2019 Honda HR-V

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2019 Honda HR-V
2019 Honda HR-V

Key specs

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The good:

  • Refined ride
  • Interior materials quality
  • Passenger space
  • Cargo versatility
  • Visibility

The bad:

  • Modest power
  • Uplevel trims' reliance on touch-sensitive controls

5 trims

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Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2019 Honda HR-V trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Updated styling
  • New Sport, Touring trim levels
  • Newly available Honda Sensing active safety system
  • Newly available Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
  • Five-seat subcompact SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive

2019 Honda HR-V review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2019 Honda HR-V?

The Honda HR-V is a five-seat subcompact SUV that competes with the Chevrolet Trax, Jeep Renegade, Mazda CX-3, Nissan Kicks and others. It is related to the Honda Fit hatchback. The HR-V is powered by a 141-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that teams with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available.

What's New on the 2019 Honda HR-V?

A six-speed manual transmission is no longer offered, so all trim levels have a CVT. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity are included in an updated touchscreen multimedia system on all trims except the base LX. The Honda Sensing active safety system is now included on EX and higher trim levels; it includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and other features. All trims receive front and rear styling updates, and new Sport and Touring trim levels join the lineup.

What Features in the 2019 Honda HR-V Are Most Important?

The addition of the Honda Sensing safety system on EX and higher trims is a welcome update, and the updated multimedia system fills another gap by including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The multi-position second-row Magic Seat provides unmatched interior versatility in the subcompact SUV class. Features such as leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, a power moonroof, automatic climate control, keyless access with push-button start and a navigation system are available.

Should I Buy the 2019 Honda HR-V?

The HR-V's roomy, versatile cabin and large cargo area are advantages over most subcompact SUVs, and its interior quality and estimated gas mileage — especially with front-wheel drive — are additional strengths. Modest acceleration is its biggest drawback.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.4
  • Value for the money 4.6
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews


It’s cool enough for the price

I got the Sport AWD model, but all together it’s just a good quality Honda. I enjoy it, but not gonna lie it is SLOW. The AWD system works really well and the ride and drive is smooth, but the car is genuinely just not meant to be as fast. If you are aiming for speed get an Si or Acura. These are just really great on gas and give you a great sized compact suv for a really great price. Plus who doesn’t love a known brand to last 300,000+ miles.



I love the car, because it’s a Honda and I know they can run a long long time! The HR-V is a little smaller than a CRV. It’s better for shorter drivers. More car-like than SUV. It has AWD, which I wouldn’t be without. The only part I don’t care for is that it isn’t high enough off the ground for me. Overall, I love the vehicle and am happy to finally own a Honda!


I love my car

I test drive and brought this car in September 2019 for my birthday. I had a 2009 Accord before this one. This new car is what I wanted, quiet, very quiet even with snow tires. Spacious interior and very stylish inside out. I had took my car with me for several long road trips out of province, I have no issue with it at all. It’s a small suv that you do feel it’s struggling a bit when you have 4 adults 1 kid and full load of stuff at the back. But I usually drive with 2 adults and 1 kid only and it’s doing very well. Had drove almost 20k km so far and I still loving it .

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Honda True Certified+
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
Less than 12 months or 12,000 miles from their original in-service date.
Basic warranty terms
4 years/48,000 if vehicle purchased within warranty period 1 year 12,000 miles if vehicle purchased after warranty period expired
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
182-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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