2016 Honda HR-V Comparison: More Features for Less Money

May 1st, 2015 by

Honda entered the subcompact crossover segment in May 2015 with the arrival of the 2016 Honda HR-V. The HR-V is available in two- and all-wheel drive and offers plenty of interior features including a center console, height-adjustable driver’s seat, and push-button start. Here’s the 2016 Honda HR-V comparison to other subcompact crossovers.

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2016 Honda HR-V Comparison of Interior Features


HR-V has many Standard Features, instead of Optional Upgrades

In a 2016 Honda HR-V comparison to other vehicles in its class, the HR-V is priced less than its competitors while offering more features. All eight vehicles offer Bluetooth, a driver’s window with auto-up/down, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering-wheel-mounted controls, leather seats, 12-volt power outlets, and a moonroof or sunroof. Many of the vehicles lack a driver’s seat height adjustment and HD radio.

2015 Subaru Crosstrek

The 2015 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited has many of the same interior features as the HR-V EX-L. Both vehicles have automatic climate control, auto- up/down driver’s window, center console, heated front seats, and 7-inch display. The moonroof, navigation system, HD Radio, Sirius XM, and push-button start are a $2,000 package upgrade on the Crosstrek, while they are standard on the HR-V EX-L. The Crosstrek lacks a driver’s seat with height adjustment.

2015 Chevrolet Trax

2016 Honda HR-V Comparison

The HR-V’s interior.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax, even on the highest trim level, lacks automatic climate control, push-button start, driver’s seat with height adjustment, HD radio, and a navigation system. The power sunroof is an optional $900 feature on two Trax models. It has fewer features than the HR-V and costs $1,300 more than the HR-V.

2015 Mini Cooper Countryman

The Countryman has a lot of features, however many of them are only available as extras. The automatic-dimming rearview mirror is a $200 add-on. The navigation system with a 6.5-inch disply is an additional $1,500. Heated front seats are an additional $500. SiriusXM radio is an additional $250. A dual-pane, panoramic power sunroof is $1,000. The Countryman lacks a center console and a center armrest is an additional $250. The Countryman lacks 60/40-split rear seats and a 7-inch display. It is also $5,700 more than the HR-V.

2016 Fiat 500X

The Fiat 500X comes in $5,600 more than the HR-V and lacks many of the HR-V’s standard features. The Fiat lacks push-button start, however it has a remote start system. The Fiat also lacks cruise control. SiriusXM radio is unavailable, however SiriusTraffic is. There is no center console, but there is an armrest. The Fiat has a 6.5-inch touchscreeen, which is smaller than the one in the HR-V.

2015 Nissan Juke

The Juke has plenty of standard features, however, the Juke lacks a driver’s seat with height adjustment, 7-inch display, and HD radio. The Juke has a display, however it is 5.8 inches. The auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature for $150. The Juke is priced about $700 more than the HR-V, but the HR-V has more interior features for the money.

2015 Jeep Renegade

The highest-trim level lacks 60/40-split rear seats, however features like leather seats and heated front seats are only available on the highest trim level. The Renegade has a touchscreen, however it is 5 inches, whereas the HR-V’s is 7 inches. The Renegade lacks a center console, a driver’s seat with height adjustment, and HD radio. The Renegade is also $3,500 more than the HR-V.

Call Fisher Honda in Boulder, Colo., at 303-245-6417 for more information on the 2016 Honda HR-V comparison and to see its interior features in person! View our inventory of the 2016 Honda HR-V.