Should you buy the 2019 Toyota RAV4 or 4Runner?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparison, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota RAV4 on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at 5:35 pm
2019 Toyota RAV4 and 4Runner models in comparison image

2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Toyota 4Runner 

Being able to produce a class-leading vehicle is no easy task, as striking a perfect balance between performance and innovation takes years of research, development and due diligence to achieve. It’s for this reason that the Toyota model family is so remarkable – just about every market segment in the automotive industry is led by the brand, and for your off-roading SUV needs, the all-new RAV4 and 4Runner models are the best options out there. If you’re looking to see which one is best for you, we’ve got you covered. Check out our 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Toyota 4Runner comparison today! 

Comparison between the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Toyota 4Runner 

To help you in your search for the perfect adventure-ready SUV, we’ve put some research together on what both the 2019 RAV4 and 4Runner models have in store. You’re free to run through our chart below!


2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Toyota 4Runner
$25,500 Starting MSRP $35,110
Compact SUV Designation Midsize SUV
2.5-liter Inline 4 Engine Options 4.0-liter V6
203 horsepower / 184 pound-feet of torque Maximum Horsepower and Torque Output 270 horsepower / 278 pound-feet of torque
Five Passengers / Up to 69.8 cubic feet Seating and Cargo Capacities Five Passengers / Up to 89.7 cubic feet
26 miles per gallon city / 34 highway City and Highway Fuel Economy 17 miles per gallon city / 21 highway
3,500 pounds / 1,080 pounds Maximum Towing and Payload Rating 5,000 pounds / 1,495 pounds


In addition to what we’ve listed above, both the RAV4 and 4Runner offer All-Wheel Drive capabilities, high-tech infotainment systems (thanks to Toyota’s in-house EnTune™ operating system) and even more, all of which ensure that you’ll be able to keep the good times going long after you’ve left the road.  


2019 Toyota RAV4 parked on mountainous terrain backdrop

Rear shot of blue 2019 Toyota 4Runner driving on waterfront road


Click here to see more research we’ve done on the 2019 RAV4 and 4Runner models!


Test drive a Toyota SUV at Toyota Palo Alto near San Francisco CA 

We bet that you’re interested in seeing what else the 2019 RAV4 and 4Runner have in store. If that’s the case, you’re in luck – be sure to contact our Toyota Palo Alto sales team if we can answer any further questions that you may have. We can also get you set up for a test drive at the date and time of your choosing, so be sure to stop by and see us as soon as you can!

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