If you are in the market for a reliable, efficient subcompact crossover SUV to drive in Providence, then there are likely two models that have caught your eye already: the 2022 Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona. While both of these models bring positive qualities to the table, it is important to closely examine how they compare, so that you can make an informed decision when you decide which one you want to buy or lease. Here is how the 2022 Honda HR-V compares to the Hyundai Kona.

Performance and Powertrain

The 2022 Honda HR-V and the Hyundai Kona have similar powertrains and performance across the board. The 2022 Honda HR-V comes standard with an inline four-cylinder engine that generates 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque, while the Hyundai Kona comes standard with an inline four-cylinder engine that generates 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The 2022 Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona both come standard with front-wheel drive and have available all-wheel drive. Both vehicles will offer very similar performance as you drive around Newport. Odds are, other factors will play a bigger part in your decision process.


If you were to climb into the cabin of both a 2022 Honda HR-V and a Hyundai Kona in South Kingstown, you might notice right away the difference in space. The 2022 Honda HR-V has a standard passenger volume of 100.1 cubic feet, which gives five passengers plenty of space to stretch out and get comfortable. By comparison, the Hyundai Kona offers 94.1 cubic feet of passenger volume, making the cabin of the SUV noticeably less roomy. You can also fit substantially more luggage into the 2022 Honda HR-V. With the back seat up, the 2022 Honda HR-V has 24.3 cubic feet of cargo volume, and with the back seat down you can free up to 57.6 cubic feet of space for all your luggage, sporting equipment, or camping gear. Meanwhile, the Hyundai Kona offers just 19.2 cubic feet of cargo volume with the back seat up and 45.8 cubic feet with the back seat down.


The 2022 Honda HR-V has an important standard safety feature that the Hyundai Kona does not. The 2022 Honda HR-V comes standard with Hill Start Assist, which provides peace of mind when you have to park on a slope in Bristol, RI. The Hyundai Kona does not offer Hill Start Assist as standard.

Electrified Models

Are you interested in getting a hybrid model to drive in Dartmouth, MA? The Honda HR-V is coming out soon with a hybrid model that features two electric motors and a gasoline engine, providing superb efficiency and performance. You can find the Honda HR-V hybrid soon at our dealership. The Hyundai Kona also has a hybrid edition, as well as a fully electric model.

Test Drive a 2022 Honda HR-V Today

If you think the 2022 Honda HR-V is the right subcompact crossover SUV for you, then you should take one on a test drive at Saccucci Honda. At our dealership, you can see how it feels for yourself to drive a 2022 Honda HR-V. If you want to make as informed a decision as possible, test driving them is the best way to do so. A test drive is a great way to find out how a car feels to operate in person. It is also an excellent way to find out which features you like most about a vehicle. To schedule your test drive of a 2022 Honda HR-V, contact us today.

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