What’s the Difference Between a Honda CR-V and HR-V?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda CR-V, Honda HR-V, New Vehicles on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 6:23 pm
2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Honda HR-V

The terminology for vehicle names can sometimes be confusing. While car shoppers can know that any new Honda delivers quality engineering and reliable technology, sometimes it can be a challenge to tell the difference between vehicles when their designations are similar. To help car shoppers clear up some confusion, we have this 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Honda HR-V comparison post. We are going to look at these two high-quality Honda crossover SUVs to help vehicle shoppers know which is best for them.

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2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Honda HR-V

Both the 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Honda HR-V are in the compact crossover class, and both bring valuable seating and options to the table. Both hold five passengers and are available with all-wheel drive. The 2017 Honda CR-V offers more cargo space and horsepower, but the 2017 Honda HR-V is available at a lower price point. Depending on your budget and transportation needs, either of these vehicles could serve well on the daily commute or longer adventures.

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Powertrain

The base engine in the 2017 CR-V is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder rated for 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. This crossover is also available with a more powerful engine option on upper trims. The only engine available on the 2017 Honda HR-V is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that offers 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque, which means the 2017 CR-V offers top performance in this comparison.

Cargo Space

Both of these crossovers are considered compact, but the 2017 CR-V offers more room for cargo, both behind the rear seats, and when the seats are folded down. The 2017 HR-V offers a generous 24.3 cubic feet behind the rear seats, or a total of 58.8 cubic feet with those seats folded. The 2017 CR-V tops out at a 39.2 cubic feet generally, or a maximum cargo space of 75.8 cubic feet. Either way, that is plenty of room for luggage.

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For more information on either of these vehicles, or to take a test drive, contact a member of the Battison Honda sales team today.

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