Compare 2021 Honda HR-V vs 2021 Kia Seltos vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

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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EX IVT AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Seltos EX IVT AWD 27 31 $24,404 $25,290
Seltos LX IVT AWD 27 31 $21,221 $21,990
Seltos S DCT AWD 25 30 $24,597 $25,490
Seltos S IVT AWD 27 31 $22,667 $23,490
Seltos S IVT FWD 29 34 $21,221 $21,990
Seltos SX DCT AWD 25 30 $26,634 $27,890
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CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Crosstrek CVT 28 33 $22,348 $23,595
Crosstrek Limited CVT 27 34 $26,411 $27,995
Crosstrek Manual 22 29 $21,108 $22,245
Crosstrek Premium CVT 28 33 $23,318 $24,645
Crosstrek Premium Manual 22 29 $22,078 $23,295
Crosstrek Sport CVT 27 34 $25,027 $26,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,969
$24,404
$22,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,220
$25,290
$23,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$404 / month
$422 / month
$393 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
5.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda HR-V leans into hatchback practicality, but its fuel economy and standard safety gear lag. The 2021 Kia Seltos combines the practicality of the hatchback Soul in a larger package with the automaker’s low price and superlative warranty. The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek flexes a more potent available powertrain but still prioritizes safety and capability.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 31 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 38 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.5 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
47.4 52.8 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 55.5 56.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.4 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.7 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.4 43.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.1 - 100.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.5 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.8 70.9 71
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62 61
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 7.3 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
170.4 172 176.5
Height, Overall (in)
63.2 63.6 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 62.4 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.8 103.5 104.9
Liftover Height (in)
- - 30.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.8 62.8 55.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.3 26.6 20.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.3 26.6 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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 12 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.2 10.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P215/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P215/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2959 3087 3188
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
141 @ 6500 146 @ 6200 152 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4300 132 @ 4500 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 31 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 29 30
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.71 2.82 4.38
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.41 2.68 - 0.39 4.07 - 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.44 6.05 3.90
Trans Type
1 1 8
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.67
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 0.56
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Honda HR-V Kia Seltos Subaru Crosstrek
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 6.2 5.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120 130
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- - 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - 1500
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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