2018 GMC Terrain vs 2018 Honda CR-V

Front exterior view of a gray 2018 GMC Terrain on left "vs" Front exterior view of a red 2018 Honda CR-V on right

It is easy to understand why it is time for you to upgrade to a more spacious SUV over your current sedan. What isn’t easy to understand is all the different makes, models and options that current SUV’s offer to you. When it comes to compact SUV’s you want to retain the performance and fuel economy you enjoyed with your current car but only with additional interior space to help you fit in everything you need. Providing SUV shoppers with excellent efficiency, premium performance, and the flexible interior space they desire are the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V. Deciding between these two beauties is not easy either but as you peel back the exterior the differences start to expose themselves, helping you make an informed decision on your new SUV purchase.

2018 GMC Terrain


2018 Honda CR-V

2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Available Engine 1.5LTurbocharged 4-Cylinder
252 Horsepower 190
260 LB-FT Torque 179 LB-FT
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission Continuously Variable (CVT)

What are the Differences Between the 2018 GMC Terrain & the 2018 Honda CR-V?

The two engines highlighted in the graph above are the most comparable engine options between the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V. The GMC Terrain comes with a standard 1.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder and makes a 1.6L Turbo Diesel available as well. The 2018 Honda CR-V’s standard engine is a 2.4L 4-Cylinder, and only has the 1.5L Turbo available as an upgrade. Both the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V have optional All-Wheel Drive (AWD) for optimal control over any obstacle, but the 2018 GMC Terrain offers AWD across five trim levels while the 2018 CR-V only has it available on four. When choosing the 1.6L Turbo Diesel option it provides the 2018 GMC Terrain with 137 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque, all while averaging EPA fuel economy estimates of 28 MPG through the city and 39 MPG on the highway. By comparison, the 2018 Honda CR-V’s 1.5L Turbo engine does deliver more horsepower than the GMC Terrain’s Turbo Diesel but the 1.5L Turbo engine of the 2018 CR-V only achieves EPA estimates of 28 MPG City/ 34 MPG HWY. With a more versatile, powerful and efficient engine lineup, the 2018 GMC Terrain speeds past the 2018 Honda CR-V at the finish line. Come and meet the 2018 GMC Terrain in the winner’s circle at Davenport Auto in Rocky Mount, NC today.

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