Crossovers are all the rage nowadays. However, there are just two small SUVs that are already generating a fantastic deal of attention: The 20-19 Honda HR V and Toyota’s C-HR vs. HR-V. Both are incredibly beautiful compact SUVs, helping to make it interesting to see how they build up in a side by side contrast. If you are trying to find a fantastic SUV hatchback or new small cross over at Arizona, read through this HR-V vs. CHR comparison to see which one makes more sense for you.
HR-V vs. CHR: Interior Space
In most things, the 2019 Honda HR-V and Toyota C-HR can be alike, yet all that varies when it comes to inner space. Both vehicles have a rear track width of 60.6 inches, but that’s the only real similarity.
The 20-19 Honda HR-V’s interior is 63.2 inches wide, and the vehicle provides 100.1 cu.-ft. The shoulder space in the next row is beastly at 54.5 inches, as is second-row leg room (39.3 inches).
The shoulder space from the 2nd seats is only 52.5 inches, and the sum of leg room in the second row sits at 31.7 inches.
Yep, the Honda HRV is a much more spacious little go-getter.
HR-V vs. C HR: Engine & Fuel Economy
The Honda HRV’s 1.8L inline-4 engine isn’t wimpy; it makes 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. Honda engineers spent a good deal of time working to the i-VTEC in a bid to upgrade engine rendering from previous models, while simultaneously improving overall productivity. The new HRV’s engine might not be as large as the Toyota’s, but it also has plenty of pick-up-and-go for city driving, in addition to the ability needed for traversing
One reason the Honda team opted for its bigger, slightly less powerful 1.8L was to boost the 2019 Honda HRV’s fuel consumption — and, boy, can make a big difference. The Honda SUV has 28 mpg in city driving and 34 mpg on the highway.