Our experts review the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox vs. the 2017 Honda CR-V.
Edmunds car experts Mark Takahashi and Josh Sadlier do a side-by-side comparison of the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2017 Honda CR-V. Does the all-new Equinox have what it takes to challenge the fully redesigned 2017 CR-V, which represents the top of the small SUV class?
The editors measure up the driving experience, engines, interior, safety features and styling of the two compact SUVs and compare their merits. Watch the video to see which small SUV they’d give the edge to.
Q: How much are the 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Chevy Equinox?
A: The 2017 Honda CR-V starts at $24,985, and the 2018 Chevy Equinox starts at $24,525.
Q: What engines do the 2017 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Chevy Equinox have?
A: Most 2017 Honda CR-Vs come equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (190 horsepower, 179 pound-feet of torque). The base 2018 Chevrolet Equinox is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (170 horsepower, 203 lb-ft of torque), and the higher trim level Equinox Premier we tested had the optional turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with 252 hp and 260 lb-ft.
0:01 CR-V vs. Equinox introduction
0:27 Engine comparison
1:50 Visibility comparison
2:26 Price comparison
3:12 Interior comparison
5:10 Back seat comparison
7:13 Cargo capacity comparison
8:35 Tech comparison
9:53 Safety features comparison
10:57 Final thoughts
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Check out our full review of the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox here: https://www.edmunds.com/chevrolet/equinox/2018/suv/review/
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