What Makes the Hyundai Kona a Better Option Than the Honda HR-V?


The Hyundai Kona is a compact SUV with a lot to offer. This vehicle has a sporty style that you'll love to show off. It also offers agile handling, along with a comfortable interior and intelligent features designed to make your ride more convenient and enjoyable. The Hyundai Kona is a great option for Perrysburg drivers who are looking for a vehicle that offers great style and features at a competitive price.

There are a number of other crossovers on the road today that offer a great ride, such as the Honda HR-V. So what makes the Hyundai Kona stand out? Check out the comparison below to find out how it stacks up to the competition.

Hyundai Kona vs Honda HR-V

Hyundai TucsonHonda CR-V
MPG27 city/33 highway mpg28 city/34 highway mpg
Horsepower147hp standard141hp standard
DrivelineStandard FWD or available AWDStandard FWD or available AWD
Transmission6-speed automatic or 7-speed dual clutch2-speed variable
  • Basic: 60-moth/60,000- mile
  • Powertrain: 120-month/100,000-mile
  • Corrosion: 84-month/unlimited-mile
  • Basic: 36-moth/36,000- mile
  • Powertrain: 60-month/60,000-mile
  • Corrosion: 60-month/unlimited-mile


The Kona offers a bit more standard horsepower for a new compact SUV at 147 horsepower, compared to the HR-V's 141 horsepower for Perrysburg customers. The Kona also offers an available 175-horsepower engine for an even more exciting ride; the HR-V does not offer this option. Additionally, the Kona offers an available 7-speed dual-clutch transmission for efficient and speedy acceleration, providing more energetic performance than the HR-V. Both vehicles offer an available AWD system for great performance in a variety of conditions.



Both models offer safety features like Blind Spot Warning, Lane Keeping Assist and Forward Collision Warning. Additionally, the Kona offers Pedestrian Detection to detect and alert you to pedestrians in your path, braking automatically to help avoid a collision. The Kona also offers Driver Attention Warning, which can detect fatigue or inattention and alert the driver. The HR-V does not offer these features.


You can enjoy convenient features in both models. Both the Kona and HR-V offer split-folding rear seats for versatility and heated front seats for your comfort. The Kona also offers features like wireless charging for your convenience. The HR-V does not offer this feature.


The Kona offers better warranty coverage than the HR-V, so you can drive confidently knowing that your vehicle has more coverage for longer.

If you're interested in learning more about what the Hyundai Kona has to offer, be sure to visit us at our Perrysburg, OH dealership serving Maumee, OH. We will gladly answer any questions you might have and arrange a test drive so you can get to know this vehicle and decide if it's the right fit for you. Then we can help you get the Hyundai lease or loan you need to get out on the road in a new Kona of your own. Stop by at any time and we'll help you get started.

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