What Are the Differences Between the Honda HR-V and the CR-V?
Crossovers like Honda HR-V and CR-V are popular in the market due to their practicality. The HR-V is priced $20,620, while the CR-V costs around $25,050. If you wonder what the reason for the price difference between the two is, we have the answer for you. Here we have listed the differences between the Honda HR-V and CR-V.
The 2019 Honda HR-V is offered in five trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L and Touring. The 2019 Honda CR-V, on the other hand, is offered in four trims: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring.
Power and Performance
All models of 2019 HR-V are powered by a 1.8-liter four-c engine making 141 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine has a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that helps deliver good fuel economy, getting 26 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway.
The Honda CR-V comes with a more powerful engine. The 190-horsepower, 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine is standard across all trim levels. The turbocharged engine paired with a CVT delivers good fuel economy (28 MPG city/34 MPG highway).
The interior of the HR-V gives you comfort without sacrificing style. The driver’s seat comes with a six-way power adjustment for a relaxed position while driving. The passengers also enjoy several comfort and convenience features like dual-zone climate control, available leather-trimmed seating surfaces, smartphone integration, and a 160-watt audio system that fills the cabin with warm bright acoustics and many more features.
The CR-V is also luxurious from the inside. Standard features encompass dual-zone automatic climate control with air filtration, a standard 160-watt AM/FM audio system with MP3/Windows Media Audio playback capability and four speakers, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a seven-inch display and many more comfort and convenience features.
Passenger and Cargo Space
The total passenger volume offered in HR-V is 100.1 cubic feet while the CR-V base model offers a slightly larger passenger volume equivalent of 105.9 cubic feet. There are only minor differences in the legroom, shoulder room and headroom offered in HR-V and CR-V. Since the CR-V is slightly larger in dimension, the cabin space is slightly larger.
The HR-V offers good cargo space which stands at 24.3 cubic feet with the rear seats up and 58.8 cubic feet with rear seats down. On the other hand, the CR-V offers a larger cargo space. With rear seats up, you get 39.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats up and 75.8 cubic feet with the seats down.
The Honda HR-V comes equipped with Honda Sensing Technologies that makes driving safer in many ways. It comes with advanced safety technologies like Forward Collision Warning system, Lane Departure warning system and many more safety technologies. The Honda Sensing Technologies are available as standard on all Honda HR-V models
All Honda CR-V models except the 2WD model get the Honda Sensing Technologies as standard.
Now that you know the differences, you are in a better position to decide which crossover meets your requirements.