Advantages of the 2018 Honda HR-V
The table up above looks at two of the most important aspects of these two very different crossovers, fuel economy and power, split into four specifications. We thought that the best way to go about this comparison would be to work our way right down the table by analyzing each row. So first we looked at fuel efficiency, which is one of the most important aspects of any vehicle on the market as of right now.
2018 Honda HR-V
2018 Hyundai Tucson
|8.4 l/100km||City Fuel Efficiency||10.2 l/100km|
|6.9 l/100km||Highway Fuel Efficiency||7.8 l/100km|
|141 HP||Horsepower||164 HP|
|2,902 lbs.||Curb Weight||3,300 lbs.|
When driving through city streets, the HR-V utilizes 1.8 litres less fuel than the Tucson to travel the same 100-kilometre distance. On the highway, it utilizes 0.9 l/100km less fuel. Both of these numbers together translate to quite a bit of savings at the gas pump over time. However, superior fuel efficiency generally leads to a disadvantage in power, which is the case here.
However, the HR-V only offers 23 horsepower less than the Tucson. When you add to that the fact that the subcompact HR-V weighs 398 pounds less than the compact Tucson, that advantage dissipates quite a bit. So if you’re okay giving up a bit of power and space for some pretty impressive savings at the pump, then schedule a test drive behind the wheel of a 2018 Honda HR-V at Wheaton Honda today.