What’s the Difference Between the Honda CR-V LX and EX?

image comparing the 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs 2021 Honda CR-V EX
2021 Honda CR-V LX w/ CVT


2021 Honda CR-V EX w/ CVT
$25,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$27,860* MSRP
5-inch LCD screen

Display Screen Size

7-inch touchscreen
17-inch alloy

Base Wheel Size

18-inch alloy
105.9 cubic feet

Total Passenger Volume

102.9 cubic feet
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

75.8 cubic feet

If you’re a fan of Honda SUVs and are shopping for a new one around Turnersville, then you’re likely considering a 2021 Honda CR-V. Many Marlton customers ask us at Honda of Turnersville, “What’s the difference between the Honda CR-V LX and EX?” which are two popular Honda CR-V trim levels.



Each of these Honda CR-V trims can provide dependable and fuel-efficient performance and comes incredibly well equipped with a large variety of premium features. Discover which one is best for you with this 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX comparison from Honda of Turnersville.


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

One of the main differences between the Honda CR-V LX and EX is pricing. If you’re on a tight budget, you can opt for the LX. This will allow you to save more than $2,000 thanks to its $25,350 MSRP* on the 2021 Honda CR-V LX with the CVT versus $27,860 MSRP* for the 2021 Honda CR-V EX with the CVT. With the savings, you could upgrade to the Honda CR-V LX AWD. Of course, AWD is also available on the EX. Check out these two Honda CR-V trims and their performance specs below: 

2021 Honda CR-V LX and EX:

  • 1.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 14.0 fuel tank capacity
  • 190 horsepower with179 lb-ft of torque
  • CVT transmission with 2WD: 28 mpg city/ 34 mpg highway**
  • CVT transmission with AWD: 27 mpg city/ 32 mpg highway**


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

Another reason Vineland drivers love the Honda CR-V trims levels is the excellent range of features and spacious cabin. In this Honda CR-V model comparison, both feature 75.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Still, the LX provides just a bit more passenger room than the EX with its 105.9 cubic feet passenger volume versus 102.9 cubic feet in the EX. 

Another key difference between the Honda CR-V LX and EX is the standard features. The EX takes the standard LX features to the next level, which explains the higher price tag. Here is the Honda CR-V model comparison for the LX and EX trim levels in terms of features:

Honda CR-V LX:

  • Bluetooth compatibility
  • Rearview camera
  • 4-Speaker Sound System
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Cruise Control
  • LED daytime running lights
  • 5-inch LCD screen
  • USB port

Honda CR-V EX:

  • Heated Front Seats
  • LED Fog Lights
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Moonroof
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • 6-Speaker Audio System
  • Remote Engine Start
  • 7-inch Display Screen
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System
  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™


Test Drive Honda CR-V Trims at Honda of Turnersville

Now that we’ve discussed the Honda CR-V models comparison, we invite you to Honda of Turnersville to explore the Honda CR-V trim levels in person. We’ll help you explore the 2021 Honda CR-V LX AWD and you can even check out our extensive inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles.

Whichever vehicle you’re interested in, the Honda CR-V LX AWD or one of the other popular models, our finance specialists are happy to answer your questions. Get the car buying process started by completing a finance application. We are conveniently located near Berlin and ready to assist you.



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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,225 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors.

**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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