When it comes to SUVs, drivers near the Statesboro, Metter, and Sylvania areas have a lot to choose from. However, there is no denying that Toyota and Honda put out some of the most popular models, the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V. If you have been thinking about which one will better fulfill your driving needs, Franklin Toyota is here to help.
With our RAV4 vs. CR-V comparison, you can see what both SUVs bring to the table. By seeing the similarities and differences, you’ll be able to make an educated decision on which will best suit you. Let’s jump right in and go over the performance of these vehicles.
Be sure to also check out our RAV4 vs Forester comparison as well!
There is no doubt that these SUVs pack some serious punch on the road. They both offer plenty of power, efficiency, and smoothness to elevate your commutes. However, there are some differences to consider.
Under the hood of the 2019 Honda CR-V, you’ll find the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. This provides your drives with 184 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque, ideal for city driving. This powertrain is paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) that supports an estimated fuel economy of 26 city/32 highway/28 combined MPG.
On the other hand, you have the 2019 Toyota RAV4, which is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. This boasts an impressive 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, giving you more oomph for your drives. Plus, this engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, which includes sequential shift mode for a more customized ride. With this configuration, you may find yourself filling up the tank less with an EPA-estimated mileage of 26 city/35 highway/30 combined MPG.*
Learn more by reading our Toyota RAV4 MPG review
In this day and age, it’s pretty crucial to have a load of technology at your fingertips at all times, so your SUV should be no different. This is why Toyota has made a suite of features standard in every trim of the RAV4, allowing you to keep connected and entertained no matter where you’re headed. This includes a 7-inch multimedia touchscreen display that hosts tons of systems. Here, you can access Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Siri Eyes Free, and Amazon Alexa. You can also upgrade this screen to a bigger 8 inches.
When compared to the RAV4, unfortunately, the CR-V falls a little short with technology. This vehicle comes standard with an LCD 5-inch display, which does not feature touchscreen capabilities. However, a 7-inch display is available on higher trims as is Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. However, Siri Eyes Free and Amazon Alexa are not.
Franklin Toyota thinks both SUVs will no doubt provide a solid ride for your commutes near the Statesboro, Metter, and Sylvania area. To elevate them even more with more standard technology and oomph under the hood, the 2019 RAV4 is a great choice. To schedule a test drive, contact our team today!
* 2019 EPA-estimated 26 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for RAV4 LE FWD, XLE FWD, XLE Premium FWD and Limited FWD; 27city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg for LE AWD; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for XLE AWD, XLE Premium AWD, Adventure and Limited AWD; and 41 city/38 hwy/40 combined mpg for RAV4 LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. Actual mileage will vary.