|2020 Honda HR-V||2020 Honda CR-V|
|1.8L I-4||1.5L Turbo I-4|
|28/34 *||28/34 *|
If you're looking for a versatile, compliant, and powerful SUV, the Honda HR-V and the Honda CR-V are both terrific choices. Both are great vehicles, but one may be better for you depending on what you're looking for in a car. The 2020 Honda CR-V is larger than the Honda HR-V. The CR-V offers an available hybrid powertrain for the first time in 2020. It gets some notable new features, including a turbocharged 1.5 gasoline engine that's now standard. There are more standard driver-assist safety tools on the CR-V as well. Some exterior styling differences distinguish the 2020 CR-V from the 2019 model year. The 2020 Honda HR-V, on the other hand, doesn't get many changes from 2019. It still carries over with a spacious and versatile cargo area, exceptional outward visibility, and impressive fuel economy.
One consideration to keep in mind with the 2020 Honda HR-V and the CR-V is that they have slightly different performance characteristics. The Honda HR-V is powered by one engine for all five HR-V trims. The engine under the Honda HR-V's hood is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine has a peak power output of 141 horsepower. Its maximum torque capacity is 127 lb-ft. An automatic transmission is standard. The Honda CR-V comes equipped with one engine for all trims too, which is a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine This engine's power output is 190 horsepower and approximately 180 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive is available for both models.
Both the HR-V and the CR-V have a sporty and stylish exterior. The HR-V comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels. It also has chrome touches across the exterior for an upscale appearance. Additional available exterior features including a power-operated moonroof, which comes standard on the EX and up, and LED headlights, which come standard on the top Touring trim. The CR-V also has chrome accents for a presentable finish. A power-operated moonroof is included on the EX and up, and again, LED headlights come standard on the top Touring trim. Optional features on both Hondas include a power liftgate, roof rails, and a roof-mounted spoiler.
The interiors of the HR-V and CR-V are well-appointed. At a minimum, you'll get Bluetooth and an LCD display with the base HR-V. Satellite-linked navigation, leather seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel are also available on the higher trims. The 2020 CR-V includes a five-inch display, automatic climate control, and the Honda Sensing® package of driver-assist safety amenities. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a larger 7-inch touchscreen infotainment display are added to both models once you upgrade from the base trim.
To learn more about the 2020 Honda HR-V, the 2020 Honda CR-V, and to see how they compare, contact our friendly dealership today.
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* 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2020 Honda HR-V 2WD trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L & Touring trims. Based on 2020 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.
28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2020 Honda CR-V 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 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.