2022 Honda HR-V

MSRP $23,000

Ranked #2 in Compact Suv

7.9

Overall Rating

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2022 Honda HR-V Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: September 4, 2021

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2022 Honda HR-V comes with no changes or additions from the 2021 model year. There were rumors and speculations for a redesign that sported a hybrid powertrain, however, that was not the case. The 2022 HR-V continues with the same four trims - LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L, prices starting at an MSRP of $21,420.

The 2022 HR-V will come with the same 1.8L inline-4 engine making 141 hp and a choice of FWD and AWD drivetrain. The spacious interior will continue to feature heated front row seats and even leather upholstery on higher trims with the upholstery options. The exterior will continue with 6 attractive color options as well and attractive wheels designs. That said, the 2022 HR-V will come into direct competition with the Hyundai Kona, Kia Soul, and Subaru Crosstrek.

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Pros

Good Fuel efficiency

Lots of Interior and cargo space

Decent interior quality

Cons

Underpowered engine

Better features on higher trims

What's New?

Carryover model with no changes


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$23000

bodystyle

dr SUV

warranty

roadside assistance

No


Pictures & Videos


Trims

LX$23,000 onwards

Colors and Styles

2022 Honda HR-V in Lunar Silver Metallic color
Lunar Silver Metallic

Vehicle images are guides only and may not reflect the model's exact specifications/features– exact specifications/features should be confirmed with the seller.

Ratings

Pricing and Features

8.0

Engine and Performace

7.0

Fuel Economy

8.0

Interior

7.0

Exterior

9.0

Safety

9.0

Competition

7.0

7.9

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

7.9

Overall Rating


The HR-V is a decent choice for a subcompact SUV. Utility is top-notch, and it has a comfortable and quiet cabin - Edmunds.

The 2022 Honda HR-V is available in four-trim with prices starting at an MSRP of $21,420. Honda does offer financing and leasing services for the HR-V, from which you can get a base LX trim with FWD drivetrain for $341 per month for 36 months with $936 due at signing. If you choose to finance it, it will cost you $396 per month for 60 months with a 1.9% APR. You could also pay $472 per month for 48 months and get the HR-V at 0% APR.

The 2022 HR-V carries forward the same 1.8-L Inline-4 making 141 hp and has the option of FWD and AWD drivetrain. The interior features cloth upholstery and leather upholstery (EX-L trim only), automatic climate control, and a 5.0-inch touchscreen which can be upgraded to a 7.0-inch touchscreen which comes with the essentials. Safety features cover the basics but the Honda Sensing suite of driver-assist features are only available on EX and EX-L trims.

2022 Honda HR-V SUV front view
2022 Honda HR-V SUV rear view

8.0/10
Fuel Economy

7.0/10
Interior

9.0/10
Exterior

9.0/10
Safety

7.0/10
Competition


2022 Honda HR-V Buying Advice

Priced at an MSRP of $24,620, the EX trim with FWD is the trim to get of the 2022 Honda HR-V as it comes with heated front row seats, the improved 7-inch infotainment system with SiriusXM satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto, and will also come with Honda Sensing - the suite of advanced safety features. 

 

2022 Honda HR-V Features

The 2022 Honda HR-V was expected to start with a new generation and come as an all-new vehicle which is similar to the HR-V launched in the European market. However, for the 2022 HR-V, Honda has confirmed that there are no changes from the 2021 model year, which means that in the 2023 model year we could see the new generation.

The Honda HR-V will come with a 1.8-liter inline-4 engine and the power will go to the front wheels. For an additional $1,500 more you can get AWD drivetrain. As there are no changes to the model, Honda is also carrying forward all the features available in each trim with no additions as well.

Model

LX

Sport

EX

EX-L

MSRP

$21,420

$23,370

$24,620

$26,120

MSRP (AWD)

$22,920

$24,870 $25,920 $27,720

Key Features

17-inch silver painted alloy wheels 

Adds to LX features

Adds to Sport Features

Adds to EX features

 

Real-Time AWD with Intelligent control system 

7-inch display audio touchscreen

Honda Sensing 

180-Watt Audio system 

 

5-inch color LCD screen 

Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto

One-Touch Power Moon roof

Leather-wrapped ShiftKnob

 

USB Audio Interface

Roof Rails 

Heated front seats 

Leather-Wrapped steering wheel

 

Multi-angle rearview camera

Fog lights 

HondaLink Smart Entry

Automatic Dim-rearview mirror

 

Black brake calipers

Sport-Exclusive 18 inch alloy wheels 

SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio

Beige Leather-Appointed Seats

 

Manual Front Air Conditioning 

Bluetooth Audio Streaming, Hands-Free Bluetooth Interface

Sliding & Tilting Glass Sunroof

Forward Collision Alert

There are optional extras with the availability of packages and accessories with all-season protection packages, protection packages, and even fashion packages. The accessories include door-guards, splash guards, front lower trim, interior illumination, and also illuminated door sills. 

