The crossover industry is filled with plenty of the most efficient, stylish and well-built vehicles on the American market; this has made each one a favored option on the road, and we have two of the most consistent performers in the industry on display for you today. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 and 2017 Honda CR-V have both laid substantial claims to the top of the automotive class, and today we’ll show you how they match up with each other!
2017 Toyota RAV4 and 2017 Honda CR-V comparison
Here at Toyota Palo Alto, we want to give you a top tier car buying experience; below are some of the top specs of both the RAV4 and CR-V; check them out to see which one is best for your needs!
|2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Special Edition||vs||2021 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road|
|4.0-Liter DOHC 24-Valve V6 with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i); 270 Horsepower; 278 lb.-ft. Torque||Engine||4.0-Liter DOHC 24-Valve V6 with Dual Independent Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence (VVT-i); 270 Horsepower; 278 lb.-ft. Torque|
|4x2 or 4x4||Drivetrain||4x4|
|5,000 Pounds||Maximum Towing Capacity||5,000 Pounds|
|89.7 Cubic Feet (88.8 Cubic Feet with Optional Sliding Cargo Deck)||Maximum Cargo Capacity||89.7 Cubic Feet (88.8 Cubic Feet with Optional Sliding Cargo Deck)|
|17-inch dark gray alloy wheels with P265/70R17 tires||Wheels||17-inch 7-spoke alloy wheels with black accents and P265/70R17 tires|
|Standard||Yakima® LoadWarrior cargo basket||Not Available|
|Standard||Sliding rear cargo deck with under-floor storage compartment||Available|
|Standard||40-Quart Cooler||Not Available|
|Standard||Android Auto™ & Apple CarPlay®||Standard|
2017 Toyota RAV4 performance and technology
It’s clear that for the top performance the industry has to offer, you can’t go wrong with either the 2017 Toyota RAV4 or the 2017 Honda CR-V. Both can provide ample amounts of horsepower and torque, as well as enough cargo volume you need to take anything anywhere. However, there are definite advantages that the RAV4 brings to the table. For starters, it is outfitted with an available All-Wheel Drive system that allows you to take on any terrain with minimal effort; this, combined with an ECT-I transmission, is capable of providing you with a smooth, responsive drive that is second to none.
2017 Toyota RAV4 available safety features
As you move forward, you can rest (on plush cloth or leather seating) assured that the RAV4 has every capability of keeping you safe and secure no matter what the road ahead throws your way. It brings some driver assistance features (as part of the Toyota Safety Sense™ suite) to the market, some of which include:
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
- Automatic High Beams
- Many more!
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Test drive the 2017 Toyota RAV4 in Palo Alto CA
Many of the RAV4’s features are simply unmatched by not only the CR-V but the competition as a whole. If you’d like more information on the crossover and its capabilities, feel free to contact our sales team here at Toyota Palo Alto. We’ll get you behind the wheel for a test drive and help you work out a financing deal if you’re sure that it’s the right model for your needs. Stop in and see us today!