Honda CR-V vs Honda HR-V
Abington, Willow Grove, and Glenside drivers are eager to hear more about two Honda crossover SUVs! The 2019 Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V are sleek and versatile vehicles. Whether you’re navigating those narrow city streets or barreling down the highway, these rides can adapt to anything.
Which one is best for your daily drive? In this car comparison, our team at Honda of Abington can help you answer that for yourself. Sit back and enjoy the ride as we take you through the specs and features!
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CR-V vs HR-V: What’s in a Name?
Quite a lot, actually! The “Comfortable Runabout Vehicle” and the “Hi-rider Revolutionary Vehicle,” more commonly known as the 2019 CR-V and HR-V, occupy two different segments. The former is a compact SUV and the latter is an even smaller subcompact SUV.
There’s a difference in cabin size, obviously. Both vehicles seat five people and can accommodate adults in their back seats. The CR-V can seat three kids or adults across with 49.5 inches of hiproom. The HR-V is suitable for three kids or two adults in the back seat, with 47.4 inches of hiproom.
Space for cargo presents the most noticeable difference between the two SUVs. The CR-V is appropriate for adventures that demand more gear, while the HR-V is ideal for less intensive excursions:
Cargo Space Behind First Row
75.8 cubic feet
58.8 cubic feet
Cargo Space Behind Second Row
39.2 cubic feet
24.3 cubic feet
All-Star Performance Specifications
The Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V are excellent all-around performers, weighing efficiency and handling above all else.
In the CR-V, an available turbo 4-cylinder engine (190 horsepower) delivers an EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG for 2WD EX, EXL, & Touring trims.1 You’ll see those same figures from the only powerplant in the HR-V, a 141 horsepower 4-cylinder. Take your adventures farther with fewer stops to refuel.
The turbo engine in the CR-V makes for a somewhat peppier drive, though this SUV leans more toward comfort than sport and agility. The HR-V, meanwhile, has sharp, well-weighted steering that makes for more engaging handling. It’s the perfect city SUV for crowded streets and sharp corners!
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Safety: Honda Sensing® Is Standard
When it comes to safety, the 2019 CR-V and HR-V really knock it out of the park. These vehicles are well equipped to help protect you in the event of an accident.
Of course, you ideally want to prevent accidents in the first place. That’s where Honda Sensing® comes in. This suite of advanced driver assistance is available on both models. It includes the following features:
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™
- Lane Keeping Assist System
- Road Departure Mitigation System
Cruise at a preset distance from the car ahead, get alerts when a front-end collision is imminent, and be forewarned if you start drifting from your lane. These Honda SUVs can do it all!
Should I Choose the Honda CR-V or Honda HR-V?
Similar in many ways, the 2019 Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V have key differences, nonetheless. The HR-V makes for excellent one-on-one adventures, while the CR-V is perfect for a growing family. To choose between these two crossover SUVs, you may want to schedule a test drive.
Do it right here at Honda of Abington . We’ll get you behind the wheel for some firsthand experience! Learn which utility vehicle can better handle your Glenside, Willow Grove, or Abington drive just the way you like it.
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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.