2019 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX: What’s the Difference?

Exterior of the 019 CR-V
Looking for a reliable and modern SUV for you and your family? The new Honda CR-V trims offer strong performance, high fuel economy ratings, and exciting features! Compare the 2019 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX configurations below to see which trim best fits your needs and lifestyle.

CR-V LX vs. EX: Price

One of the main differences between the Honda CR-V LX and EX is the price. For Kamuela drivers looking for a vehicle at a more affordable price, the Honda CR-V LX trim is a good option. The LX costs less than the EX trim, with a starting MSRP of $24,350*; the EX configuration starts at $27,250 MSRP*.

CR-V LX vs. EX: Engines & MPG

In terms of performance, the CR-V LX and EX trims are comparable. The LX comes with an inline 4-cylinder engine that outputs 184 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. The EX is equipped with an inline 4-cylinder engine with a turbocharger that generates 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque.

Both vehicles come with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode, resulting in smooth and responsive gear changes. The two configurations differ slightly in their mpg ratings, however. With the CVT transmission and 2WD, the LX earns 26 mpg city** and 32 mpg highway**; the EX gets 28 mpg city** and 34 mpg highway**.

CR-V LX vs. EX: Interior Features

The LX and EX share similar interior features, including a tilt and telescopic steering column, rear window defrosters, and floor mats. However, the EX comes standard with additional features not included on the LX:

  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • Push Button Start
  • Retractable Cargo Area Cover
  • Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Windows

Explore the CR-V Trim Levels at Big Island Honda in Hilo & Kona

For drivers looking for a more affordable option, the LX trim is a great choice. If you’re interested in your SUV having more standard features, the EX delivers. Conduct your own Honda CR-V model comparison in person when you visit our dealership near Kapaau and Captain Cook! In the meantime, if you have any questions or would like to learn more about the CR-V’s resale value, contact us!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1045.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.

**Based on 2019 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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