2019 Honda HR-V vs 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

2019 Honda HR-V exterior front fascia and driver side in woods vs 2019 Subaru Crosstrek exterior front fascia and driver side on road with trees and grass

Looking for a small SUV? You might have heard about both the 2019 Honda HR-V and the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. That’s why we are going to compare both of these models. This way, you can hopefully narrow down your list of models to look at. For this comparison we are going to look at the base trims of both models. That means you’ll see the specs and features of the 2019 Honda HR-V LX and the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i.

To start off with, you’ll have a lower Starting MSRP* on the 2019 Honda HR-V than you will in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. That gives you a bit more wiggle room to get some features that might be optional, or even for you to go up to the next trim for features like a Sunroof, which isn’t available on the LX trim, but is on others. Let’s take a closer look at the power and fuel efficiency** of these models.

2019 Honda HR-V LX


2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i

$20,520 Starting MSRP* $21,895
Available on other trims Sunroof n/a
141 hp & 127 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 152 hp & 145 lb.-ft.
28 mpg / 34 mpg Fuel Efficiency** (city/hwy) 23 mpg / 29 mpg
CVT Transmission 6-speed manual

Advantages of the 2019 Honda HR-V

As you can see in the table above, you’ll actually have more horsepower and torque in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek than you will in the 2019 Honda HR-V. However, this impacts the fuel efficiency** of both models, along with the transmission. The 2019 HR-V LX has a CVT transmission. This, plus the slightly less powerful engine contribute a bit to the fact that you’ll be able to go father in your HR-V** than you would in the Crosstrek. The Honda HR-V LX has an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, which is pretty admirable for an SUV, even a smaller one.

The best way to decide if you like a certain model is to come on over to Battison Honda and take it for a test drive! Thankfully, you don’t have a long drive, because we are located right here in Oklahoma City! Contact us today to set up a test drive or just pop on over where we are located at 8700 NW Expressway.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1045.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 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.

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