 5-speed automatic CVT
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1601 kg 1250 kg
Vehicle Length 4530 mm 4377 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1694 mm
Vehicle Height 1654 mm 1427 mm
Wheelbase Size 2620 mm 2550 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 6.6 L/100km 4.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 9.2 L/100km 4.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 40 L


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