2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Honda HR-V

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


1.5L I4 1.8L I4


190hp 141hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

26/32 * 28/34 *



2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Honda HR-V

Serving Hagerstown, MD

Despite the increasing number of competitors in its class, the Honda CR-V is still one of the most sought-after SUVs. The CR-V has historically stood out as a safe, reliable, and practical vehicle that consistently appealed to consumers. Now, with even more amenities, it’s safe to say the CR-V is in no danger of losing its lead. However, there is another good SUV to consider from Honda – the HR-V. While the CR-V is a compact SUV, the HR-V is a subcompact SUV. If you want a slightly smaller vehicle, the HR-V is worth a look. The HR-V is just as sporty, agile, and tech-savvy as the CR-V. It gets unique styling in 2019 that makes its exterior even more rugged. Inside, it has plenty of creature comforts and conveniences.


The 2019 Honda CR-V comes with two engines. The first, which is standard on the base model (called the LX) is a four-cylinder engine that puts out up to 184 HP at 6,400 RPM. The second engine, which is standard on the remaining three trim levels, is a turbocharged four-cylinder. This engine has a top horsepower of 190 at 5,600 RPM. Two-wheel drive is the standard drivetrain for all trim levels. An advanced all-wheel-drive system with real-time road condition monitoring is available for all trims. The Honda HR-V has one engine available for all five trims. This engine is a four-cylinder with a maximum power output of 141 HP at 6,500 RPM. Like the CR-V it comes with an automatic transmission and paddle shifters. Each trim comes standard with two-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive.


When it comes to style and looks, both the 2019 CR-V and HR-V win points for being stylish and sport. The CR-V comes with dual-speed intermittent windshield wipers and an active shutter grille. Projector-style halogen headlights are also standard. Fog lights, a one-touch moonroof, and a rear privacy glass are standard exterior features on all but the base model. LED lights and roof rails are standard on the highest trim, which is the Touring. The HR-V also comes with dual-speed intermittent windshield wipers and projector-style halogen beams. It also has LED brake lights. In this vehicle, roof rails and fog lights come standard on all but the base trim.


The base model of the CR-V comes standard with a five-inch LCD screen. The other trims get a customizable seven-inch infotainment screen. Both versions have hands-free Bluetooth and Pandora. On the three highest trims, the infotainment system also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. A six-speaker or eight-speaker audio is standard depending on the trim. USB charging ports, 12V power outlets, and multi-way adjustable front seats are other highlights. Heated seats and leather seats come on select trims. The HR-V also has a five-inch infotainment screen on the base model and a seven-inch screen on the rest. The base model has four speakers and the rest have six. Heated front seats are standard starting with the EX, and leather seats are standard beginning with the EX-L. Both SUVs come with a generous package of Honda’s innovative safety features.

If you’re searching for a standout compact SUV, the 2019 Honda CR-V will satisfy your needs. Similarly, the HR-V is a great choice for an adventure-ready and durable subcompact SUV. If you’d like to try one or both, don’t hesitate to reach out. Contact us by phone, online, or stop in to learn more and set up a test drive.

* 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.