Honda CR-V & HR-V Comparison

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Compare the Honda HR-V and the Honda CR-V in Bowie

At DARCARS Honda, two standout SUV options in our showroom, the Honda HR-V and the Honda CR-V are quite popular. That's because they deliver a quality ride those in Bowie and the surrounding area can count on. We often get asked what the differences are between these two options, and that's why we offer you the details so you can make an informed choice on your next purchase of a new Honda.

Size and Space

Both the Honda HR-V and Honda CR-V are crossover options but differ in size. You can compare the two vehicles in terms of size dimensions, cargo space and passenger room to decide what's the right one for your driving needs.

Honda HR-V Dimensions and Cargo Space

The Honda HR-V's maximum dimensions are 170 inches long, 71 inches wide, and 63 inches tall. That makes it a maneuverable and compact drive that many find appealing. Inside you're going to find that the storage area behind the rear seats is 24.3 cubic feet, which can fit many grocery bags along with other luggage and supplies you'd like to store. If you need more room there's 58.8 cubic feet of it with the rear seats folded down. In terms of legroom, you'll find 39.3 inches of space for rear passengers, and 41.2 inches for the driver and front passenger.

Honda CR-V Dimensions and Cargo Space

As the bigger model, the Honda CR-V has the following dimensions: 182 inches long, 73 inches wide and 67 inches tall. That of course leads to more space onboard for your comfort and convenience. You'll find that with the available cargo space as Honda CR-V provides 39.2 cubic feet behind the rear seats and up to 76 cubic feet with those seats folded down, meaning many items from bikes to big shopping purchase can fit in. Additionally, you'll find that there's 41.3 inches of legroom in the front with 40.4 inches of rear legroom for your passengers.


With both the Honda HR-V and Honda CR-V, you're going to find steady and efficient performance from each, providing a similar output in fuel economy. You can learn about the differences between each model below.

  • The 2020 Honda HR-V uses a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that provides 141 horsepower
  • The 2020 Honda CR-V uses a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine to produce 190 horsepower
  • The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid uses a gas-electric engine and motor combination for a total of 212 system horsepower

Both of these vehicles also offer available all-wheel drive options and give you standout turning and cornering as you can feel confident on daily drives through town or out on the highway.


While there are differences in size and power both the Honda HR-V and Honda CR-V provide you with the contrast you need to make a decision based on your needs, there's also a number of similarities. This includes the technology features onboard. You'll be able to stay connected with a number of conveniences that entertain and give your drive a modern feel, including the following available options:

  • Bluetooth®
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®
  • Wireless phone charging
  • USB connection ports
  • Touch display options
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera


The safety record for Honda is well documented and both the 2020 Honda HR-V and 2020 Honda CR-V deliver with many quality features to give you confidence on the road. This includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow
  • Lane Keeping Assist System

Learn More About Both the 2020 Honda CR-V and 2020 Honda HR-V Today

Here at DARCARS Honda, we help our customers that live right here in Bowie, and the surrounding area, find the right fit by giving you all the details so you can figure out what's best for you and get a hands-on feel in our dealership. To get started contact us today and we can set up a time to meet and arrange a test drive.