Crossover SUVs dominate today’s automotive industry for any of several reasons, with a wealth of choice and flexibility leading the way. The Toyota C-HR might be the automaker’s smallest crossover SUV but that doesn’t mean it is lacking in performance, efficiency or overall capability. A comparison of the 2020 Toyota C-HR vs. 2020 Honda HR-V will help buyers considering either subcompact crossover SUV learn why they should be visiting Serra Toyota of Decatur today. People who choose the 2020 C-HR will have a marked performance advantage over its Honda competitor in addition to having more access to more advanced technology. Independent online reviews have praised the 2020 C-HR for offering athletic handling, a lot of standard features and unique exterior styling. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2020 Toyota C-HR today by calling 256-274-4354.
The most obvious difference between the 2020 Toyota C-HR and 2020 Honda HR-V is exterior style. Serra Toyota customers who choose the 2020 C-HR will be taking home a vehicle that will stand out in traffic, unlike the relatively bland and sedate exterior elements employed by its Honda competitor. Additionally, Toyota has outfitted the 2020 C-HR with its latest connectivity technology. The subcompact crossover SUV will offer a smartphone-compatible infotainment system on every trim grade available at dealerships like Serra Toyota of Decatur. Not only will the 2020 C-HR have universal access to both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites, but drivers and passengers will also be able to connect to their Amazon Alexa digital home assistant. The 2020 HR-V offers a similar capability, but buyers will need to choose higher trim grades. A 2020 C-HR driver and their passengers will also be able to use a high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot - a feature not offered by the 2020 Honda HR-V.
Performance and Fuel Economy Specs
Toyota and Honda are each only employing a single powertrain for each subcompact crossover SUV. Drivers of the 2020 Toyota C-HR will have a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that will be attached to a continuously variable transmission. It will produce 144 horsepower and 139 pound-feet of torque. On the other side of the equation is the 2020 Honda HR-V with its naturally aspirated 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine mated to a CVT of its own. However, the HR-V comes up short in terms of performance output when compared to the 2020 C-HR, making 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque.
In terms of fuel economy, the 2020 C-HR can record impressive scores of 27 miles per gallon in the city and 31 miles per gallon in the city. Owners of the 2020 HR-V can expect their purchase to post very similar fuel economy scores offering a slight advantage of a few extra miles per gallon, but the HR-V also does have a smaller engine making less power.