Drivers across the country continue to choose crossovers and SUVs for a number of reasons. They offer plenty of room for both passengers and cargo, eye-catching style, go-anywhere performance, and a more confident driving position as compared to their sedan counterparts. While browsing the lineup of Honda vehicles, you’ll find a total of four SUVs. From the city-sized HR-V and versatile CR-V to the family-friendly Pilot and adventurous Passport — there’s a Honda SUV to suit every type of driver and lifestyle.
To help you decide which model makes the most sense for your budget and needs, Honda East has assembled this informative guide to compare all four Honda SUVs. We’ll compare them side-by-side in order to help you determine which is best for you.
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2023 Honda HR-V
2023 Honda CR-V
2023 Honda Pilot
2023 Honda Passport
|Engine||2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder||1.5-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder||3.5-Liter V6||3.5-Liter V6|
|Horsepower / Torque||158 / 138 lb-ft||190 / 179 lb-ft||285 / 262 lb-ft||280 / 262 lb-ft|
|Drivetrain||FWD or AWD||FWD or AWD||FWD or AWD||AWD|
|EPA-Estimated MPG** (city/hwy/combined)||Up to 26 / 32 / 28**||Up to 28 / 34 / 30**||Up to 19 / 27 / 22**||Up to 19 / 24 / 21**|
|Maximum Towing Capacity||Not Recommended||1,500 pounds (when properly equipped)||5,000 pounds (when properly equipped)||5,000 pounds (when properly equipped)|
|Seating Capacity||5||5||7 or 8||5|
|Cargo Capacity||Up to 55.1 cubic feet||Up to 76.5 cubic feet||Up to 114.3 cubic feet||Up to 100.8 cubic feet|
Starting at $25,095 MSRP* | Up to 26 city / 32 highway / 28 combined MPG** | Seating – 5 Passengers
Big on style and attitude, the compact Honda HR-V is the perfect SUV for those living active lifestyles. Power comes in the form of an economical yet potent 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine which produces 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque. Available all-wheel drive lets you conquer the elements when Mother Nature won’t cooperate. A standard 60/40 split second row Magic Seat® allows you to customize the interior of the HR-V to suit your cargo-carrying needs. Standard Honda Sensing® offers drivers a collection of advanced driver-assistive safety technologies to give them a helping hand when they need it most. Bluetooth® streaming audio allows you to keep your hands on the wheel, eyes on the road, and gives you complete control over an array of tech features. Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration puts all of your favorite apps and media right within arm’s reach inside of the Honda HR-V.
Starting at $32,905 MSRP* | Up to 28 city / 34 highway / 30 combined MPG** | Seating – 5 Passengers
From an adventurous weekend camping trip to a night on the town, the Honda CR-V helps you transform any commute into a memorable journey. Sculpted panels, distinctive headlights, and stylish alloy wheels help you stand out in a sea of ordinary with the CR-V. A top-notch interior includes premium materials and innovative technologies such as a 7-inch touchscreen audio system for a truly high-end feel. Powered by a standard 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder — the CR-V offers the perfect balance of power and efficiency to take you further. Available Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ lets you tread where other SUVs fear to venture. Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration lets you bring the power of your compatible smartphone along for every drive. An easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seatback allows you to bring even your biggest cargo along for the next adventure.
Starting at $40,495 MSRP* | Up to 19 city / 27 highway / 22 combined MPG** | Seating – 7 or 8 Passengers
The perfect solution for growing families, the bold Honda Pilot offers spacious seating for up to 8 passengers. Thanks to a standard 285-horsepower 3.5-liter V6, you’ll have plenty of muscle to bring the whole team across town for soccer practice. Premium available features offered on the Pilot include leather-trimmed seating surfaces, a one-touch power moonroof, second-row captain’s chairs, and even a mobile hotspot with a data plan from AT&T. Standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ lets you get directions, send or receive text messages, and use your favorite apps through the touchscreen inside the Pilot. Available Standard Honda Sensing® offers driver-assistive safety features including a Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM), and more for added confidence behind the wheel.
Starting at $42,445 MSRP* | Up to 19 city / 24 highway / 21 combined MPG** | Seating – 5 Passengers
The most adventurous member of the growing family of Honda SUVs and crossovers is Honda Passport. It offers a unique combination of on-road driving refinement and off-road adventure capability in addition to best-in-class interior space. Positioned between the compact CR-V and three-row Pilot, the Honda Passport features a reinforced unibody frame, powerful direct-injected i-VTEC® V6 engine, and fully independent suspension. Tackle the kind of tough terrain normally reserved for less refined body-on-frame or off-road focused SUVs with Honda i-VTM4™ torque-vectoring all-wheel drive and its four-mode Intelligent Traction Management system offered on the Passport. The Passport is available in three trim levels: the well-appointed EX-L, rugged TrailSport, and the fully equipped Elite.
Honda once again topped the competition in the annual Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards1, receiving wins in more categories than any other brand.2
*MSRP includes $1,295.00 (HR-V and CR-V) or $1,345 (Pilot and Passport) destination charge but excludes tax, license, registration, and options. Dealers set own prices.
**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.