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2017 Honda CR-V LX vs 2017 Honda CR-V EX

Choosing a new vehicle is half of the fun. Once you have your model chosen you then have to pick what trim of that specific model you want. Each trim comes with different standard features and trims can also vary in design, engine choices and more. To give buyers an inside look at what the various CR-V models offers we create this 2017 Honda CR-V LX vs 2017 Honda CR-V EX comparison.

The 2017 CR-V is available in four trim levels LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. The LX model, therefore, serves as the base CR-V model with the EX model right behind it. These two models may be close to each other in the lineup but they are very different in their offerings to customers from engines, standard features and more.

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2017 Honda CR-V LX VS 2017 Honda CR-V EX
2.4-Liter Four-Cylinder Engine Engine 1.5-Liter Turbocharged Engine
No Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Yes
Not Available Advanced Safety Technologies Standard
17-Inch Wheels 18-Inch

Difference Between 2017 CR-V LX and 2017 CR-V EX

First, the CR-V LX and CR-V EX are powered by two different engines. The base CR-V LX is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 184 horsepower and the CR-V EX is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 190 horsepower. The EX's turbocharged engine gives the model better fuel efficiency and while the CR-V LX pulls in 26 city mpg and 32 highway mpg*, the EX increases to 28 city mpg and 34 highway mpg*.

Aside from the engine and fuel economy differences, the CR-V LX and CR-V EX differ when it comes to standard features for customers. The LX is the base model but doesn't lack when it comes to equipment. The 2017 CR-V LX features LED running lights, automatic climate control, cruise control, a 5-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, and USB connectivity.

The CR-V EX steps up in terms of standard equipment and adds foglights, heated mirrors, a retractable cargo cover, keyless entry and start, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, upgraded rearview camera and numerous advanced safety features from automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking.

The 2017 Honda CR-V is available now at Davenport Honda. Contact us today if you are interested in scheduling a test drive for the CR-V or if you would like more information on the crossover.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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