Comparison: 2019 Honda HR-V vs 2019 Toyota C-HR


If you are in the market for a sporty crossover vehicle, you'll want to read the below comparison of the 2019 Honda HR-V against the 2019 Toyota C-HR. Both cars have strong fuel economy, offer multiple useful technology features, and are from reliable automakers. Visit Friendly Honda in upstate New York for a test drive, and you will see why the 2019 Honda HR-V has won the 2019 U.S. News Best Subcompact SUV for the Money and U.S. News Best SUV Brand for 2019* awards.

2019 Honda HR-V
The new 2019 Honda HR-V is offered in five trims and include LX, EX, EX-L and the new Sport and Touring models. Each trim is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC® engine paired with a continuously variable transmission which generates 141-hp and 127 lb.-ft. of torque. To aid with uneven terrain or get through severe weather conditions, an all-wheel drivetrain is available on each model and comes standard on the Touring trim. The standard two-wheel drivetrain achieves an EPA-estimated of 34 mpg highway and 28 mpg city while the all-wheel drivetrain gets an estimated 31 mpg highway and 26 mpg city**.

2019 Toyota C-HR
The 2019 Toyota C-HR comes in LE, XLE and Limited trims which are equipped with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder with a continuously variable transmission with shift mode that produces 144-hp and 139 lb.-ft. of torque. The estimated fuel economy for the front-wheel-drive C-HR is 31 mpg highway and 27 mpg city.

Convenience and Technology
2019 Honda HR-V
Leather-trimmed, heated front seats with 8-way power adjustment driver’s seat are available while the 60/40 split 2nd-row Magic Seat® comes standard. When packing for a weekend retreat or just loading groceries, the HR-V offers up to 58.8 cu ft of cargo space. Available is a 7-inch display audio touch-screen that integrates with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ to assist you in making calls, playing music, and sending and receiving messages. The optional Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ features 3D renderings of buildings, integrates with Honda Digital Traffic, and has voice recognition. The HondaLink® app that lets you view fuel range, schedule service appointments, and save your parking location is available.

2019 Toyota C-HR
Leather-trimmed and heated front seats, auto-folding, heated outside mirrors, and a sport-inspired driver’s seat are optional. When it’s time for a weekend getaway, the 2019 C-HR has cargo capacity up to 36.4 cu ft and includes a tall seating position and full windshield so that you can see your new destination clearly. Standard technology features include an 8-inch touch-screen display that integrates with Entune 3.0 audio and app suite and Apple CarPlay™.  Advanced voice recognition and music streaming via Bluetooth® and Siri® Eyes Free are included.

2019 Honda HR-V
The 2019 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2019 Honda HR-V a 5-Star Overall Safety rating***. Available is the Honda Sensing® suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies which includes road departure mitigation, lane keeping assist, a collision mitigation braking system, and adaptive cruise control. Honda LaneWatch™ and a multi-angle rearview camera with normal, top-down, and wide views are optional.

2019 Toyota C-HR
The 2019 Toyota C-HR received the NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating. Toyota Safety Sense™ includes lane departure warning, pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control. Blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert are optional.

2019 Honda HR-V
Starting at $20,520 MSRP****

2019 Toyota C-HR
Starting at $20,945 MSRP

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**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 pack age/condition and other factors.

*** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).

****Prices shown are Honda suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.
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