2018 GMC Terrain vs 2018 Honda CR-V

Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 GMC Terrain on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a red 2018 Honda CR-V on the right

Nothing puts unneeded stress on you more than not having the space inside your car to accommodate everything you need for the day. That is why you are looking into upgrading to a more spacious SUV, and two of the most attractive SUV’s available today are the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V. These two SUV’s aren’t only attractive because of their stylish exterior appeal but also for all of the interior space that they provide as well. With so many similarities between these two appealing SUV’s it can complicate your decision-making process, but once you dive into the differences between them you will find one fits your needs better than the other.

2018 GMC Terrain


2018 Honda CR-V

1.5L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.4L In-Line 4-Cylinder
170 HP/ 203 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 184 HP/ 180 LB-FT
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission Continuously Variable
26 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 26 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY
*EPA estimates of the Base Trim level and Standard Equipment.

Similarities & Differences

The standard drivetrains of the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V provide quite similar specs, with the 2018 Terrain providing more torque while the 2018 CR-V offers more highway MPG. On top of the standard drivetrain, the 2018 GMC Terrain also makes a 2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine and a 1.6L Turbo Diesel engine available as options. The 2018 Honda CR-V only makes a 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder available on its higher trim levels. The 1.6L Turbo engine of the 2018 GMC Terrain outperforms the 1.5L Turbo 4-Cylinder of the 2018 Honda CR-V in terms of torque and overall EPA fuel economy estimates.

On the interior, the 2018 GMC Terrain and the 2018 Honda CR-V both have spacious seating for five passengers, but the 2018 Terrain provides more second-row hip room than the 2018 CR-V does. The 2018 GMC Terrain also provides more interior amenities than the 2018 Honda CR-V, with its standard 7” Color Touchscreen Display, Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™, and 6-Speaker Stereo System. You can find these cabin features in the 2018 Honda CR-V too, once you begin to pay for trim level upgrades. With a more diverse drivetrain and standard interior features, the 2018 GMC Terrain is the clear choice over the 2018 Honda CR-V. Take the 2018 GMC Terrain for a test drive at Sleepy Hollow Auto in Viroqua, WI today.

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