Compare the 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX

image comparing the 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs 2021 Honda CR-V EX

2021 Honda CR-V LX with CVT transmission


2021 Honda CR-V EX with CVT transmission
$25,350* MSRP

Starting Price

$27,860* MSRP
5-inch LCD screen


7-inch touchscreen
17-inch alloy


18-inch alloy
105.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

102.9 cubic feet
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

75.8 cubic feet

Interested in a new Honda SUV in the Carmel area? At Penske Honda, we have plenty of high-end options available. However, our team is confident that the Honda CR-V LX or EX will meet your driving needs. Compare the Honda CR-V LX vs. EX with our team to see what each model has to offer, then schedule a test drive to experience these models in person.



2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX: Pricing and Performance Specs

One big factor to compare the Honda CR-V LX vs. EX by is pricing. Drivers who opt for the LX will save more thanks to its $25,350* MSRP over the starting $27,860* MSRP for the EX. You can also upgrade to Honda CR-V LX AWD or EX AWD to take your ride to the next level. Check out the performance capabilities of these two options below. 


2021 Honda CR-V LX and EX:

  • 1.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 14.0 fuel tank capacity
  • 190 horsepower
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • CVT transmission with 2WD: 28 mpg city/ 34 mpg hwy**
  • CVT transmission with AWD: 27 mpg city/ 32 mpg hwy**


2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX: Interior Features and Space

Both the CR-V LX and EX trim levels feature 75.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, while the LX manages to offer just a bit more passenger room over the EX with its 105.9 cubic feet passenger volume compared to the 102.9 cubic feet of room in the EX. Though they are nearly similar in terms of interior space, they differ in terms of features. Here’s what you can expect in each:


Honda CR-V LX:

  • Rearview camera
  • Cruise Control
  •  Bluetooth compatibility
  • 5-inch LCD screen
  • USB port
  • 4-Speaker Sound System
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • LED daytime running lights
Exterior view of the 2021 Honda CR-V LX alloy wheels

Honda CR-V EX:

  • 7-inch Display Screen
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System
  • Moonroof
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Remote Engine Start
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • Heated Front Seats
  • 6-Speaker Audio System
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
Interior view of the 2021 Honda CR-V EX Moonroof


Find Honda CR-V Trims for Sale at Penske Honda

After learning the difference between the Honda CR-V LX and EX options, you’ll want to take a test drive in each with our team at Penske Honda. Contact us today or give us a call at Call sales Phone Number(888) 604-5285 to schedule an appointment or browse our new vehicle specials online, then get the process started.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.



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