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Vehicle Comparisons:
The 2018 Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V

When it’s time to consider your next vehicle, and you’re in the market for a stylish crossover, you’ve got a few options to consider. But if you’re contemplating the 2018 Toyota C-HR vs. Honda HR-V, you’ve got some difficult decisions to make. At Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego, we’re here to help drivers in San Diego, Kearny Mesa, and El Cajon learn more about these two impressive crossovers to find out which one is the right choice for them.

Keep reading our C-HR vs. HR-V comparison to see which crossover is your next car!

Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V Engine Power & Performance

Each of these vehicles offers a similar engine setup and performance, but there are differences that yield different results. The C-HR comes equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is paired with the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Intelligence and Shift Mode, and can deliver 144 horsepower and 139 lb-ft of torque. The Honda HR-V features a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine and comes paired with a 6-speed manual transmission, but drivers can upgrade to include a CVT. This engine allows the HR-V to reach 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque, just under the capabilities of the C-HR.

Audio Entertainment & Technology

The Toyota C-HR includes some pretty sophisticated technology within its cabin, starting with the 7-inch voice-activated touchscreen display. The HR-V includes a 5-inch display screen, but it doesn’t include access through voice commands. Each vehicle includes Bluetooth® streaming and hands-free phone calls, USB/auxiliary inputs, and a radio—however, the C-HR includes HD Radio™ and Aha Radio™ with access to more than 100,000 stations. The HR-V includes a 4-speaker sound system to deliver audio entertainment, but the C-HR offers a 6-speaker system within the cabin.

Driver-Assisting Technology Features

The 2018 Toyota C-HR has a major advantage over the Honda HR-V in terms of safety technology. The C-HR includes the Toyota Safety Sense™ P system, a collection of features to help you on the road ahead. These features work from radar sensors that are mounted to the vehicle to detect objects in your path while factoring in your speed and distance.

This safety system includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection to help you potentially avoid a collision. The Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist helps you stay on track, and the Full-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control lets you set a cruising speed and a preferred distance from the object ahead, which will slow your vehicle down to adapt to the flow of traffic. These features aren’t included with the Honda HR-V or any of its trim levels.

Learning More About the 2018 Toyota C-HR

We hope that this closer look at the Toyota C-HR vs. Honda HR-V gave you the insight you needed to learn about these respective crossovers and their differences. You’re now aware of what each vehicle offers, and the advantages that the C-HR has over the HR-V. If you’d like to learn more, why not make the trip over to our dealership for a closer look? You can even get behind the wheel to see what the Toyota C-HR really offers you.

Schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Toyota San Diego. We’re proud to help drivers in San Diego, Kearny Mesa, and El Cajon decide on the vehicle that’s right for them!