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Honda offers four different flavours of HR-V, with prices starting at $31,300 drive-away for the base VTi.

UPDATE, 30/06/21 Honda has announced post-July 1 pricing for the 2021 HR-V as part of its new fixed-price Price Promise strategy.

The HR-V is another crossover pioneer, having debuted as a smaller cousin to the CR-V in 1999.

Although it has hidden rear door handles, the current model is far more conventional than the quirky first-generation car that offered a two-door option.

It’s a strong seller for Honda, having found 8181 homes in Australia last year.

The Honda HR-V was updated in April 2020, receiving wired Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Check out more of the details here, and see our thoughts on the HR-V RS here.

Honda added new interior colour options to the RS and VTi-LX models in August 2020, while prices were increased by $710-910 across the board in 2021 ahead of the introduction of the Honda ‘Price Promise’.

Prior to July 1, 2021, the range opened at $26,900 before on-road costs, with the new base price now $31,300 drive-away.

A redesigned HR-V is due in Australia within the next 12 months and will offer the option of a hybrid powertrain.

2021 Honda HR-V price and specs


  • 2021 Honda HR-V VTi: $31,300
  • 2021 Honda HR-V VTi-S: $35,100
  • 2021 Honda HR-V RS: $38,500
  • 2021 Honda HR-V VTi-LX: $41,000

All prices are drive-away.


Power in the 2021 Honda HR-V comes from a naturally-aspirated 1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol engine making 105kW of power and 172Nm of torque, sent to the front wheels through a continuously-variable transmission (CVT).

All-wheel drive is not available, regardless of which model you select.

2021 Honda HR-V price and specs

Fuel Economy

How much fuel the 2021 Honda HR-V uses depends on the model.

Although they share an engine, the VTi, VTi-S, RS, and VTi-LX all have different wheels and body add-ons.

With that in mind, Honda claims 6.6L/100km for the VTi, 6.9L/100km for the VTi-S, 6.7L/100km for the RS, and 6.9L/100km for the VTi-LX.

All models have a 50L fuel tank and run on 91RON regular unleaded fuel.


The 2021 Honda HR-V measures 4343mm long, 1772mm wide and 1605mm tall, with a 2610mm wheelbase.

Boot space is listed at 437L with the rear seats in place, and 1462L with them folded.

2021 Honda HR-V price and specs

Servicing and Warranty

Maintenance is required every 12 months or 10,000km – whichever comes first.

From July 1, 2021, the first five services are capped at $125. That means the HR-V costs just $625 to service over the first five years, down from $1544 previously.

As with the rest of the Honda range, the HR-V is backed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty and comes with five years of roadside assist.


The Honda HR-V has a five-star ANCAP rating on the back of testing conducted in 2015.

An update in 2019 made low-speed autonomous emergency braking standard across the range. All models also feature front, front-side and curtain airbags.

Features like blind-spot monitoring and lane-departure warning are available on some variants.

Standard Equipment

Standard equipment in the VTi includes:

  • 7.0-inch touchscreen
  • Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Chrome front grille
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Single-zone climate control
  • Magic Seats
  • Reversing camera
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Metallic paint

Moving to the VTi-S brings:

  • Roof rails
  • LED fog lights
  • LED headlights
  • Automatic headlights
  • Keyless entry and start
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shifter
  • Chrome and black interior trim
  • Camera-based blind-spot monitoring
  • Rear parking sensors
  • 17-inch alloy wheels

Stepping up to the RS adds:

  • Black door mirrors
  • Dark chrome body add-ons
  • Piano black body kit
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather seats
  • Sports pedals
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Crimson seat option ($400, available with white, silver, steel, black exterior)

The range-topping VTi-LX offers:

  • Chrome door handles
  • Power folding mirrors
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Power front seats
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane departure warning
  • Automatic high-beam
  • Front parking sensors
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • White seat option ($400, available with white, steel, black, red exterior)


Premium paint is standard across the range.

The following colours are available across the HR-V range:

  • Taffeta White
  • Platinum White pearlescent
  • Lunar Silver metallic
  • Modern Steel metallic
  • Crystal Black metallic
  • Phoenix Orange pearlescent
  • Passion Red pearlescent
  • Brilliant Sporty Blue metallic

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Scott Collie

Scott Collie is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Scott studied journalism at RMIT University and, after a lifelong obsession with everything automotive, started covering the car industry shortly afterwards. He has a passion for travel, and is an avid Melbourne Demons supporter.

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