2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2023 Honda HR-V

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2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Overview

Drivers shopping for a small crossover SUV have many compelling options. Two of them are the Corolla Cross from Toyota and the HR-V from Honda, and we’re going to compare the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2023 Honda HR-V and see how they measure up. The 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross available at Toyota of Erie is an all-new model from Toyota. The goal with it is to deliver what drivers love about the Corolla but in a crossover body style rather than a sedan or hatchback. Toyota offers it in six trim levels, which are the L, LE, XLE, S Hybrid, SE Hybrid and XSE Hybrid. The 2023 Honda HR-V is the smallest SUV that Honda makes, and it’s available in three core trim levels, which are the LX, Sport and EX-L.

Erie PA - 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross's Overview

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Both the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross and 2023 Honda HR-V are subcompact crossover SUVs with four doors and a rear liftgate, and the Corolla Cross is actually the smaller vehicle by a bit. It has an 8.1-inch ground clearance, 103.9-inch wheelbase and 175.6-inch length, which is about 14.6 feet. The HR-V, on the other hand, has a 7.3-inch ground clearance, 104.5-inch wheelbase and 179.8-inch length, which puts it a hair shy of fifteen feet. LED headlamps and a 17-inch wheels are standard. Toyota upgrades the wheels to alloy beyond the base trim and offers 18-inch wheels as an option as does Honda.

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Interior - 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross in Erie PA

The 2023 Honda HR-V and the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross available at Toyota of Erie are five-passenger vehicles, and despite having the smaller form factor, the Corolla Cross may surprise. It offers an additional inch of front legroom at 43 inches and it provides a cubic foot more dedicated cargo space at more than 25 cubes. The area where the Honda excels is in the rear seat. The Corolla Cross provides enough for adults at 32 inches, but the HR-V provides almost six additional inches. The base cabin loadouts are comparable, but Toyota does include in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot, and both offer more upscale enhancements, such as synthetic leather seating, zoned climate control and a wireless charging pad.

Erie PA - 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross's Interior
Toyota Corolla Cross Mechanical specs

Both Toyota and Honda take a similar approach in that front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional with all trim levels. The base powertrain for the Honda pairs a continuously variable transmission with a 158-horsepower four-cylinder engine. Toyota also opts for a CVT but pairs it with a 169-hp four-cylinder, which delivers that extra power with similar fuel performance. Toyota of Erie also gives you the option of a hybrid powertrain that delivers even more power and better fuel economy.

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Technology - 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross dealer

What’s notable when comparing the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2023 Honda HR-V is that the Corolla Cross arrives with Toyota’s next-gen infotainment system. That includes a standard 8-inch touch screen compared to the 7-inch screen found in the base HR-V. The Corolla Cross also has the new Safety Sense 3.0 suite, which includes features that the HR-V does not, such as lane centering and intersection collision mitigation. Honda does not offer blind-spot monitoring, and Toyota includes it beyond the base trim. Both automakers offer front and rear parking sensors, and Toyota also includes rear automatic braking with that upgrade. Adaptive headlamps are also an upgrade available on the Corolla Cross that are not available with the HR-V.

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If you have any questions that we didn’t cover in our 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross vs 2023 Honda HR-V comparison, we’ll be happy to provide that information when you call or email. We can also discuss Toyota incentives, explore finance and lease options, provide custom quotes and much more. Our team is also available through chat if you shop with us online, and if you’d like to test-drive the Corolla Cross, you can just visit our Toyota dealership at your convenience. An appointment is never required.