The varied landscape that surrounds Palo Alto and the rest of the Bay Area is ripe for adventure, a proposition that’s made even sweeter when you have a durable and intrepid crossover SUV in your driveway and ready to go. Toyota and Honda, no surprise, have found themselves at the top of the crossover market for the 2019 model year, thanks to their respective RAV4 and CR-V models. Both of these are renowned for their airtight and fun performance features, as well as drivetrains that can tackle any terrain. It’s because of this that neither one is a bad option, but how do they stack up in other fields?
That’s what our Toyota Palo Alto team wants to help you determine today – we've put some research together on the RAV4 and CR-V, so feel free to join us as we show you the ins and outs of each!
2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Honda CR-V
|2.5-liter Inline 4 / 203 horsepower & 184 pound-feet||Engine / Horsepower and Torque Output||1.5-liter Inline 4 / 184 horsepower & 179 pound-feet|
|Five Passengers / 73.4 cubic feet||Seating Capacity / Maximum Cargo Volume||Five Passengers / 75.8 cubic feet|
|26 miles per gallon city / 35 miles per gallon highway||City and Highway Fuel Economy||28 miles per gallon city / 34 highway|
Besides its greater power output, Terrain Management System, and durable All-Wheel Drive powertrain, where the 2019 RAV4 really makes its mark when compared to the 2019 CR-V is in the tech innovations that you’re sure to love. For starters, the RAV4 offers a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, which means that you can stay connected to your busy life whether you’re in the streets of the city or the highest peaks of the mountains that surround us. On your way to your destination, the RAV4 can keep you safe in ways that the CR-V can’t, thanks in large part to the Toyota Safety Sense™ driver assistance suite, which offers the following innovations:
Be sure to contact our Toyota Palo Alto sales team today if you’d like to schedule a no-hassle test drive of the 2019 RAV4. We’re always happy to get you inside, or off the lot with a budget-friendly financing deal if you’re ready to sign off!