Crossover Comparison: 2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Honda HR-V
We often get questions wondering what the difference between the Honda CR-V and HR-V lines are. Well, let’s take a look.
Here are some of the major differences between the 2020 Honda CR-V line and the 2020 Honda HR-V line.
The Big Differences
- Cargo space
- Starting MSRP
- Engine horsepower
- Hybrid drivetrain
Two differences you’re likely to notice from the outset are size and sticker price. The base model 2020 Honda CR-V LX FWD starts at $25,150*, while the 2020 Honda HR-V LX FWD starts at $20,920*. You’ll also notice that the 2020 Honda CR-V is bigger than the 2020 Honda HR-V. The difference in interior space is mainly represented by cargo volume. Non-hybrid 2020 Honda CR-V models have 39.2 cu-ft with the rear seats up and 75.8 cu-ft with the rear seats down. 2020 Honda HR-V 2WD models have 24.3 cu-ft and 58.8 cu-ft measurements. AWD variants have 23.2 cu-ft and 57.6 cu-ft measurements. Engine performance is also different. The 2020 Honda CR-V has a 190-horse 1.5-liter turbo four and the 2020 Honda HR-V has a 141-hosrepower 1.8-liter four-cylinder. Similarly, the 2020 Honda CR-V is available as a hybrid. The 2020 Honda HR-V is not.
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1120 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors.
Which Should I Get?
Both vehicles have many of the same features, such as available Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, the available Honda Sensing™ technologies safety and driver assistive suite, and FWD and AWD variants. For most customers, the choice is likely to come down to price and/or cargo space. If you don’t need that much space or want to spend as little as possible, then the 2020 Honda HR-V might be an ideal solution. If you do need the space or have a bigger budget, then the 2020 Honda CR-V may be the option you go for. If you want a hybrid, though, the the 2020 Honda CR-V is the only choice.