Compare 2020 Honda HR-V vs 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Honda HR-V
2020 Subaru Crosstrek
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EX 2WD CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HR-V EX 2WD CVT 28 34 $23,400 $24,070
HR-V EX AWD CVT 26 31 $24,853 $25,570
HR-V EX-L 2WD CVT 28 34 $24,950 $25,670
HR-V EX-L AWD CVT 26 31 $26,404 $27,170
HR-V LX 2WD CVT 28 34 $20,347 $20,920
HR-V LX AWD CVT 27 31 $21,801 $22,420
HR-V Sport 2WD CVT 28 34 $21,995 $22,620
HR-V Sport AWD CVT 26 31 $23,448 $24,120
HR-V Touring AWD CVT 26 31 $28,168 $28,990
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 27 33 $22,255 $23,495
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 33 $25,857 $27,395
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,015 $22,145
Crosstrek Premium CVT 27 33 $23,226 $24,545
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $21,986 $23,195
Crosstrek Hybrid CVT N/A N/A $33,016 $35,145

2020 Honda HR-V vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek: Compare Crossovers

Small crossovers with versatile interiors and all-wheel drive come in handy for many shoppers. For many daily needs, they make sense—and they even save dollars and cents compared to bigger rivals. 

Little ‘utes like the 2020 Honda HR-V and 2020 Subaru Crosstrek have low prices but big value. Both flex on versatile interiors and a tall ride height, which are perfect for making it to the trailhead and back down—with some change to spare in the cupholders.

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,400
$22,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,070
$23,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$401 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Honda HR-V oozes with practicality, though gas mileage and safety equipment have room to improve. The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.1 100.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 71
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
170.4 175.8
Height, Overall (in)
63.2 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 104.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.8 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.3 20.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.3 20.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 32.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 29.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 64.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P225/60HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2959 3188
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 @ 6500 152 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4300 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.71 4.38
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.41 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.44 3.90
Trans Type
1 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Honda HR-V Subaru Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.9
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2020 Honda HR-V
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  • Discounts: Up to $1,000 off
  • Financing: 0.9% + cash
  • Lease: From $250 per mo.
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2020 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2021 Crosstrek selection improving
  • No factory rebate, but dealer discounting likely
  • Lease from $275 for 36 months
  • Get 1.9% APR for 48 months

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