2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Honda CR-V

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!

Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V models in comparison image

2019 Toyota RAV4 


2019 Honda CR-V 

$25,500  Starting MSRP  $24,350 
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 

Test drive the 2019 Toyota RAV4 at Toyota Palo Alto near San Francisco CA

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:

  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Many more!

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!