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If you’re considering the new 2016 Honda CR-V and the 2016 Ford Edge, then read on. We’ve put together an extensive comparison so that you can make the best decision about which small crossover sport utility vehicle you want to drive home here in the Frankfort and Orland Park, IL area.

Pricing

The 2016 Honda CR-V is slightly smaller than the 2016 Ford Edge, and it also has a smaller price tag. The Ford Edge starts at $29,595 MSRP when you factor in the delivery charge. The Honda CR-V will set you back only $23,475 MSRP in the 2WD LX trim with the continuously variable transmission with sport mode. Keep those extra savings in mind as you consider the rest of the specifications.

Powertrains and Capability

If you’re searching for a small crossover, you probably prioritize fuel economy over sheer muscle. Take a look at how these models compare in terms of performance and efficiency.

The 2016 Ford Edge gets a standard 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that’s paired with a six-speed automatic transmission for an EPA estimated 21 mpg city/30 mpg highway/24 mpg combined with front-wheel drive.

The 2016 Honda CR-V uses a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that earns an EPA estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/29 mpg combined* with front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission.

In addition to the money you’ll save up front with the CR-V, it will also cost less to own, thanks to its lower fuel cost.

Safety

Both of these models did remarkably well in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash tests, with five-star overall ratings. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests, the 2016 Honda CR-V scored better, earning ‘Good’ scores in all crash tests and a ‘Superior’ ranking in Front Crash Prevention when equipped with Honda Sensing. The 2016 Ford Edge falls short, with only a ‘Basic’ ranking in that category and an ‘Acceptable’ ranking in the Small Overlap Front Test.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park Today

You can find the latest Honda CR-V right now here at Community Honda of Orland Park, your local Frankfort area Honda dealer. Visit us at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL to learn all about the current Honda CR-Z today!

 

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.