2016 Honda HR-V LX vs 2016 Nissan Juke S

Nowadays drivers have more options to choose from for a new vehicle than ever before. The market continues to grow, which can make it difficult to decide on the perfect vehicle. That’s where we come in - our team here at Garden State Honda is working to provide our readers with comparisons of all the newest Honda models and their competitors. This time we’re focusing on the compact SUV segment with the all-new Honda HR-V. To keep the comparison equal, we’re going to focus on the base models for both vehicles. The 2016 Honda HR-V LX will be compared to the 2016 Nissan Juke S to show drivers what each one has to offer.

To start, drivers will notice the Honda HR-V is equipped with a slightly larger and more efficient engine. Both vehicles are set standard with an automatic transmission. However, the Honda HR-V LX model offers drivers the option of both a manual and automatic transmission depending on their preference. Drivers will have the choice between front- and all-wheel drive for both vehicles, but we’re focusing on the front-wheel drive trims for this comparison.

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2016 Honda HR-V LX 2016 Nissan Juke S
1.8-liter I-4 Engine 1.6-liter I-4
24.3 cu. Ft. Cargo Volume 10.5 cu. Ft.
Standard Floor Mats Optional
100.1 cu. Ft. Passenger Volume 86.7 cu. Ft.

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One of the main differences between the 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2016 Nissan Juke is the size. As noted above, the Honda HR-V offers twice the amount of cargo space, and it has a larger overall interior volume. Both vehicles have seating for five passengers, but the HR-V gives them more room to stretch out. Rear seat passengers in the Nissan Juke have 32.1 inches to stretch out their legs, whereas passengers in the back seat of the HR-V have 39.3 inches of legroom. With the rear seat folded down, drivers will reveal 56.8 cubic feet of cargo space in the Honda HR-V and just 35.9 cubic feet in the Nissan Juke.

When it comes to safety, both of these compact SUVs are sure to keep you protected. Each one comes standard with traction control, brake assist, stability control and tire pressure monitor systems to ensure proper tire inflation at all times. Child proof rear door locks are also standard on both vehicles for an added peace-of-mind. Hill start assist is standard on the 2016 Honda HR-V LX, but it is not available on the Nissan Juke S.

There are quite a few standard comfort and convenience features standard on the 2016 Honda HR-V LX that are not available on the Nissan Juke S. These features include a rear 60/40 split folding, reclining bench seat, a stereo anti-theft system and seatback storage. Drivers who choose the HR-V will have the option of fog lights, which are not offered on the Juke. Both vehicles are set standard with cruise control, rearview cameras and remote keyless entry.

Those interested in learning more about the 2016 Honda HR-V are welcome to contact our team here at Garden State Honda for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel of this new compact SUV by scheduling a test drive online today.

2016 Honda HR-V power liftgate
2016 Honda HR-V seating options
2016 Honda HR-V cargo volume
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