We compare the soon to be launched 2018 Honda CR-V vs Ford Endeavour in this detailed specification based comparison report.
The 2018 Honda CR-V is all set to make its debut in India on the 9th of October this year. The next-generation iteration of Honda’s flagship SUV for India is likely to sport a price tag in-between the range of INR 25 lakhs to INR 30 lakhs. This is going to pitch this urban soft-roader against the premium off-roaders like the Ford Endeavour.
The Honda CR-V has never been a go anywhere vehicle but has come across as the perfect city cruiser and highway mile muncher, through its generations. And with the debut of a diesel engine in its line-up, the latest iteration will offer a genuine alternative to large SUV buyers who just want a spacious and practical SUV for daily use. In this report, we bring you a detailed specification based comparison between the 2018 Honda CR-V and the Ford Endeavour. Read along!
The reason why we are essentially comparing a family soft-roader against a proper full-sized 7-seater SUV is that both these vehicles will compete in the same price bracket. As mentioned before, the next-generation Honda CR-V (Read More) is going to launch in India on the 9th of October 2018. Hence we still do not have the exact price list of this SUV with us. However, going by what the current iteration of this SUV costs, it is likely that the new CR-V is also going to cost in-between the mark of INR 25 lakhs to INR 30 Lakhs.
Talking about the Ford Endeavour (Read More), this SUV is currently on sale in India in a total of 3 variants. The base trim with the 2.2-litre diesel engine retails at INR 26.33 lakhs. The top of the line trim with the 3.2-litre diesel engine cost INR 32.81 lakhs to own.
The new Honda CR-V, for the first time, will retail in India with both petrol as well as diesel engines. the petrol derivative is going to come with a 2.0-litre i-VTEC unit. This engine is capable of producing 154 BHp along with 189 Nm of peak torque. There is only one variant for the petrol derivative on offer. And it comes as standard with a CVT automatic transmission unit.
The diesel derivative in this Honda is a 1.6-litre i-DTEC motor. This engine, unlike it European iteration comes with a single turbocharger. Hence, in comparison to the latter’s 160 BHP, this one churns out 120 BHP of power. The torque figure stands at 300 Nm. The diesel derivative is available in 2WD and 4WD variants. Both come with a 7-speed torque converter gearbox.
The Ford Endeavour is available in India only with a choice of two diesel engines. It does not offer a petrol derivative in its model line-up. The base variants come with a 2.2-litre TDCi oil-burner. This engine pumps out 158 BHP along with 385 NM of peak torque.
The top-of-the-line trim comes with a 3.2-litre. This motor belts out 197 BHP along with 470 Nm of peak torque. As standard, both the engines come with a 6-speed automatic torque converter gearbox.
The petrol derivative of the 2018 Honda CR-V promises to offer a fuel-efficiency figure of 14.4 km/l. The diesel derivative in the 2WD variants is going to offer a mileage figure of 19.5 km/l. The 4WD version promises to offer 18.3 km/l.
Moving on to the Ford Endeavour, the 2.2-litre engine promises to offer 12.62 km/l. On the other hand, the 3.2-litre diesel engine will offer 10.91 km/l.
Dimensionally, the new Honda CR-V measures 4,592 mm in length, 1,855 mm in width and 1,689 mm in height. This SUV has a wheelbase of 2,669 mm. The cargo capacity stands at 522-liters for the 5-seater petrol and 150-litres for the 7-seater diesel trims. (472-litres with the third row folded down).
The Ford Endeavour, on the other hand, measures 4,892 mm in length, 1,860 mm in width and 1,837 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,850 mm. It has a luggage capacity of 430-litres.
Being a premium SUV, the 2018 Honda CR-V comes loaded with features and creature comforts right up-to the brim. Here is a detailed list of all the equipment seen on it:
When it comes to features, the Ford Endeavour is not far behind. Here is a detailed list of all the creature comforts that you will see on this SUV: