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