C-HR vs. Honda HR-V

The 2018 Toyota C-HR vs. The 2017 Honda HR-V

Just because it’s a newer market, that doesn’t mean it’s low competition. This small crossover SUV segment is big business, with manufacturers battling for the top spot. There are many offerings available to small families looking for efficient transportation, but there are a couple that stand out in particular, like the 2017 Honda HR-V and the 2018 Toyota CH-R.

The Honda HR-V has enjoyed two years of success on the market, and Toyota’s recently taken notice. The 2018 Toyota C-HR is their response, and it offers several distinct advantages over the HR-V. Which of these crossovers would suit your needs best? Let’s take a look at some of the advantages of the Toyota over the Honda…

 2018 Toyota C-HR   2017 Honda HR-V 
 MSRP  $24,690  $24,950
 Warranty (Basic, PowerTrain)  36 mo, 60 mo  36 mo, 60 mo
 Driver seat – lumbar support  Power 2-way  None
 Forward collision  Pre-Collision System (PCS) mitigation  None
 Horsepower (hp)  144 @ 6,100RPM  141 @ 6,500RPM
 Torque (lb.-ft.)  139 @ 3,800RPM  127 @ 4,300RPM
 Comparably Equipped price  $26,475  $26,959

A lower MSRP and greater power? You wouldn’t think so, but the 2018 Toyota C-HR pulls it off. It has excellent value compared to the HR-V, especially when you factor in the additional comfort and safety features. And when you add in the low cost of ownership of the Toyota C-HR, you’ve got a real winner. You’re also getting the following additional features with the C-HR:

  • Heated Front Sport Seats
  • 7” Touchscreen Display with Bluetooth® Capability and AhaTM Audio
  • 17” Aluminum Alloy Wheels
  • Electrochromic Rear View Mirror and Backup Monitor
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Would you like to take a new 2018 Toyota C-HR out for a test drive here at McPhillips Toyota? We’ve got it fresh on our lot, ready for the road. You’ll appreciate the power as you’re behind the wheel, and you’ll appreciate the price tag too. Drop by today and try it for yourself; this is one of the most fun to drive crossovers on the market!