Differences Between the Honda HR-V, Honda CR-V, Honda Passport and Honda Pilot

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Honda CR-V, Honda HR-V, Honda Passport, Honda Pilot on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 2:57 pm
Silver 2019 Honda HR-V on a Coast Road, Red 2019 Honda CR-V on a Highway, Silver 2019 Honda Passport on a Rocky Trail and Blue 2019 Honda Pilot on Desert Highway

What Are the Differences Between 2019 Honda Crossovers and SUVs?

Are you looking for a comfortable, capable and family-friendly crossover or SUV? Have you fallen in love with the Honda brand? If you fall into this category, you may want to know – what are the differences between 2019 Honda crossovers and SUVs? Learn more about fan favorites like the all-new 2019 Honda Passport and the tried and true 2019 Honda CR-V at Howdy Honda with this in-depth breakdown.


READ MORE: Differences Between the 2019 Honda Passport and 2019 Honda CR-V


Price and Features 

Families who are interested in an affordable, family-friendly crossover will find that the 2019 Honda HR-V is the most affordable option in the Honda crossover lineup. With a price that starts at $20,520*, the Honda HR-V subcompact crossover will not break the bank. A step up to the Honda CR-V compact crossover will cost just $24,350* with a more spacious design. All-new 2019 Honda Passport entries will start at $31,990* while the eight-passenger 2019 Honda Pilot midsize SUV will start at $31,450*. 

Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assist technology are hallmarks of the Honda brand that improve safety for families on the go. The suite of Honda Sensing® driver-assist systems come standard for all Honda Passport and Honda Pilot trim levels. Families who opt for the Honda HR-V will enjoy Honda Sensing® technology when they select EX, EX-L and Touring trim levels. Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring trims come standard with Honda Sensing®. To keep families entertained, Honda-brand crossovers and SUVs will employ different variations of the Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system with access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Engine Options and Specs 

Power and performance are highlights of Honda crossovers and SUVs at Howdy Honda. Honda Pilot and Honda Passport share the same powertrain – a 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V-6 engine that makes 262 pound-feet of torque. Honda Passport entries come standard with a nine-speed automatic transmission that is standard for Honda Pilot Touring and Elite trim levels. Honda Pilot LX, EX and EX-L editions employ a six-speed automatic. When properly equipped, Honda Pilot and Honda Passport models will tow up to 5,000 pounds of cargo.  

To deliver a fun and fuel-efficient drive, the Honda HR-V employs a standard 141-horsepower 1.8-liter i-VTEC® four-cylinder engine that is paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission. Available Real Time AWD with an Intelligent Control System™ will upgrade performance in poor weather. Entry-level Honda CR-V LX trims employ a 184-horsepower 2.4-liter i-VTEC® four-cylinder engine paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission. An upgrade to Honda CR-V EX, EX-L and Touring grades will add a 190-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder married to a Continuously Variable Transmission.

Blue 2019 Honda HR-V on a City Street
Red 2019 Honda CR-V on a City Street
Silver 2019 Honda Passport at the Lake with a Kayak on the Roof
Black 2019 Honda Pilot at a Stadium

Passenger and Cargo Space Specs

Honda crossovers and SUVs provide an advantage over many sedan counterparts with additional cargo and passenger space that will upgrade your next family adventure. Whether you need room for five family members or eight, the Honda lineup has the answer. Take a closer look at Honda HR-V, Honda CR-V, Honda Pilot and Honda Passport cargo and passenger space specs listed below.

Honda HR-V 

  • Seating Capacity – 5 Passengers 
  • Passenger Volume – 100.1 Cubic Feet (LX and Sport Trims) 
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row – 24.3 Cubic Feet 
  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row – 58.8 Cubic Feet

Honda CR-V 

  • Seating Capacity – 5 Passengers 
  • Passenger Volume – 105.9 Cubic Feet (LX Trim) 
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row – 39.2 Cubic Feet 
  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row – 75.8 Cubic Feet

Honda Pilot 

  • Seating Capacity – 7 to 8 Passengers 
  • Passenger Volume – 152.9 Cubic Feet (LX and EX Trims) 
  • Cargo Space Behind 3rd Row – 16.5 Cubic Feet 
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row – 46.8 Cubic Feet 
  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row – 83.9 Cubic Feet

Honda Passport 

  • Seating Capacity – 5 Passengers 
  • Passenger Volume – 115.9 Cubic Feet (Sport Trim) 
  • Cargo Space Behind 2nd Row – 41.2 Cubic Feet 
  • Cargo Space Behind 1st Row – 77.9 Cubic Feet

READ MORE: What Are the 2019 Honda Passport Trim Levels and Prices?


Are you looking for a Honda crossover or SUV that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle and budget? Have you always wanted to know – what are the differences between 2019 Honda crossovers and SUVs? Take a closer look with this overview of Honda HR-V, Honda CR-V, Honda Passport and Honda Pilot models. Visit the Howdy Honda inventory today to find the right fit!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

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