Explore the differences between the 2023 Honda HR-V & 2022 Corolla Cross

2023 Honda HR-V

2022 Corolla Cross

red 2023 honda hrv

blue 2022 toyota corolla cross

What are the main differences?

There are several differences between the 2023 Honda HR-V Sport and the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross LE. To start, the HR-V Sport has a 14.0-gallon gas tank whereas the Corolla Cross can only hold 12.4 gallons of gas, a 1.6-gallon difference. And while that may not seem like a lot, the average fuel economy yields 25 miles per gallon. Simply put, the 2023 Honda HR-V MPG goes the extra mile when going toe to toe with the Corolla Cross. As for overall size, the HR-V is larger and has 5.7” more legroom in the backseat.

Specs & performance

The 2023 Honda HR-V specs are near identical though there are some subtle differences based on the trim levels. As for the foundation, the HR-V comes in either 2WD or AWD and has a continuously variable transmission. Unlike the Corolla Cross which is only available in Front-Wheel Drive with a continuously variable transmission. A make or break if you live in an area with high precipitation since AWD trumps FWD in regard.

Dimensions & cargo space

The 2023 Honda HR-V length is 4.2 inches longer than the Corolla Cross and is a ½ inch wider. Nothing to write home about per se unless you need a compact SUV to fit in a particular space. The noticeable difference between the two is how much more legroom the 2023 Honda HR-V has to offer in comparison.

2023 Honda HR-V dimensions


Length: 179.8 in

Height: 63.4 in

Width: 72.4 in

Interior (front/rear)

Headroom: 39.4 in / 38.0 in

Legroom: 41.9 in / 37.7 in

Hiproom: 54.0 in / 47.4 in

Cargo Volume (seat up/down)

24.4 cu ft / 55.1 cu ft

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross dimensions


Length: 175.6 in

Height: 64.8 in

Width: 71.9 in

Interior (front/rear)

Headroom: 39.5 in / 39.1 in

Legroom: 42.9 in / 32.0 in

Hiproom: 52.6 in / 43.8 in

Cargo Volume

26.5 cu ft

Interior features

One of the main differences between the 2023 Honda HR-V interior and the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross LE is, heated front seats come standard with the HR-V Sport trim. Below is a short list of comfort and conveniences that comes standard across all Honda HR-V trim levels.

Safety options

It’s best to let the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross vs Honda HR-V 2023 safety specs speak for themselves.

Honda Sensing® Technologies

Here are a few features every 2023 HR-V SUV is equipped with, including Honda Sensing, Active Safety, and Driver-Assistive technologies.

Driver-Assistive Technologies & Active Safety

The 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross’s rearview camera is not equipped with dynamic guidelines, and does not have Walk Away Auto Lock® either.

Price comparison

The 2023 Honda HR-V price comparison vs the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross. Consider taking into account inflation, a global part shortage, and the model year of each of the vehicles being compared.

2023 Honda HR-V LX: $23,650 Stating MSRP*

2023 Honda HR-V Sport: $25,650 Stating MSRP*

2023 Honda HR-V EX-L: $27,450 Stating MSRP*

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross L: $22,445 Stating MSRP*

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross LE: $24,795 Stating MSRP*

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross XLE: $26,575 Stating MSRP*


If you’re looking for a sleek, family-friendly subcompact SUV with optional all-wheel drive then you should consider the 2023 Honda HR-V. Based on just looks alone, the HR-V doesn’t have outdated gaudy, thick side trims like the Corolla Cross. Coupled with more legroom in the backseat and a larger gas tank, the 2023 HR-V is worth every penny and more! Find the perfect 2023 Honda HR-V for sale or build your own Honda today.