Compact SUVs offer versatility, efficient fuel economy, easy maneuverability, and ample cargo space. They're ideal for urban living and provide the utility and comfort of larger SUVs, making them popular for drivers seeking a well-rounded and practical vehicle.
The 2023 Volkswagen Taos and the 2023 Honda CR-V are two of the biggest competitors in this segment. How do they compare, though? We provide a comprehensive comparison guide of the 2023 Volkswagen Taos vs. 2023 Honda HR-V. Meanwhile, if you want to buy this practical SUV in Brookfield, WI, look no further than Hall Cars.
2023 Volkswagen Taos
2023 Honda HR-V
|1.5-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine
|1.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine
|Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
|7-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission
|Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
As seen in the table above, the 2023 Volkswagen Taos is in an advantageous position compared to the 2023 Honda CR-V. Additionally, the 2023 Taos has a sophisticated Drive Mode Selection system. This feature offers several driving modes, such as Eco, Normal, Sport, and Custom, each optimizing engine response, transmission shifts, and steering feel.
In terms of safety, the Taos offers a range of active and passive safety systems. It includes six airbags, an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, and an Intelligent Crash Response System. It also comes with IQ.DRIVE® advanced driver assistance technology that protects you on the road with systems such as Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring, Active Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, and Lane Keeping System.
We believe the 2023 Taos is a better bet in the above comparison. To take it for a spin, schedule a test drive at Hall Cars in Brookfield, WI.