2023 Honda HR-V
vs 2023 Hyundai Kona

Key Comparisons

2023 Honda HR-V

2023 Hyundai Kona


158 @ 6500 rpm
(SAE net)

147 @ 6200 rpm (2.0L)
195 @ 6000 rpm (1.6T)


EPA Fuel-Economy Ratings1

26/32/28 (2WD)

30/35/32 (2.0L 2WD)
28/33/30 (2.0L AWD)
29/35/32 (1.6T 2WD)
27/32/29 (1.6T AWD)

Cargo Capacity

55.1 cu ft


45.8 cu ft



18" alloys standard
on Sport

18" alloys standard
on pricey N-Line, Limited

Climate Control

on EX-L, single-zone on
LX, Sport

Not Available on SE,
single-zone on N-Line,

LED Headlights

on all trims

Not Available on SE,
SEL, N-Line

Auto High-Beam Headlights

on all trims

Not Available on SE,
SEL, N-Line

Traffic Sign Recognition
System (TSR)2

on all trims

Not Available
on any trim

The Verdict: Vastly greater cargo-hauling capability along with more standard features across the trim lineup make the Honda HR-V the small-CUV champion!

1 Based on 2023 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.
2 TSR cannot detect all traffic signs and may misidentify certain signs and does not include any braking or speed control functions. Accuracy will vary based on weather and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior head. Driver remains responsible for complying with all traffic regulations.