Honda CR-V vs. Honda HR-V

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Honda HR-V


23.2 to 24.3 ft³

Standard Cargo Space

37.6 to 39.2 ft³
55.9 to 58.8 ft³ with seat area

Maximum Cargo Space

75.8 ft³ with seat area
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Honda leads the industry with its popular CR-V and compact HR-V. Both vehicles are equipped with the latest technology and safety features, and they look great too! If you’re looking for one of these vehicles in the Morgan Hill area, come visit San Jose to check out our new CR-V and HR-V inventory.


Both the CR-V and HR-V have the excellent fuel economy you’ve come to expect from Honda. Due to the aerodynamic styling of the CR-V, it is one of the most fuel efficient SUVs in its class, boasting 28 MPG* in the city and 34 MPG* on the highway. Providing the power is a 1.5 inline 4-cylinder engine, providing around 190 hp. The CR-V comes standard with FWD, however, all trims have a 4WD option.

The HR-V is equally as impressive with its fuel economy, as it also has 28 MPG* on the highway and 34 MPG* in the city. Providing the power in the HR-V is a 1.8L 138 horsepower inline 4-cylinder engine. If you are traveling down the tight streets of Morgan Hill, the HR-V is a great choice.

Driver Assist

When comparing the Honda HR-V vs. CR-V, they both have driver assist technologies called Honda Sensing. However, it’s standard on the CR-V, and can be added as an option on the HR-V These include safety features in the CR-V include:

  • Traction control
  • Collision avoidance
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane keep assist
  • Front, side and side curtain airbags

These features are available in the HR-V:

  • Traction and stability control
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Front, side, and side curtain airbags

In the HR-V, these features are only available if you opt for the EX trim or above.

Honda HR-V vs. CR-V: Technology

When comparing the Honda HR-V vs. CR-V, you will see they’re both packed with the latest technology features. For the base trim HR-V, you will see these features standard:

  • Hands Free capability
  • 5-inch infotainment screen
  • 4-speaker audio system

If you choose the sport trim, you’ll have the option for a 7-inch infotainment screen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and navigation if you opt for the touring trim.

The base model CR-V receives the same features such as the 5-inch touchscreen. If you want additional features, you’d have to upgrade to a higher trim level, and would include features like:

  • 7-inch infotainment screen
  • Navigation
  • Six-speaker audio system.

Honda HR-V vs. CR-V: Design

When comparing the Honda HR-V vs. CR-V, they both have modern design elements that are both sleek and functional. Since its debut in 2016, the HR-V has a sleek and stylish design that contributes to its class-leading fuel economy. The HR-V is designed with the driver in mind, as the buttons and infotainment screen are designed for easy access by the driver.

Although the CR-V has been around for decades, it has undergone a redesign for the 2020 model year, and looks sleek and modern from every angle. It’s roomy and tech filled interior makes for a comfortable and stress-free environment for road trips or short drives around Morgan Hill.

Learn More About the Honda HR-V and CR-V

Now that you know more about the various features and benefits of both the HR-V and CR-V, come visit San Jose in Morgan Hill for a test drive. Check out our new vehicle inventory and stop by our finance department to get the purchasing process started. You can even browse our used vehicle inventory to shop for a used Honda CR-V or used Honda HR-V at a great price!


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