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Honda HR-V vs. Nissan Kicks

In comparing the Honda HR-V to the Nissan Kicks, the Honda HR-V has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Nissan Kicks has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Honda HR-V versus the Nissan Kicks, the Nissan Kicks is a better car than the Honda HR-V.

Honda HR-V versus Nissan Kicks Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Honda HR-V ranges from $21,000 to $28,778 while a used Nissan Kicks from the same model year range is priced between $18,265 to $26,996. For a new model, the Honda HR-V's price is between $22,639 and $28,941, with the Nissan Kicks priced between $20,925 and $26,846.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Honda HR-V’s base engine makes 158 horsepower, and the Nissan Kicks base engine makes 122 horsepower. The HR-V is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. The Kicks is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 389 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Honda HR-V has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Nissan Kicks has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room, rear head room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Nissan Kicks has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity than the Honda HR-V.

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2023 Honda HR-V

2023 Nissan Kicks

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$22,639 - $28,941

Used Asking Price:

$21,000 - $28,778

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

34.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$20,925 - $26,846

Used Asking Price:

$18,265 - $26,996

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 18
8 / 18
12 / 61
12 / 18
13 / 61
20 / 61
40 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 18
2 / 61
55 / 61

Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Sport, LX, EX-L

Trim Levels

SR, SV, S

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

158 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

138 foot-lbs @ 4200 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.050 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

122 hp @ 6300 rpm

Torque:

114 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.045 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

26 / 32 / 28

Range (city/hwy):

364 / 448 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

31 / 36 / 33

Range (city/hwy):

335 / 389 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

38 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.7 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.2 inches

Cargo Space:

24.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

55.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

123.1 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

53 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53.2 inches

Cargo Space:

25.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

53.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

118.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3159 lbs

Width:

72.4 inches

Height:

63.4 inches

Length:

179.8 inches

Wheelbase:

104.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

2685 lbs

Width:

69.3 inches

Height:

63.3 inches

Length:

169.6 inches

Wheelbase:

103.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

215/60R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

16.0 x 6.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P205/60R16