When we compare the 2020 BMW X1's and the 2020 Honda CR-V's specifications and ratings, the 2020 BMW X1 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The 2020 Honda CR-V has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the 2020 BMW X1's and the 2020 Honda CR-V's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Honda CR-V is a better car than the 2020 BMW X1.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Pricing
A used 2020 BMW X1 ranges from $24,900 to $34,688 while a used 2020 Honda CR-V is priced between $23,996 to $32,700.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 BMW X1 loses 43.4 percent of its value and the 2020 Honda CR-V loses 36.5 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Honda CR-V retains 6.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW X1.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X1 is 8.6 out of 10 while the Honda CR-V's quality rating is 9.1 out of 10. This results in the BMW X1 being ranked 1 out of 13 Best Luxury Subcompact SUVs and the Honda CR-V being ranked 1 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs.
2020 BMW X1 vs. 2020 Honda CR-V Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X1 is 7.2 out of 10. For the Honda CR-V the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Honda CR-V an advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X1.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 BMW X1’s base engine makes 228 horsepower, and the 2020 Honda CR-V base engine makes 190 horsepower. The X1 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 531 miles. The CR-V is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 476 miles.This gives the 2020 Honda CR-V the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 BMW X1 the advantage in maximum range. The X1 uses premium unleaded, and the CR-V uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2020 Honda CR-V, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2020 BMW X1, a crossover/subcompact SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2020 BMW X1 and the 2020 Honda CR-V have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.