2021 Honda HR-V

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$21,220

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2021 Honda HR-V
2021 Honda HR-V

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

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

The bad:

  • Underwhelming acceleration
  • Higher trims' reliance on touch-sensitive controls
  • Limited standard features

5 trims

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Our 2021 Honda HR-V trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Five-seat subcompact SUV
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Versatile second-row Magic Seat
  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto available
  • Honda Sensing active safety system available

2021 Honda HR-V review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Honda HR-V?

The Honda HR-V is a five-seat subcompact SUV that competes with the Chevrolet TraxJeep RenegadeMazda CX-3 and Nissan Kicks. It’s powered by a 141-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Front- and all-wheel-drive versions are available. 

What’s New on the 2021 Honda HR-V?

The Sport trim level adds privacy glass, but there are no other significant changes. 

What Features in the 2021 Honda HR-V Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • 5-inch multimedia screen
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • USB port
  • Cruise control
  • 60/40-split second-row Magic Seat

Available features include:

  • Power moonroof
  • 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Automatic climate control
  • Push-button start
  • Honda Sensing suite of active safety features

Should I Buy the 2021 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 the HR-V’s biggest drawback.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.5
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.7
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.9

First new car and not a disappointment

This car looks sporty on the outside but is fairly spacious for a small SUV. It’s around the same interior size as the old CR-Vs which I drove for 10 years prior. My only complaint is the lack of cup holders for the driver and passenger. Otherwise it is a great medium car.

4.9

Love my Honda

I’ve only had this car for a little over a week now and it did take some getting use to being it’s smaller than the CR-V but I do like it and it handles well.

5.0

I love my new used car

I absolutely love driving my car. It is such a smooth ride and the sound system isn’t bad either. I always have a nice drive while in it and it is very reliable when i need to step on the gas or need to brake.

See all 44 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Honda
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
HondaTrue Certified: More than 1 and less than 6 years/more than 12,000 miles HondaTrue Certified+: Less than 1 year/less than 12,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
HondaTrue Certified: 12 months/12,000 miles HondaTrue Certified+: 24 months/50,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
182-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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