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2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Honda HR-V

Driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Honda CR-V on the left "vs" a front exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda HR-V on the right

When looking at two similar vehicles such as the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Honda HR-V the decision ultimately comes down to the exterior styling, the interior cargo & passenger space, and the performance under the hood. Both the CR-V and HR-V offer an athletic and aerodynamic exterior appeal with long flowing body lines but then they start to differentiate themselves once you compare their interior space and standard drivetrains under the hood. Take a look at our comprehensive comparison of the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Honda HR-V below and find out which one fits your personal needs best.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Honda CR-V

Versus

2018 Honda HR-V

2.4L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 1.8L In-Line 4-Cylinder
184 HP/ 180 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 141 HP/ 127 LB-FT
Continuously Variable w/ Sport Mode Standard Transmission 6-Speed Manual Transmission
26 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 25 MPG City/ 33 MPG HWY
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

The 2018 HR-V does not offer an upgrade to its standard engine but does offer the Continuously Variable Transmission as an upgrade which increases its fuel efficiency estimates to 28 MPG City*/ 34 MPG HWY*. The 2018 Honda CR-V has the option of being equipped with a 1.5L Turbocharged In-Line 4-Cylinder engine that cranks out 190 HP & 179 LB-FT Torque while maintaining EPA averages of 28 MPG City*/ 34 MPG HWY*. Both the 2018 CR-V and 2018 HR-V offer All-Wheel Drive across all trim levels for confidence driving through uncertain road and weather conditions.


Interior Space

2018 Honda CR-V

Versus

2018 Honda HR-V

5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
105.9 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 10.1 Cubic Feet
3.2 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Volume 23.2 Cubic Feet
75.8 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Volume 57.6 Cubic Feet

Overall, the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Honda HR-V are quite similar but the CR-V is the larger and more powerful model. If you still can’t decide between the Honda CR-V and HR-V you can come down to Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC today and take both the 2018 CR-V and HR-V for a test drive to determine which is better for you.