What are the differences between the Honda CR-V and HR-V?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Honda CR-V, Honda HR-V on Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 10:14 am

2016 Honda CR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V

When Honda introduced its newest crossover, many drivers were asking “what are the differences between the Honda CR-V and HR-V?” When compared, the 2016 Honda CR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V shows differences in interior space, fuel economy, power and price. While both crossovers deliver strength and efficiency, versatility and connectivity, there are subtleties between the vehicles that drivers might be more interested in based on their needs and preferences.

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2016 Honda CR-V price, engine specs, fuel economy and interior features

The 2016 Honda CR-V is the master of bringing both power and efficiency to the road. The vehicle is able to generate up to 185 horsepower under the hood while also being able to earn an [1] Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-estimated 33 mpg highway fuel economy. Also available with Real Time All-Wheel Drive, the CR-V can intuitively shift power between its wheels to provide optimal grip in slick driving conditions. Inside the crossover’s cabin is space to fit up to five passengers comfortably, as they have 104.1 cubic feet of space to use at their leisure. When drivers need the rear area for cargo, they can fold down the seats to reveal up to 70.9 cubic feet of space. Also inside the CR-V is the available HondaLink system with a 7-inch touchscreen drivers can use to do everything from stream music to make a dinner reservation. With a starting price of [2] $23,745 MSRP, the CR-V has a great deal of value to offer its travelers.

2016 Honda CR-V all-wheel drive
2016 Honda CR-V driver cabin
2016 Honda CR-V passenger space
2016 Honda CR-V rear tailgate
Specs 2016 Honda CR-V 2016 Honda HR-V
AWD
MPG [1] 33 [3] 35
MSRP [2] $23,745 [4] $19,215
HondaLink 7-in. touchscreen
Horsepower 185 141
Cargo space 70.9 cu. ft. 58.8 cu. ft.
Passenger room 104.1 cu. ft. 100.1 cu. ft.
Passenger capacity 5 5

[1] 26 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg rating for 2WD models. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[2] MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
[3] 25 city/34 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 28 city/35 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 2WD CVT models. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD CVT models. Based on 2016 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.
[4] MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.

2016 Honda HR-V price, engine specs, fuel economy and interior features

The newest crossover in the Honda lineup is the 2016 Honda HR-V, which takes after its cousin by offering everything from efficiency to interior versatility. Generating 141 horsepower under the hood, the HR-V offers an energetic performance accompanied by an [3] EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway fuel economy. Also available with the Real Time All-Wheel-Drive system, the HR-V can intelligently adjust its performance to provide the appropriate amount of traction in slippery or uneven driving conditions. One of the most publicized aspects of the HR-V’s performance is its interior space. Also able to transport up to five passengers, the HR-V shares up to 100.1 cubic feet of space with its travelers. Drivers have even more flexibility with the HR-V’s interior as it offers three distinct seating configurations. Tall, Long and Utility Modes offer their own amounts of space to accommodate any combination of passengers and cargo as drivers need. Technology like the available HondaLink 7-inch touchscreen can be found in the HR-V’s cabin. Starting at just [4] $19,215 MSRP, the HR-V and its performance capabilities are a steal.

2016 Honda HR-V tailgate
2016 Honda HR-V passenger space
2016 Honda HR-V driver cabin technology
2016 Honda HR-V cargo space

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For a more in-depth comparison, drivers can schedule a test drive with both the 2016 Honda CR-V and HR-V here at Howdy Honda. We can assist drivers in making an appointment both online and at the dealership. Contact us today for more information.

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