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2018 Honda HR-V vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson

Front exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda HR-V on the left "vs" Front exterior view of a gray 2018 Hyundai Tucson on the right

Deciding between two desirable crossover SUV’s like the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Hyundai Tucson can be difficult. Both of these vehicles deliver a sleek and sporty exterior appeal along with inviting interior comforts and amenities. But once you look past the paint and dive deep into the details of their standard specs and optional equipment can you start to see one stand above the other. Have a look at all the similarities and differences between the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Hyundai Tucson right here and you will have your decision made in no time.

2018 Honda HR-V


2018 Hyundai Tucson

1.8L In-Line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L In-Line 4-Cylinder
6-Speed Manual Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
25 MPG City/ 33 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 23 MPG City/ 30 MPG HWY
Available All-Wheel Drive Available
*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

Compare the 2018 HR-V & the 2018 Tucson

As you can see from the convenient chart above the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Hyundai Tucson have very comparable standard drivetrain specs. They both offer an efficient 4-Cylinder engine and optional All-Wheel Drive (AWD), but the 2018 Honda HR-V does deliver slightly better standard fuel economy. Both the 2018 Honda HR-V and 2018 Hyundai Tucson make upgrades to their standard drivetrains available. The Tucson offers a 1.6L Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine for increased power while the 2018 Honda HR-V makes a Continuously Variable Transmission available for increased fuel efficiency.

On the inside, the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Hyundai Tucson have spacious seating for five passengers, but the 2018 HR-V provide its passengers with more rear legroom than the 2018 Tucson does. The 2018 Honda HR-V and 2018 Hyundai Tucson also both have a standard 60/40 Split Fold-Down rear seat to help increase available cargo volume. A standard 5” Touchscreen Display can be found inside both the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Hyundai Tucson, but the HR-V’s comes loaded with Speed-Sensitive Volume Control so as the engine revs up the stereo volume increases automatically. With more standard features and better fuel economy, the 2018 Honda HR-V ekes past the 2018 Hyundai Tucson at the finish line. Come and take the 2018 Honda HR-V for a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC.

Front exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda HR-V

2018 Honda HR-V Rocky Mount NC

Small crossovers have become more and more popular as car shoppers are drawn to the versatility provided by these vehicles. The 2018 Honda HR-V in Rocky Mount NC appeals to car shoppers considering a subcompact crossover.

The 2018 HR-V will be offered in multiple trim levels. In addition to the trim levels, the crossover is available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The crossover body style of the HR-V allows the car to offer a maximum storage capacity of 58.8 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded down.

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