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Helping You Decide Between the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek, 2023 Honda HR-V, and 2022 Mazda CX-30

The SUV market is flooded with popular models, but our team wants to help you draw the dividing line between them. We highlight each model's top features, traits, and capabilities to ensure you have everything needed for the road ahead. We look forward to working with you and pairing you with the SUV you'll love for any occasion.

We've looked through OEM pages, reviews, and press releases so that you don't have to. Choosing to shop at our Hoover dealership, near Birmingham, allows you to save time by putting all the information you could need in one place. We encourage you to explore our comparisons and reach out to our team with any questions you have about buying a new SUV.

The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek, 2023 Honda HR-V, and 2022 Mazda CX-30 are top choices for families that need interior space without sacrificing a comfortable driving experience. Small SUVs have a well-earned reputation for being versatile models to suit your needs.

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2023 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2023 Honda HR-V

  • The 2023 Subaru Crosstrek has more powertrain options than the 2023 Honda HR-V, letting you find one that matches your preferences.
  • More passenger space in the 2023 Crosstrek than the 2023 HR-V makes it a stronger choice for traveling with friends and family.
  • The cargo space is similar for each model. The 2023 Crosstrek has more, but it is less than one cubic foot of additional space.
  • The 2023 Crosstrek features more ground clearance than the 2023 Honda HR-V to help tackle more difficult conditions.
  • You can't have a six-speed manual transmission on the 2023 Honda HR-V, but you can on the 2023 Crosstrek if you don't want the CVT.



  • Water-repellant upholstery is available for the 2023 Crosstrek, something the 2023 HR-V doesn't offer.
  • Drivers can add Steering Responsive Headlights to their 2023 Crosstrek, another feature you won't find for the 2023 Honda HR-V.
  • You need to pay more for all-wheel drive on the 2023 Honda HR-V, but it's standard for every 2023 Crosstrek.
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are standard for both models.
  • Drivers will get better fuel efficiency from the 2023 Crosstrek equipped with a CVT than from the 2023 HR-V.

  • 2023 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2022 Mazda CX-30

    • The 2023 Crosstrek sports a more competitive starting price than the 2022 Mazda CX-30.
    • No hybrid powertrain is available for the 2022 Mazda CX-30, but the 2023 Crosstrek offers a hybrid.
    • You can get better fuel efficiency from the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek than the 2022 Mazda CX-30.
    • There's more cargo space in the 2023 Crosstrek than you will find in the 2022 CX-30, making it easier to bring the gear you need.
    • You'll have more passenger space in the 2023 Crosstrek than the 2022 CX-30, keeping everyone who gets inside more comfortable.



  • There is no manual transmission available for the 2022 Mazda CX-30, but the 2023 Crosstrek offers one.
  • Both models come standard with all-wheel drive to ensure you can maintain traction and control through slippery conditions.
  • Roof rails are standard for the 2023 Crosstrek, something the 2022 CX-30 makes you upgrade to include.
  • Upgrading to the 2023 Crosstrek Limited provides Steering Responsive Headlights, which you won't find anywhere in the Mazda CX-30 lineup.
  • The 2023 Crosstrek comes with more ground clearance than the 2022 CX-30, allowing you to get over more obstacles that could be in your way.