Honda CR-V vs. Honda HR-V Comparison

2017 Honda CR-V 2WD LX
2017 Honda HR-V LX 2WD Automatic
Fuel Economy MPG** 26 city/32 highway 28 city/34 highway
Combined Fuel Economy** 28 MPG 31 MPG
Engine 2.4 Liter 1.8 Liter
Horsepower (RPM) 184 HP (6400 RPM) 141 HP (6500 RPM)
Torque (RPM) 180 (3900) 127 (4300)
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 75.8 cu. ft. 58.8 cu. ft.
Tow Capacity (Maximum, lbs.) 1500 lbs. Not Recommended
All-Wheel Drive Options Available? Yes Yes
Starting MSRP*** $24,045 $19,570

Looking for a new crossover SUV but can't decide between the Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V? Check out our Honda CR-V vs. Honda HR-V comparison guide.

Over the past few years, SUV crossovers have gained in popularity for families, commuters, and adventurers alike. For Honda fans looking for a reliable, safe, and stylish crossover SUV, it's difficult to overlook the Honda CR-V and the Honda HR-V. If a compact SUV packed with value and features is what you want, the Honda CR-V or Honda HR-V could be the car for you. Although these two crossovers often get lumped together, they are two distinct models with unique characteristics. Take a look through our guide comparing the Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V, and then visit Bommarito Honda in Hazelwood, Missouri to test drive either of these compact SUVs today!

How do the Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V compare to one another? The recently refreshed Honda CR-V, designed from the Honda Civic platform, is slightly larger than the Honda HR-V, which uses the Honda Fit platform. Body size is not the only difference between the Honda CR-V and the Honda HR-V. With its larger body, the Honda CR-V also offers more cargo space and its larger engine translates into more horsepower, torque, and towing capacity than the Honda HR-V. However, the slightly more fuel efficient Honda HR-V does fall at a lower price point than the Honda CR-V, making it an affordable crossover option for St. Louis, MO area drivers.

When it comes to deciding between the Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V, there are many features to consider, including price tag, vehicle size, power needs, and style preferences. However, ultimately, nothing can replace the test drive factor. Come by Bommarito Honda, conveniently located near Hazelwood, St. Louis, St. Charles, and Florissant, MO to experience the differences between the Honda CR-V and Honda HR-V for yourself!


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