2018 Toyota RAV4 vs 2018 Honda CR-V

There aren't many vehicle manufacturers on the market today that have garnered the type of rivalry status that the Toyota and Honda brands enjoy. Strong industry competition forces both of these models to outdo each other with each passing model year, and this commitment to betterment in the market extends to either's crossovers as well. Both the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and 2018 Honda CR-V have grown to become favorites for both off-road adventurers and daily commuters, standing as a testament to the versatility of each. But which one is best for you?

We know you have a lot of options on the market these days, and that's why our Toyota Palo Alto team has put together some research on the RAV4 and CR-V models, in order to aid in your decision. Come with us and see which crossover flagbearer suits your needs!

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2018 RAV4 vs 2018 CR-V
$24,410  Starting MSRP  $24,150 
2.5-liter Inline 4 / 176 horsepower  Engine / Horsepower  1.5-liter Inline 4 / 184 horsepower 
23 miles per gallon city / 30 highway  Fuel Economy Rating  28 miles per gallon city / 34 highway 
Up to 73.4 cubic feet  Interior Cargo Volume  Up to 75.8 cubic feet 

Get the 2018 Toyota RAV4 in Palo Alto CA

As shown above, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 in Palo Alto CA and 2018 Honda CR-V are highly capable of providing you the best of both worlds, but there are definite ways that the RAV4 holds an upper hand, especially when considering its ability to handle the terrain off the pavement and do so with comfort. Dynamic Torque-Control All-Wheel Drive is available, and stepping inside puts you on heated, leather-stitched front seats. So, all that's left for you to do is ride on with confidence in ways that the 2018 CR-V can't provide, including Entune™ infotainment and JBL® Premium Audio. In addition, the RAV4 offers many top-tier safety features that the CR-V isn't able to duplicate, due to the Toyota Safety Sense™ suite of driver assistance innovations. Some of these include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Many more!

We hope we've convinced you of the 2018 RAV4's clout in the automotive industry. If so, feel free to contact our sales team today and set up a test drive with us! We're always happy to run you through everything there is to know about one of America's favorite crossover models.

Man driving inside 2018 Toyota RAV4 with exterior view into woodland and center touchscreen in frame
White 2018 Toyota RAV4 driving down forested road with blue RAV4 model in background
Two people placing cargo inside rear area of 2018 Toyota RAV4
White Toyota RAV4 parked on dirt road with mountainous terrain in background