2022 Honda HR-V Engine and Performance

Slow, noisy, and unrefined, the HR-V's four-cylinder engine won't satisfy your inner street racer - Car And Driver.

The 2022 Honda HR-V comes with no changes to the engine of the mechanical parts from the 2021 model. The 2022 HR-V has a sole engine option in the form of a 1.8L inline-4 which makes 141 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired to a CVT which directs all the power to the front wheels and has the option of an AWD drivetrain.

 2022 Honda HR-V SUV 

The Honda HR-V comes with enough power for everyday driving and the ride is comfortable but it does face a few issues with body roll in fast turns and you are pushing it a bit. In terms of performance, it is not as good as one would expect, it will do 0-60 in 10.2-seconds, a quarter-mile time of 17.8-seconds, and a top speed of 116 mph.

Models

2022 Honda HR-V 

2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Soul

2021 Subaru Crosstrek

MSRP

$21,420

$20,100

$17,590

$22,245

Engine

1.8L Inline-4

2.0L inline-4

2.0L Inline-4

2.0L Flat-4

Drivetrain

FWD

FWD

FWD

AWD

Transmission

CVT

6-speed automatic

6-speed Manual

6-Speed Manual

Power 

141 hp @ 6200 rpm

147 hp @ 6200 rpm

147 hp @ 6,200 rpm

152 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque 

127 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm

132 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm

132 lb-ft @ 4,500 rpm

145 lb-ft @ 6000 rpm

0-60 10.2 secs

9.2 secs

8.4 secs

8.7 secs

Quarter-Mile 17.8 secs

16.3 secs

16.4 secs

16.3 secs

Top Speed 116 MPH

127 MPH

128 MPH

123 MPH

The most power is offered by the Subaru Crosstrek which makes 152 hp and only comes with AWD only. Following this is the Hyundai Kona and Kia Soul both making 147 hp, however,  the Kia Soul does the fastest 0-60 time of 8.4 seconds and the Hyundai Kona sets a 9.2-second 0-60 time. The Honda HR-V makes the least amount of power and is the slowest of the above.

2022 Honda HR-V Fuel Economy

8.0/10

The 2022 Honda HR-V gives EPA estimated fuel economy figures of 28 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway, and a combined mpg of 30. This is with the FWD drivetrain, when equipped with an AWD drivetrain, the fuel economy drops to 27/31/29 mpg in the city/highway/combined, respectively. 

Model

2022 Honda HR-V 

2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Soul wagon 

2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

MPG (City)

28

27

29

28

MPG (Highway)

34

33

35

33

MPG (Combined)

30

30

31

30

Fuel Capacity (gallons)

13.2

13.2

14.3

16.6

Range (City / Hwy / Combined)

369 / 448 / 396 miles

356 / 435 / 396 miles

415 / 501 / 443 miles

465 / 548 / 498 miles

However, the AWD drivetrain on the Sport and higher trims give 26/31/28 mpg in the city/highway/combined, respectlvely. Every 2022 HR-V is equipped with a 13.2-gallon fuel tank which gives it a combined 396 miles, the same as the Hyundai Kona. However, the Kia Soul and Subaru Crosstrek which have the same combined fuel economy have a larger fuel tank giving a better driving range.

2022 Honda HR-V Interior

7.0/10

The HR-V's interior is one of its best features, with plenty of room for adults to spread out in the front or back row - Edmunds

For the 2022 Honda HR-V, a much-needed interior upgrade was expected, but that has been postponed as it is the same interior as the 2021 model. The interior features a 6-way manually-adjustable driver’s seat and a 4-way manually-adjustable front passenger seat. Heating functions to the front row seats are only on the EX and EX-L trims.

 2022 Honda HR-V SUV cockpit area

Interior upholstery is cloth on the LX, Sport, and EX trim. However, the EX-L trim does get leather upholstery available in only one color - Black. The LX and Sport come with single-zone manual climate control., however, the EX and EX-L do come with automatic climate control. The 2022 Honda HR-V comes with 23.2-inches of cargo space.

Model

2022 Honda HR-V 

2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Soul 

2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

Seating Capacity

5

5

5

5

Front Row (headroom/shoulder room/legroom) (in)

39.5 / 56.8 / 41.2

39.6 / 55.5 / 41.5

39.4 / 55.5 / 41.1

39.8 / 56.7 / 43.1

Second Row (headroom/shoulder room/legroom) (in)

38.3 / 54.5 / 39.3

37.8 / 54.5 / 34.6

39.5 / 54.7 / 38.8

38.3 / 55.6 / 36.5

Cargo capacity (cubic feet)

23.2

19.2

24.2

20.8

The interior comes with adequate space across both rows, but when compared to the competition, it offers the most space in the back row. The Kia Soul is the only competitor that offers more cargo capacity than the Honda HR-V. In terms of infotainment, the base LX trim comes with a 5.0-inch touchscreen, the rest of the trims get a larger 7-inch touchscreen.

