2020 Honda CR-V EX vs LX Trim Levels


Comparing Price, MPG, and Features



2020 Honda CR-V LX with CVT transmission


2020 Honda CR-V EX with CVT transmission
$25,050* MSRP

Starting Price

$27,560* 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

Drivers on the market in Athens for a new compact SUV doubtless have the 2020 Honda CR-V on their shortlist. But even when you’re settled on this roomy and cost-saving vehicle, there are a lot of CR-V configurations to choose from. Phil Hughes Honda has a rundown of two CR-V trim levels that are enticing potential car-buyers: the CR-V LX vs EX.

2020 CR-V LX vs. EX: Starting Price and Performance

Since the Honda CR-V LX and EX are part of the first trim levels you’ll find as part of the CR-V lineup, you can expect to pay a competitive price that will ease the pressure on your wallet. You’ll save a little more on the entry CR-V LX 2WD trim level as it comes with a MSRP of $25,050*, while you’ll have to pay just a bit more for the CR-V EX 2WD configuration which starts at an MSRP of $27,560*. For the price you’ll have access to identical performance specs under the which are:

2020 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**

2020 CR-V LX vs EX: Interior Space and Technology Features

Aside from dependable performance, these two CR-V configurations include ample room for storage as the CR-V LX and EX both come with 75.8 cubic feet of cargo space so you can rest assured nothing gets left behind. In addition to the storage room, you’ll have vital features that keep you in control and connected in Watkinsville. These include:


  • The base trim of the CR-V includes a number of important safety features like Honda Sensing®, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, Auto High-Beam Headlights, Power Side Mirrors, and more
  • On the EX, additional safety features include Blind Spot Information (BSI) System with Cross Traffic Monitor 
  • The LX technology features include Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink and a USB Audio Interface, 
  • The EX trim has Apple CarPlay® Integration, Android Auto™ Integration

Test Drive the 2020 Honda CR-V at Phil Hughes Honda

If these CR-V configurations seem like they can upgrade your Athens commute, stop by Phil Hughes Honda test drive these cars yourself! We are dedicated to helping drivers get behind the wheel of their ideal vehicle. Still doing your research? Explore all of the Honda CR-V trims today! Online, you can check out new vehicle specials or even securely apply for financing. Contact us to find out more and set up an appointment today!


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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