Honda HR-V vs CR-V

2018 Honda HR-V Inventory

Honda is known for its incredibly versatile crossovers, including the HR-V and the CR-V. These two models sport impressive combinations of commanding performance, expansive interior space, and top-notch safety features.

So, how will crossover shoppers in the areas of Slidell, Picayune, and St. Tammany Parish choose between them? That’s what we at Honda of Slidell hope to help you do with this detailed comparison. Read ahead to see which of these crossovers is the best fit for your needs and contact us with any questions.

HR-V vs CR-V: Performance Specifications

Leading the way in the Honda HR-V is a 1.8L i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine that makes a respectable 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. On top of this power, the HR-V’s powertrain pumps out an impressive EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG.1

2018 Honda HR-V Performance Specs

The Honda CR-V, on the other hand, offers two different engines, starting with its standard 2.4L i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine and an available 190-horsepower turbocharged 1.5L engine. No matter which powertrain option you go with, you’ll enjoy the same great fuel economy as the HR-V.

Both the HR-V and the CR-V come standardly equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode, which helps boost fuel economy while maximizing power. You can also opt for a Real-Time All-Wheel Drive with Intelligent Control System™ in either vehicle.

HR-V vs CR-V: Spacious Interior Dimensions

Honda HR-V

Honda CR-V

Total Passenger Volume

100.1 cubic feet

105.9 cubic feet

Front / Rear Headroom

39.5 inches / 38.3 inches

40.1 inches / 39.2 inches

Front / Rear Hip Room

53.1 inches / 47.4 inches

55.1 inches / 49.5 inches

Front / Rear Legroom

41.2 inches / 39.3 inches

41.3 inches / 40.4 inches

Front / Rear Shoulder Room

56.8 inches / 54.5 inches

57.9 inches / 55.6 inches

Standard Cargo Room

24.3 cubic feet

39.2 cubic feet

Total Cargo Room

58.8 cubic feet

75.8 cubic feet

As you can see, the CR-V offers a bit more interior space. However, you’ll still have plenty of wiggle room for all five passengers in either vehicle.

HR-V vs CR-V: Advanced Safety Features

As Honda vehicles, the HR-V and the CR-V are packed with advanced active safety features, starting with the available Honda Sensing® system. This system bundles several highly sought-after advanced safety features that act like a helpful co-pilot. With this bundle, you’ll be able to count on…

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System

Both models also offer extra safety features. In the HR-V, you’ll have Honda LaneWatch, which keeps tabs on the lane to the right of your vehicle. The CR-V, on the other hand, offers a Blind Spot Monitoring System with a Cross Traffic Monitor.

Honda HR-V vs CR-V: Which One?

2018 Honda HR-V Interior Safety

As the drivers of Slidell, Picayune, and St. Tammany Parish can see, whether you choose the Honda HR-V or the Honda CR-V, you’ll be behind the wheel of one incredible vehicle. The only way to know for sure which one of these crossovers is the perfect fit for you is to schedule a test drive at Honda of Slidell.

1 Based on 2019 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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