2018 Honda HR-V vs 2018 Hyundai Kona

2018 Honda HR-V vs 2018 Hyundai Kona exterior of both crossovers

The 2018 Honda HR-V vs the 2018 Hyundai Kona looks at how the established Honda crossover compares to one of the newcomers in this competitive segment. Small crossovers like the HR-V and Kona have become more and more popular with drivers, leading to an impressive amount of competition in this segment.

The 2018 HR-V and the 2018 Konda each come with a standard four-cylinder engine. The 2018 Honda HR-V is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine producing 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings for the engine are estimated at up to 28 mpg city and 34 mpg highway.* The 2.0-liter engine powering the Hyundai Kona is rated at 28 mpg city and 32 mpg highway.

2018 Honda HR-V


2018 Hyundai Kona

1.8-liter four-cylinder Base Engine 2.0-liter four-cylinder
28 city/34 mpg hwy* Fuel Economy Ratings 28 city/32 hwy mpg
3 Trim Levels 5
58.8 cubic feet Max Storage Space 45.8 cubic feet

2018 Honda HR-V Trim Levels and Features

The 2018 Honda HR-V is offered in three total trim levels. Each trim level offers a different collection of features and technology systems. The crossover offers both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive systems.

Additional features offered on the 2018 HR-V include:

  • A rearview camera.
  • Keyless entry and ignition.
  • Automatic climate control.
  • Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity.
  • Honda LaneWatch.
  • Leather upholstery.
  • HD and satellite radio.

The crossover body style of the 2018 Honda HR-V allows for a versatile back storage area. With the rear seats folded down, the 2018 HR-V offers 58.8 cubic-feet of storage space.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.