The Honda HR-V is a sporty compact SUV that delivers great fuel economy and plenty of convenient cargo room. So, what's the latest model capable of?

Sloane Automotive Group finds out and shows drivers in Philadelphia, Glenside, and Warrington what it has to offer with this 2019 Honda HR-V review.

2019 Honda HR-V Specs

The 2019 Honda HR-V has a standard 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. It's designed with Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (i-VTEC) to both maximize power and help your SUV run smoothly.

This powertrain works with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Sport Mode. On top of delivering efficient gear shifts, the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters let you manually change gears without a clutch.

Together, the CVT and i-VTEC help the Honda HR-V achieve a great fuel economy. It can get up to an EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG.1

2019 Honda HR-V Interior Dimensions

Inside the 2019 Honda HR-V, there's seating for up to five people. This comfortable compact SUV has two rows of seats and 100.1 cubic feet of passenger room. It's also designed to be versatile and help you make room for lots of cargo with 60/40 split folding rear seats.




Cargo Room Behind Row

58.8 cubic feet

24.3 cubic feet


39.5 inches

38.3 inches


41.2 inches

39.3 inches

Shoulder Room

56.8 inches

54.5 inches

What sets the Honda HR-V apart from other SUVs is its 2nd-Row Magic Seat®. On top of folding down to extend the trunk space, these seats can flip up to give you nearly four feet of vertical cargo room from the floor to the ceiling.

2019 Honda HR-V Infotainment System

To keep you connected during your drive, the 2019 Honda HR-V features a user-friendly infotainment system. A 5-inch dashboard LCD screen is standard on the base trim, but a high-resolution 7-inch touchscreen is also available.

The system is Bluetooth® compatible, so you can sync your phone and enjoy your music library or your favorite podcasts while you drive. It also lets you stay in touch with an SMS Text Message Function and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®.

There are many ways that the infotainment system can help improve your drive. It offers lots of variety, great sound quality, and lets you access some of your favorite smartphone apps using the following features:

  • Apple CarPlay™
  • Android Auto™
  • SiriusXM® Radio
  • HD Radio™

You can also count on it to take you on the best route with the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition.

Plus, you'll even know where you're going when you're backing up. Simply shift into reverse and the screen switches its display to show you what the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera sees behind you.

Test Drive the Honda HR-V

Visit Sloane Automotive Group to test drive the fun and versatile Honda HR-V. It offers an efficient performance and lots of features to drivers in Malvern, Devon, and Philadelphia. To learn more about this 2019 Honda HR-V review, contact us or visit our dealership.

1 Based on 2019 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.

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