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2018 Honda CR-V LX vs 2018 Honda CR-V EX

Driver side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda CR-V LX on the left "vs" driver side exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda CR-V EX on the right

The 2018 Honda CR-V offers a sporty and athletic exterior style along with a comfortable and connected cabin. The interior has flexible seating that makes the 2018 Honda CR-V an accommodating compact SUV fit for the morning commute and the summer road trip. With four trim levels to choose from the 2018 Honda CR-V makes it easy to find the drivetrain and interior amenities that fit your everyday life. Take a look at our side-by-side comparison of the Honda CR-V LX trim level and the Honda CR-V EX trim level below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Honda CR-V LX

Versus

2018 Honda CR-V EX

2.4L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder
184 HP/ 180 LB-FT Horsepower/Torque 190 HP/ 179 LB-FT
Continuously Variable w/ Sport Mode Standard Transmission Continuously Variable w/ Sport Mode
26 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 28 MPG City/ 34 MPG HWY

Both the 2018 Honda CR-V LX and EX get equipped with an Eco Assist™ System, Hill Start Assist, Active Noise Cancellation™, and have the options of being equipped with an Intelligent Real-Time All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System™. The 2018 Honda CR-V EX adds a standard Remote Engine Starter as well.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Interior Dimensions

2018 Honda CR-V LX

Versus

2018 Honda CR-V EX

5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
105.9 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 102.9 Cubic Feet
39.2 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Space 39.2 Cubic Feet
75.8 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Space 75.8 Cubic Feet

Cabin Comforts

2018 Honda CR-V LX

Versus

2018 Honda CR-V EX

5” Color Touchscreen Infotainment Interface 7” Color Touchscreen
160-Watt 4-Speaker Stereo Size 180-Watt 6-Speaker
UNAVAILABLE Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ STANDARD
NO Heated Front Seats YES
Automatic Single-Zone Climate Control Automatic Dual-Zone

The LX and EX trim levels also get equipped with a 60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seat that makes transitioning between cargo and passengers simple and easy. Other standard features of the 2018 Honda CR-V LX and EX include Power Windows & Locks, a Tilt & Telescopic Steering Column, a Lockable Glovebox, Front & Rear Cup Holders, and Door Pocket Storage Bins.