Explore Some of the Best Family SUVs in the Honda CR-V, Pilot, and HR-V

  • 2016 Honda Pilot

    The 2016 Honda HR-V, Pilot, and CR-V are all exceptional sport utility vehicles that provide the versatility, safety, and capability that you want from your next family vehicle.

    With the subcompact HR-V, the compact CR-V, and the midsize, three-row Pilot, Honda has a crossover to fit the needs of any family. Find out more about any of these vehicles at your local New England Honda Dealer.

The Honda HR-V

This brand-new addition to the Honda crossover lineup is the smallest and most affordable SUV offered by Honda. That means the 2016 Honda HR-V is the perfect choice for small families. Despite its modest footprint, it offers impressive cargo capacity thanks to the innovative Magic Seat, which folds flat into the floor, and plenty of seating space, with room for two child seats in the second row.

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Plus, when it comes to many key metrics, the Honda HR-V is simply ahead of the competition. Take a look at how it matches up:


Honda HR-V Cargo

Cargo Capacity: The HR-V offers up to 58.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity—more than the Nissan Juke at 35.9, more than the Chevrolet Trax at 48.4 cubic feet, more than the Mazda CX-3 at 44.5 cubic feet, and more than the Subaru Crosstrek at 51.9.

Honda HR-V Fuel

Fuel Economy: 2WD HR-V models with CVT achieve an EPA-estimated 28 mpg city/35 mpg highway*—a better figure than the Juke at 28 mpg city/34 mpg highway, the Trax at 26 mpg city/34 mpg highway, and the Crosstrek at 26 mpg city/34 mpg highway.

Honda HR-V Safety

Safety: The Honda HR-V earned the best possible 5-Star Overall Safety Rating** from the NHTSA. The Juke received only a 4-Star rating, while the Mazda CX-3 has not been rated.


When it comes to the things that matter to your family, the Honda HR-V is the clear winner.

2016 Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V has long been one of the most popular crossover sport utility vehicles on the market. It still offers impressive versatility, efficiency, cargo space, and all-condition capability. It’s also a leader when it comes to safety—all that adds up to one of the best family SUVs out there!

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Take a look at how some of the main qualities of the CR-V stack up to competitors:


Honda CR-V Fuel

Fuel Economy: CR-V 2WD models with CVT achieve an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg.* Competitors like the Hyundai Tucson earn 23 mpg city/31 mpg highway, while the Ford Escape gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/31 mpg highway, and the Chevy Equinox only offers 22 mpg city/32 mpg highway.

Honda CR-V Cargo

Cargo Space: The CR-V again wins out against the competition with 70.9 cubic feet of cargo space, which is more than competitors including the Chevrolet Equinox at 63.7 cubic feet, the Mazda CX-5 at 65.4 cubic feet, and the Ford Escape at 67.8 cubic feet.

Honda CR-V Safety

Safety: The CR-V earned a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA.** The Chevrolet Equinox received a 4-Star overall rating, as did the Ford Escape.


As a class leader when it comes to fuel economy, safety, and cargo capacity, the Honda CR-V is clearly a winner when it comes to the compact family crossover class.

2016 Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot was redesigned for 2016, and it enters its third generation with more power, more efficiency, more space, and more high-tech safety features than ever before. The Pilot is perfect for families that need seating for up to eight, along with the ability to tow up to 5,000 pounds.

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Take a look at how it compares to some key competitors:


Honda Pilot Fuel

Fuel Economy: 2016 Honda Pilot 2WD 9AT models earn up to 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway.* Other models in this class don’t even come close to those figures: The Toyota Highlander is rated at 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway, the Hyundai Santa Fe earned 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway, while the Chevrolet Traverse can only muster 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway.

Honda Pilot Cargo

Cargo Space: The Honda Pilot also gives you more interior space and versatility thanks to its smart design. It provides 83.9 cubic feet of cargo space total—more space than competitors like the Highlander at 83.7 cubic feet, the Ford Explorer at 80.7 cubic feet, and the Hyundai Santa Fe at 80 cubic feet.

Honda Pilot Safety

Safety: The Honda Pilot received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA.** The Pilot also earned the best possible 2016 Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS***—while the Ford Explorer and the Hyundai Santa Fe both achieved no Top Safety Pick ratings and scored Marginal rankings in the small front overlap crash test.


With superior safety, efficiency, and interior versatility, the Honda Pilot is clearly a worthy choice for your family’s next SUV.

Find Some of New England’s Best SUVs

Visit a New England Honda Dealer near you to get behind the wheel of some of the best SUVs available and determine which one is the best fit for your family.

*Based on 2016 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.
**Safety matters most, and the 2016 CR-V, Accord, Fit, Odyssey, and HR-V earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
*The 2016 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Pilot with Honda Sensing™, and the 2016 CR-V Touring have been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of their superior crash safety performance.

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