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Honda CR-V vs. Honda Element MPG

Chart is based on 615 fuel economy reports for the Honda CR-V and 71 fuel economy reports for the Honda Element.

Honda CR-V MPG

Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2016 26.2 MPG Highway Percentage 90 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2015 29.5 MPG Highway Percentage 68 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2014 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 17 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2014 26.2 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2013 32.8 MPG Highway Percentage 86 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2013 26.3 MPG Highway Percentage 59 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2012 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2012 25.9 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2011 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2011 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 46 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2010 25.1 MPG Highway Percentage 77 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2010 24.8 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2010 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 21 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2009 30.7 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2009 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2008 25.5 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2008 25.6 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2007 25.1 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2007 23.9 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2006 24.3 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2006 23.7 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2005.5 40.6 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2005 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2005 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2005 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2004 23.3 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2004 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 27 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2004 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2003 24.4 MPG Highway Percentage 28 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2003 22.6 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2003 21.8 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2002 25.1 MPG Highway Percentage 39 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2002 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 14 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2002 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2001 21.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2001 25.0 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Honda CR-V Honda CR-V 2000 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
flat light none 0 10 0 90 100 26.2  
2015 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
flat light none 1 2 29 68 62 29.5  
2014 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 33 17 33 17 55 21.0  
2014 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 3 18 37 42 78 26.2  
2013 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 0 14 86 66 32.8  
2013 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 1 3 38 59 65 26.3  
2012 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 20 25 25 30 70 24.0  
2012 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 13 30 11 46 69 25.9  
2011 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 8 28 20 45 88 21.2  
2011 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 7 26 21 46 70 22.2  
2010 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 3 8 12 77 71 25.1  
2010 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 4 17 26 53 66 24.8  
2010 4dr SUV 148-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 46 33 21 110 24.5  
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med none 0 0 0 100 75 30.7  
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 6 14 26 55 71 23.1  
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 2 9 29 60 61 25.5  
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 12 24 19 44 67 25.6  
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 3 16 23 57 65 25.1  
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med none 1 10 33 55 69 23.9  
2006 4dr SUV 156-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 8 18 40 33 63 24.3  
2006 4dr SUV 156-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 17 25 48 90 23.7  
2005.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 138hp 2.2L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat light light 0 10 30 60 120 40.6  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light none 0 90 10 0 0 21.0  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 7 33 27 33 70 24.6  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 12 23 14 51 67 23.8  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat med light 10 50 10 30 60 23.3  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 15 21 37 27 67 23.2  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med none 8 26 19 47 69 22.7  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light light 9 18 45 28 64 24.4  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 13 38 38 13 63 22.6  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 2 22 29 47 85 21.8  
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light none 3 28 30 39 64 25.1  
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 35 42 9 14 64 21.2  
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 1 18 24 57 69 22.7  
2001 4dr SUV 146-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat med none 5 80 5 10 110 21.0  
2001 4dr SUV 146-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 10 10 0 80 60 25.0  
2000 4dr SUV 146-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 10 70 20 75 18.2  

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Honda Element MPG

Honda Element Honda Element 2011 26.4 MPG Highway Percentage 98 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2009 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2009 22.3 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2009 22.6 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2008 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 28 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2008 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2007 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2007 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 3 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2007 21.5 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2006 23.3 MPG Highway Percentage 83 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2006 19.6 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2006 21.2 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2005 20.9 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2005 21.3 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2005 19.8 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2004 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 53 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2004 21.4 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2004 22.9 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2003 21.7 MPG Highway Percentage 43 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2003 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 64 percent Honda Element Honda Element 2003 22.2 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
mtns light none 0 2 0 98 60 26.4  
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light light 3 9 32 57 65 23.1  
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 0 40 0 60 60 22.3  
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 10 10 30 50 70 22.6  
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat v.lt none 1 9 61 28 63 28.0  
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 25 20 45 65 24.6  
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med light 13 13 25 50 68 23.2  
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light none 0 0 98 3 65 23.5  
2007 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 18 2 32 48 67 21.5  
2006 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat light light 3 6 9 83 68 23.3  
2006 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 0 0 80 20 70 19.6  
2006 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
hills med none 6 21 49 25 61 21.2  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat med none 25 25 25 25 65 20.9  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
mtns med light 5 5 5 85 70 21.3  
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 14 18 26 42 63 19.8  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat med light 13 18 18 53 65 22.0  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 5 15 5 75 90 21.4  
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
flat med light 2 11 21 66 72 22.9  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
flat med none 10 22 25 43 73 21.7  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 7 7 23 64 68 22.2  
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 15 18 10 57 67 22.2  

