Compare 2021 Honda HR-V vs 2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Honda HR-V
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EX 2WD CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
HR-V EX 2WD CVT 28 34 $22,969 $24,220
HR-V EX AWD CVT 26 31 $24,388 $25,720
HR-V EX-L 2WD CVT 28 34 $24,483 $25,820
HR-V EX-L AWD CVT 26 31 $25,902 $27,320
HR-V LX 2WD CVT 28 34 $20,049 $21,020
HR-V LX AWD CVT 27 31 $21,476 $22,520
HR-V Sport 2WD CVT 28 34 $21,786 $22,970
HR-V Sport AWD CVT 26 31 $23,205 $24,470
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Limited DCT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Kona Limited DCT AWD 26 29 $26,400 $27,600
Kona Limited DCT FWD 28 32 $25,061 $26,200
Kona NIGHT DCT AWD 26 29 $25,826 $27,000
Kona NIGHT DCT FWD 28 32 $24,488 $25,600
Kona SE Automatic AWD 25 30 $21,160 $21,800
Kona SE Automatic FWD 27 33 $19,802 $20,400
Kona SEL Automatic AWD 25 30 $22,576 $23,600
Kona SEL Automatic FWD 27 33 $21,237 $22,200
Kona SEL Plus Automatic AWD 25 30 $24,344 $25,450
Kona SEL Plus Automatic FWD 27 33 $23,006 $24,050
Kona Ultimate DCT AWD 26 29 $28,168 $29,450
Kona Ultimate DCT FWD 28 32 $26,830 $28,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,969
$26,400
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,220
$27,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$460 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda HR-V leans into hatchback practicality, but its fuel economy and standard safety gear lag. The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 52.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.1 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
170.4 164
Height, Overall (in)
63.2 61.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 61.7
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.8 45.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.3 19.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.3 19.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 12
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 11.2
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 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2959 3256
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 @ 6500 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4300 195 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.71 4.70
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.41 3.64
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.44 3.58
Trans Type
1 7
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.83
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.02
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Honda HR-V Hyundai Kona
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
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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