2020 Honda HR-V

2020 Honda HR-V

2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 Honda HR-V vs. 2020 Subaru Crosstrek

2020 HR-V

2020 Crosstrek
$20,820 MSRP*

Starting Price

$22,145 MSRP

Trim Levels

28 city mpg / 34 hwy mpg**

Fuel Economy

22 city mpg / 29 hwy mpg
1.8L engine


2.0L engine
CVT transmission


Manual transmission
58.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

55.3 cubic feet

If you’re shopping for your next SUV for Redmond roads, then you may be considering options like the 2020 Honda HR-V or Subaru Crosstrek. While both are strong contenders, which is better: Honda HR-V or Subaru Crosstrek models? Keep reading to break them down in terms of starting price, performance, and interior space.

2020 HR-V vs. Crosstrek: Starting Price and Trim Levels

When you compare the Honda HR-V vs. Subaru Crosstrek in terms of starting price, you’ll save more when you go for the base Honda HR-V LX 2WD with a CVT transmission, which has a starting price of $20,820 MSRP.* If you go for the Subaru Crosstrek entry model, you’ll pay much more, as it starts at $22,145 MSRP. Along with a lower starting MSRP, the Honda HR-V lineup consists of five distinct configurations, while there are only four Subaru Crosstrek trim levels.

2020 Honda HR-V in a city intersection

2020 HR-V vs. Crosstrek: Fuel Economy and Engine Specs

A reliable SUV starts with offering a great fuel economy. That’s why the 2020 Honda HR-V comes with a better engine and transmission pairing that delivers a stronger MPG rating over the Subaru Crosstrek. Here are the standard MPG ratings and engine specs for both vehicles below:

2020 Honda HR-V LX 2WD

  • 1.8L engine
  • CVT transmission
  • 28 city mpg / 34 hwy mpg**

2020 Subaru Crosstrek AWD

  • 2.0L engine
  • Manual transmission
  • 22 city mpg / 29 hwy mpg

2020 HR-V vs. Crosstrek: Interior Space

Seattle drivers also want plenty of cabin space so passengers can feel comfortable on long rides and keep their cargo safe and secure. The HR-V and Crosstrek both come with standard five-passenger seating along with similar passenger dimensions, however, the HR-V manages to offer improved individual specs and more cargo space over the Crosstrek. Check out the interior dimensions for both models below:

2020 Honda HR-V 

  • Passenger Space: 100.1 cubic feet
  • Head Room (front/rear): 39.5 inches / 38.3 inches
  • Leg Room (front/rear): 41.2 inches / 39.3 inches
  • Cargo Space (seats up / seats down): 24.3 cubic feet / 58.8 cubic feet

2020 Subaru Crosstrek

  • Passenger Space: 100.9 cubic feet
  • Head Room (front/rear): 39.8 inches / 38.0 inches
  • Leg Room (front/rear): 43.1 inches / 36.5 inches
  • Cargo Space (seats up / seats down): 20.8 cubic feet / 55.3 cubic feet

Find the 2020 HR-V at Honda of Kirkland

Now that you’ve compared the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Honda HR-V, you can find even more helpful information vehicle comparisons to continue your vehicle research at Honda of Kirkland. Be sure to browse our online inventory of new Honda HR-V models for sale along with other great Honda SUVs and even pre-owned Subarus. Our finance team is here to help you find the right leasing or financing plan that meets your needs and suits your budget. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you find the right vehicle for your Lynnwood commute!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD CVT trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX CVT trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L & Touring CVT trims. Based on 2019 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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