 2022 Honda HR-V SUV infotainment screen

The 5.0-inch touchscreen comes with Bluetooth connectivity, radio, USB port, and a 4-speaker sound system. The bigger 7-inch touchscreen adds Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Honda Link, Pandora capability, SMS text messaging function, but features like SiriusXM and HD Radio are offered only on the EX and EX-L trim.

2022 Honda HR-V Exterior

9.0/10

The Honda HR-V speaks the corporate design language of the Honda brand - Kelley Blue Book (KBB)

There are no changes to the exterior design of the 2022 Honda HR-V, there were many rumors that it would look like the new European specced HR-V. The exterior features similar styling to the CR-V and has halogen projector headlights with LED taillights, a chrome grille insert housing the Honda emblem as you see on many Honda models, and 17-inch wheels. 

 2022 Honda HR-V SUV front three quarter view

The Sport trim has its own unique styling cues and is the only trim to come with 18-inch matte black alloy wheels and gloss black exterior trim for that sportier look. 18-inch alloy wheels are available on the EX and EX-L trims as an optional extra. There are exterior packages on all trims and also accessories.

Models

2022 Honda HR-V

2021 Hyundai Kona

2021 Kia Soul 

2021 Subaru Crosstrek 

Curb Weight (lbs)

2,906

2,890

2,844

3,188

Length (in)

170.4

164

165.2

176.5

Width (in)

69.8

70.9

70.9

71.0

Height (in)

63.2

61.0

63.0

63.6

Ground Clearance (in)

7.3

6.7

6.7

8.7

Wheelbase (in)

102.8

102.4

102.4

104.9

In terms of dimensions, the Honda HR-V measures 170.4-inches in length which is 6.1-inches shorter in length than the Subaru Crosstrek but is longer than both the Hyundai Kona and Kia Soul. The most ground clearance is offered by the Subaru Crosstrek, followed by the HR-V which gives 7.3-inches, and then comes the Kona and Soul with 6.7-inches each. Some of the exterior features for the 2022 Honda HR-V are:

  • LED headlamps with LED DRLs
  • New alloy wheel design
  • New rear license garnish
  • LED fog lamps
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Powered ORVMs
  • One-touch moonroof with tilt

2022 Honda HR-V Safety

9.0/10

The 2022 Honda HR-V has been crash-tested by the NHTSA and has scored an overall 5-star safety rating, out of a possible 5-stars. The IIHS has crash-tested the 2022 HR-V which has scored an overall "Good" safety rating.

The 2022 HR-V comes with many safety features like ABS, stability control with traction control, tire pressure monitoring system, brake assist, multi-angle rear-view camera and few more. The EX and EX-L come with Honda Sensing - Honda's suite of driver-assist technologies as standard features. Honda Sensing includes:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Road Departure Mitigation system
  • Adaptive Cruise control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Honda LaneWatch
  • Auto High-beam headlights

2022 Honda HR-V Competition

7.0/10

2022 Honda HR-V vs 2021 Hyundai Kona

The Hyundai Kona does come with more power and performs better as well. It does offer 1 mpg less in the city and highway. On the interior, the HR-V does offer more space on both rows than the Kona and also more cargo space, however, the Hyundai Kona does have better finishings and better technologies at the base trim, which is priced lower than the HR-V, making it a good option to it.

Hyundai Kona

2022 Honda HR-V vs 2021 Kia Soul

The Kia Soul comes with good performance and more power than the Honda HR-V. In terms of fuel economy, it does offer similar figures but a lot more in terms of driving range. On the interior, the space is similar but it does come with a lot more cargo space. as the starting price of the Kia Soul is over $2,000 lesser than the HR-V, we say the Soul is the better car.

Kia Soul

2022 Honda HR-V vs 2021 Subaru Crosstrek

The Subaru Crosstrek does offer the most amount of power among the competition and offers better performance and comes with AWD as standard. It comes with the largest fuel tank and offers much more driving range and similar fuel economy, even though its AWD. On the interior, the space is the same but offers slightly lesser cargo space. However, the Subaru Crosstrek is priced $2,000 more, making it a good option to the HR-V.

Subaru Crosstrek

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2022 Honda HR-V Final Verdict

The 2022 Honda HR-V has been carried forward from the previous model year and also comes with the exact same set of features as the 2021 model. There have been many rumors for a full-redesign but that will have to wait for the future model year. The HR-V does have better interior space than the competition but lesser power and performance, but if you are looking for a more affordable option with better space and performance at a lower price, do have a look at the Kia Soul.

 

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