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Honda CR-V vs. Honda Element MPG

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2015 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
CVT AWD
The fuel economy is nearly as good as advertised - I have been averaging about 30 MPG in a combination of stop & go suburban driving, rush hour traffic, and highway cruising. see full Honda CR-V review
2013 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Mixed city, and short (5-6 miles on freeway) commute averaging 23-24 mpg. Long road trip including some hills ~30-31 mpg. Does appear to get even higher (32 mpg?) on flat freeways around 60-70 mph. see full Honda CR-V review
2012 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
Had two months and drove 2950 miles. We averaged 29.9 mpg with about 70% being highway miles. Local miles are about 27mpg with between 30-34 on the highways at 70mph. These are actual miles via filling up although the onboard computer is very close see full Honda CR-V review
2011 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
21 city/28 hghwy not bad for AWD see full Honda CR-V review
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Solid for a small SUV see full Honda CR-V review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
usuall getting around 23 mpg and have gotten 28 on a long trip see full Honda CR-V review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Not the best but definitely very good. see full Honda CR-V review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
reasonably efficient engine. not powerful, but just barely enough. see full Honda CR-V review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
We have gotten as high as 35 mpg on the highway under optimal conditions. It does not do as well in town, usually running around 18, but we drive the Prius in town and use the CR-V for road trips. see full Honda CR-V review
2008 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Its fuel economy was tops in the class see full Honda CR-V review
Honda CR-V Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 180-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
I guess I wish I was getting at least 30 mpg with fuel prices so high and future prices will be even higher. see full Honda CR-V review
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
mediocre fuel economy for what is basically an AWD car. see full Honda CR-V review
2009 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
just bad. on the drive Ottawa-Montreal, never got better than 14 l/100 km, during fall months (no aircon). i know that winter make it eat up to 20 l/100 km (my mom drives crv). see full Honda CR-V review
2006 4dr SUV 156-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic AWD
It only gets about 1 or 2 MPG less than a Pilot, which disappointed me. I would have went with a Pilot had I known the mileage would be SO close. see full Honda CR-V review
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Worse economy than I expected and a smaller fuel tank too. see full Honda CR-V review
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
for a 4 cylinder poor miliage per gallon. see full Honda CR-V review
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
I have gotten up to 32 MPG and usually get around 26 to 28. Nice. see full Honda CR-V review
2002 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
23 mpg has been the best to date. That is tolerable when gas is less than $2.50, it will not feel so good when it goes above $3 see full Honda CR-V review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Honda Element

Honda Element Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
For a teenager that does lots of driving for parttime job and to school, needed a vehicel that was large enough to be safe in traffic, yet give good gas mileage. see full Honda Element review
Honda Element Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Sure wish I could get 30 MPG in this thing instead of 20 (though I have gotten 26 on long trips as long as I don't let my wife drive) see full Honda Element review
2005 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
This is my only major gripe with the vehicle... I seem to get a consistent 22mpg, whether it is city driving, long flat highways, or mountains. If I go out of my way to drive conservatively, or use a medium-to-heavy foot with the aid conditioner, the difference is completely negligible... it's pretty much always 22mpg. see full Honda Element review
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
20 mpg city, 24 mpg hiway, low for such a small, lightweight car. see full Honda Element review
2004 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Wish it got better fuel economy, but what do you expect for a brick? see full Honda Element review
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
It stinks! The EX is a bit heavy which drags the MPG to 21/25. see full Honda Element review
2003 4dr SUV 160-horsepower 2.4L I4
5-speed manual AWD
I always get exactly 20 mpg, which seams low see full Honda Element review