Honda HR-V vs CR-V
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
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
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?
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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