The 2021 Honda HR-V SUV comes in only 1 body type: SUV. The HR-V SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L. The LX is the base trim level option, while the EX-L is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Honda HR-V Trim Level Should I Buy?

The Honda HR-V is available in four trim levels and all are available with AWD as an option. The base HR-V LX model, which starts at $21,020, has a very basic set of standard features. It only comes with a set of active safety features like brake assist, but lacks any driver assistance features. You start to see more standard driver assistance features in the EX trim level. The base LX model comes with a 5-inch screen with a rearview camera.

The highest trim level available for the Honda HR-V used to be the Touring model, but for 2021 it’s the EX-L trim. The higher-end EX-L trim has a starting price of $25,820 and adds many more luxury-based features to the HR-V. It comes with a leather-wrapped shift knob, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-trimmed seats, and automatic-dimming rearview mirror.

Our pick for the best 2021 Honda HR-V trim level is the EX model. The HR-V EX starts at $24,220 and adds Honda’s full suite of driver assistance and safety features. We think it's worth upgrading to the EX trim level for the additional comfort and safety features.

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In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Honda HR-V SUV configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Honda HR-V Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Honda HR-V SUV trim levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Honda HR-V Trim?

Our pick for the best 2021 Honda HR-V trim level is the EX model. The HR-V EX starts at $24,220 and adds Honda’s full suite of driver assistance and safety features. We think it's worth upgrading to the EX trim level for the additional comfort and safety features.

What are the different trim levels for a Honda HR-V?

The Honda HR-V SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L.

What is the most basic Honda HR-V model?

The Honda HR-V SUV Type starts at $21,020. The LX is the base trim level option, while the EX-L is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Honda HR-V Trim?

Some similar models include the Mazda CX-3, Kia Soul, and Hyundai Kona.