2024 Honda HR-V vs. 2024 Nissan Kicks Review

Picture of the 2024 Honda HR-V

2024 Honda
HR-V

MSRP*: $24,600 to $30,200
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Kicks

2024 Nissan
Kicks

MSRP*: $21,050 to $23,610
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MPG - City 25 - 26 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 32 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 55.1 ft3 32.3 ft3
Engine
  • 158-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 122-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 158 hp 122 hp
Exterior Length 179.8 in 169.1 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.9 in
Rear 37.7 in
Front 43.7 in
Rear 33.5 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 39.4 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.4 in
Rear 38.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda HR-V than in the Nissan Kicks. The Nissan Kicks will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda HR-V.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda HR-V as you will with the Nissan Kicks, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda HR-V is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Kicks.

Dimensions
Since the Honda HR-V is much wider than the Nissan Kicks, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda HR-V, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan Kicks.

Handling
The Honda HR-V has a larger turning radius than the Nissan Kicks, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Honda HR-V has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Kicks.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Honda HR-V transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Nissan Kicks.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda HR-V and the Nissan Kicks. With the Honda HR-V, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan Kicks.