Compare 2021 Hyundai Tucson vs 2021 Honda CR-V

2021 Hyundai Tucson
2021 Honda CR-V

2021 Hyundai Tucson


2021 Honda CR-V

2.0L 4cyl


1.5L 4cyl Turbo
161 HP


190 HP
23 city / 28 hwy*

Fuel Economy

28 city / 34 hwy*

Serving Vandalia, OH

The 2021 Hyundai Tucson is a small SUV with a number of great features to offer. The Tucson is also a solid pick for the fact that there’s very little that it lacks when it comes to customer satisfaction. The Hyundai Tucson gets high marks in many categories, but it is especially notable for its top-notch infotainment system, spacious interior, and the fact that it maintains a smooth and predictable ride quality even on uneven and rough road surfaces. The Tucson has a number of competitors in the field of small SUVs, but it manages to distinguish itself as a leader in many key areas. Along with all the amenities that it has, the Hyundai Tucson also provides above-average value. One vehicle that the Hyundai Tucson competes with is the Honda CR-V, but the Hyundai provides superior value for the money, which makes it the better choice if getting your money’s worth out of a car is important. The Honda’s infotainment system is not as user-friendly, and the Hyundai has more to offer in the area of performance.

Interior and Features

The 2021 Tucson has a spacious interior with a generous volume of head room, leg room and general room all around for occupants. The Hyundai Tucson might be classified as a small SUV, but it has one of the most generously-sized interiors of its class. Storage space is equally impressive with the SUV, which has a nice mix of cargo capacity in addition to its spacious cabin. That means the entire family or a carful of friends can fit comfortably in the Tucson, and they can all bring along suitcases and other cargo for storage. The Tucson also has impressive technology, including one of the top infotainment systems in its class. While the Hyundai Tucson has a large and visible infotainment display, the infotainment system with the Honda CR-V is smaller and can be difficult to use. If good technology is a priority for your car, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson makes an ideal choice. The Tucson also has superior visibility out of the front and side windows compared to the Honda CR-V, which also adds to the sense of space in the cabin.


You will have a choice of two engines with the Hyundai Tucson. The base engine has a 2.0L displacement and four cylinders. Power output on this engine reaches 161 HP, and it will get up to 150 LB-FT in torque. Starting with the SEL trim level you will get a different engine that produces more power. The second engine is a 2.4L that produces 181 HP in power and up to 175 LB-FT in torque. An automatic transmission comes with both engines. The standard drivetrain with the Tucson is front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is an option across the board. The Hyundai Tucson also has a top tow rating of 2,000 pounds, which exceeds the towing capacity that comes with the Honda CR-V. While the Tucson comes with a choice between two engines, there is only one standard V4 engine that powers the Honda CR-V.


Overall, the Hyundai Tucson provides drivers with an exceptional amount of value. From the base trim to the top trim level, you will get a large variety of standard components with your Hyundai. Along with all the standard options, there are many add-on items available as well. The Hyundai offers more value per trim than the Honda CR-V, and it has a longer list of standard components.

If you are ready to get behind the wheel of the Tucson, don’t hesitate to let our friendly staff know. You can easily take any trim of the Tucson that you want for a ride with our online test drive 2021 Hyundai Tucson. The staff at Joseph Airport Hyundai will also provide more information during the online test drive on what distinguishes the Tucson from the Honda CR-V, and what makes the Tucson a better option for a small SUV.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.