Navy Blue Honda CR-V

2019 Honda CR-V

Black 2019 Honda HR-V

2019 Honda HR-V

2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Honda HR-V

2.4L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

1.8L 4-cylinder
Continuously Variable Transmission (standard)


Manual (standard) or Continuously Variable Transmission (available)
184 hp

Maximum Horsepower Base Engine

141 hp
26 city*

Maximum MPG City LX trim with CVT

28 city*
32 highway*

Maximum MPG Highway LX trim with CVT

34 highway*
75.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

58.8 cubic feet

Honda Sensing®


The 2019 CR-V vs. 2019 Honda HR-V side-by-side competition creates a conundrum: how does one choose between two versatile and fuel-efficient SUVs? Thankfully, the experts at Dover Honda have created the CR-V or HR-V comparison below, which should help Dover drivers determine which vehicle is right for their needs. Both crossover Honda SUVs may have advanced safety features and high-tech cabin, but ultimately, only one is your future road-trip vessel.

CR-V or HR-V: Starting MSRP

If budget is a top concern of yours, both the new HR-V and new CR-V ease the strain of buying a new vehicle by offering the spaciousness and modern features Portsmouth drivers want in a crossover at an accessible price:2019 Honda HR-V LX 2WD: Starting MSRP of $20,620*2019 Honda CR-V LX 2WD: Starting MSRP of $24,450*

CR-V or HR-V: Performance

Both Honda models provide performance worthy of showing off on Rochester streets. The CR-V is built with a 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC® that exports 184 hp, and the HR-V has a 1.8L4-cylinder that gives off 141 hp. Yes, the HR-V has less power, but it also gains better fuel efficiency compared to the CR-V. The Honda HR-V LX gets 28 city/34 highway mpg* when paired with a CVT transmission. Meanwhile, the 2019 Honda CR-V LX earns up to 26 city/32 highway mpg* with a CVT. Also, both SUVs include the following optional features to enhance your commute:

  • Real-Time AWD with Intelligent Control System
  • Eco Assist System
  • Active Noise Cancellation

CR-V or HR-V: Interior & Space

Both the HR-V and CR-V offer enough cargo space to make Somersworth families happy, but one of these vehicles has a noticeable lead. The CR-V has 75.8 cubic feet of cargo space over the 58.8 cubic feet of the HR-V. With that said, both models have some similar interior features that’ll enhance your Dover drives:

  • HondaLink®
  • Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
  • Speed-sensitive volume compensation
  • Pandora® compatibility
  • Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration


The Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assist and safety features has catapulted Honda into the future when it comes to keeping your family secure. And yes, it’s available at many of the Honda CR-V and HR-V trim levels. Some of this tech includes:

  • Multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines
  • Available Honda LaneWatch™
  • Available Honda Sensing®

Find Your Honda at Dover Honda!

Honda CR-V or HR-V? The choice ultimately comes down to your everyday needs and priorities. If you’re still on the fence, compare the Honda HR-V vs. CR-V in person at Dover Honda. You can also continue your Honda crossover research by diving into the nitty gritty of the HR-V SUV’s interior features, reading more about the CR-V trim levels, or comparing the Honda CR-V to the Mazda CX-5.

* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,095.00 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 how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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