At least for the US market, the C-HR has more power than the HR-V at 144HP and 141HP respectively. Don't remember the torque specs for the HR-V. What I feel is the biggest factor for the lack luster acceleration of the C-HR is the weight. This car weighs just over 3300lbs. That's a lot of weight for a 4 cylinder putting out 144HP and 139 ft lbs of torque to move around mated to a CVT.
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