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2021 Honda HR-V vs Subaru Crosstrek comparison

2021 Honda HR-V vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

$21,220 MSRP*

Starting Price

$22,245 MSRP

Trim Levels

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)

Standard Transmission

Manual transmission
28 city mpg / 34 hwy mpg**

Fuel Economy

22 city mpg / 29 hwy mpg
58.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

55.3 cubic feet

The 2021 Honda HR-V and 2021 Subaru Crosstrek both provide spirited performance, agile handling, and the kind of versatility that Denver-area drivers can appreciate. Before deciding which of these subcompact crossovers to drive home, it’s important to see just how they match up in terms of fuel economy, cargo capacity, and starting price. Learn more in this Honda HR-V vs. Subaru Crosstrek comparison from Fisher Honda, and then schedule a test drive with us today!

2021 Crosstrek or HR-V: Starting Price

The sticker price is most likely the first thing that Arvada drivers will want to look at when shopping for a new crossover. The fact that the new HR-V starts with an MSRP that is $1,225 less than the Crosstrek could be a difference maker for many. There are flour trim levels available with either the Crosstrek or HR-V, but for comparison purposes, we’ll look at the price of the entry-level models.

  • 2021 Honda HR-V LX 2WD with CVT: Starting MSRP of $21,220*
  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Base: Starting MSRP of $22,245

2021 Crosstrek or HR-V: Fuel Economy

Whether you’re driving around town in Boulder or heading out on an epic road trip, you’re going to want a crossover that delivers fuel-efficient performance to cut down on visits to the pump. Comparing the entry-level models, you’ll see that the HR-V is the more fuel efficient option.

  • 2021 Honda HR-V LX 2WD
    • Standard CVT transmission
    • 28 city mpg / 34 hwy mpg**
  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek AWD
    • Standard 6-speed manual transmission
    • 22 city mpg / 29 hwy mpg

2021 Crosstrek or HR-V: Cargo Space

Even though these are both subcompact crossovers, you’ll find that they offer surprisingly roomy interiors with seating for up to five. Planning on heading to the Flatirons to get in some hiking or rock climbing? The HR-V has more cargo space to pack your gear than the Crosstrek.

  • 2021 Honda HR-V
    • Standard cargo space: 24.3 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo space: 58.8 cubic feet
  • 2021 Subaru Crosstrek
    • Standard cargo space: 24.3 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo space: 55.3 cubic feet

Find Your New Honda HR-V Today at Fisher Honda

This HR-V vs. Crosstrek comparison shows you’ll get better gas mileage on Aurora-area roads and benefit from more space for cargo when you choose the Honda crossover. Not only that, but with the lower starting MSRP of the HR-V, you’ll save money, as well! In addition, Fisher Honda offers HR-V lease specials to make your new crossover even more budget-friendly. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact us.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,175.00 destination charge and accessories. Dealers prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge only applies to 2021 models. Vehicle image shown is a 2021 Honda HR-V Sport 2WD with a starting MSRP of $23,170 (excluding D&H fee).

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.



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