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

2021 Honda CR-V Touring in Aegean Blue Metallic
2021 Honda CR-V 2WD LX w/ CVT


2021 Honda CR-V 2WD EX w/ CVT
$25,350 MSRP*

Starting Price

$27,860 MSRP*
5-inch LCD screen


7-inch LCD screen
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

Omaha drivers shopping for the perfect SUV may have narrowed down their search to Honda’s incredible offering of models with the 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX. So, what’s the difference between Honda CR-V LX and EX models? For starters, the Honda CR-V 2WD LX with CVT starts at $25,350 MSRP* while the 2WD EX with CVT has a price tag of $27,860 MSRP*. Despite the difference in price, there’s much more to discern between these two Honda CR-V trims. See which you’ll bring home with our overview of the 2021 Honda CR-V LX vs. EX at Honda of Lincoln today!

Honda CR-V LX vs. EX: Performance Specs

When you take both of the Honda CR-V trim levels for a spin on Gretna roads, you’ll be supported by consistent engineering such as a standard 1.5L 4-cylinder engine which delivers up to 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque. The CR-V lineup also promises fewer stops to your next destination with a 14.0-gallon fuel tank capacity, as well as stellar fuel economy ratings with two drivetrain options. What separates these Honda CR-V trims is that the EX also comes in an available hybrid option to take your fuel economy to the next level. See the base specs of the Honda CR-V LX vs. EX below:

Honda CR-V LX:

  • Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT transmission: 28 mpg city/ 34 mpg hwy**
  • Honda CR-V LX AWD with CVT transmission: 27 mpg city/ 32 mpg hwy**

Honda CR-V EX:

  • Honda CR-V EX 2WD with CVT transmission: 28 mpg city/ 34 mpg hwy**
  • Honda CR-V EX AWD with CVT transmission: 27 mpg city/ 32 mpg hwy**
  • Honda CR-V EX Hybrid with electronic CVT transmission and AWD: 40 mpg city/ 35 mpg hwy**

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

As you explore the cabins of these Honda CR-V trims you’ll have the same support and dependability of reliable safety features among the Honda Sensing® driver-assist technology suite which delivers better control and alertness to your Bellevue travels. Each also provides ample cabin room to accommodate any trip with 75.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space, and you’ll have up to 105.9 cubic feet of passenger volume in the LX and 102.9 cubic feet of passenger room in the EX. You’ll also enjoy excellent features exclusive to each of these Honda CR-V trim levels, which can be seen below:

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

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

Shop the Honda CR-V Trims for Sale at Honda of Lincoln

Once you’ve looked over our Honda CR-V models comparison, make your own assessment on the differences between Honda CR-V LX and EX options on Omaha roads. Shop the new Honda CR-V trim levels for sale at Honda of Lincoln and discover how you can save on your favorite models with our new vehicle specials. You can get started right at home with our online financing application or trade-in value tool. Contact us today for more detail and to schedule your test drive at our Lincoln dealership!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,175 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors./p>

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating 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./p>

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