2018 Honda HR-V vs 2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Honda HR-V in blue & 2018 Toyota C-Hr in gray

The early 2000s saw a number of drivers making the switch from the larger SUV class to smaller cars. There was a void for a few years in the market, however, for something between an SUV and a car. Automakers responded in kind, and the compact crossover became a hit. Today, more and more drivers are considering making a switch to one of these models, and today we're here to take a look at two of them. The team at Honda Cars of Rockwall wants you to be fully-informed in your vehicle-buying process, so we put together this comparison of the 2018 Honda HR-V vs the 2018 Toyota C-HR.

Now that Honda and Toyota both have a few model years of models in this category under their belt, we thought it was high time to see how to compare. When looking at the table below, you'll notice that, at first glance, the 2018 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Toyota C-HR offer similar specs for their drivers. Both crossovers feature similar engines. The HR-V offers a standard 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine. This option gets you a maximum 141 horsepower on the road. The 2018 C-HR features a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. This engine option gets drivers 144 horsepower.

2018 Honda HR-V


2018 Toyota C-HR

1.8-Liter 4-cylinder engine Available Engines 2.0-Liter 4-cylinder engine

CVT, Manual

Available Transmission Configurations


28 mpg city / 34 mpg highway*

CVT EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy  27 mpg city / 31 mpg highway

25 mpg city / 33 mpg highway*

Manual Transmission EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy 



2018 Honda HR-V options & trims

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Honda HR-V offers drivers their choice of two transmission configurations. The 2018 Toyota C-HR, on the other hand, offers just one continuously variable transmission (CVT) configuration. The 2018 HR-V's transmission configuration options include a CVT and a six-speed manual option, as well. You'll also notice that with its CVT transmission mated to its 1.8L 4-cylinder engine, the 2018 Honda HR-V is able to offers slightly better EPA-estimated fuel economy* than the 2018 Toyota C-HR.

For the 2018 model year, the 2018 Toyota C_HR is available in two trim levels. The 2018 Honda HR-V is available across three trim levels. Each trim level offers its own configuration options as well as a host of standard and optional features, packages, and accessories. The trim levels for the 2018 Honda HR-V are:

  • 2018 HR-V LX
  • 2018 HR-V EX
  • 2018 HR-V EX-L w/ Navi.

Read more on the Honda Cars of Rockwall Official Blog: [ 2018 Honda HR-V trims and key features ]


*Based on 2018 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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