Compare The 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs The Competition in Oakland, CA

Versus The Honda CR-V

Comparing the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to the Competition at One Toyota of Oakland

Finding an excellent compact crossover SUV for your needs may seem daunting to first-time drivers but, after taking a look at everything the 2017 Toyota RAV4 has to offer, you'll know it's the right choice right away! This gorgeous crossover has a lot to offer but, as you can imagine, it has a lot of competition as well. We welcome all Oakland, San Francisco, Berkeley, Hayward, and Bay Area CA drivers to take a look below to see how we've compared it to the 2017 Honda CR-V and discover the benefits of a Toyota vehicle today! When you're done, you can find the RAV4 among the rest of our new Toyota model selection and, when you're ready to take it home, our friendly finance center experts can even help you secure a loan or lease to make your decision all the more affordable.

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. the 2017 Honda CR-V

  • With a standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 offers a more engaging and fun drive than the 2017 Honda CR-V's standard CVT can provide.
  • You'll have the choice of optional features like HD Radio and navigation in the base RAV4 model; the CR-V only offers these features on higher trim levels.
  • Your taller passengers will be delighted to find that the RAV4 offers more front leg room than the CR-V, making even the longest trips more comfortable.
  • There are more exterior color options to choose from with the base RAV4, making it easier to express your individuality at a glance than in the CR-V.
  • At the highest trim levels - the RAV4 Platinum AWD and the CR-V Touring AWD - the RAV4 boasts the more engaging 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, standard parking assistance technology, more front head and leg room, and more rear head room than the CR-V.

Versus The Hyundai Tucson

Compare the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to the Hyundai Tucson

Getting behind the wheel of an excellent compact crossover SUV means more space, more power, and more fun whether you're cruising with friends, loved ones, or even just by yourself! If you're interested in one of these small crossovers, we here at One Toyota of Oakland recommend the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to all of the drivers in Oakland, San Francisco, Hayward, Berkeley, and the Bay Area. Of course, the RAV4 has a lot of competition so, in the details below, you'll see how it compares to a main competitor: the 2017 Hyundai Tucson. Check it out and see how Toyota's option leaves Hyundai's in the rearview.

Performance

  • The 2017 Toyota RAV4's base engine offers higher horsepower and torque than the 2017 Hyundai Tucson's base engine; compare the RAV4's 176 hp and 172 lb-ft to the Tucson's 164 hp and 151 lb-ft.

Technology and Safety

  • The base 2017 RAV4 comes equipped with the Toyota Safety Sense P suite as a standard features, providing considerably more safety technologies than the base Tucson.
  • The RAV4 also comes standard with front knee airbags, while the Tucson does not.
  • The RAV4 offers a large cargo area than the Tucson by several square feet.
  • You'll also find more front head and leg room in the RAV4, ensuring a more comfortable driving experience.
  • A maximum towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. in the RAV4 makes it easier to bring along everything you need than the Tucson's maximum towing capacity of 1,000 lbs.

Trims and Options

  • The Toyota RAV4 comes in five easy trim levels - LE, XLE, SE, Limited, and Platinum - each offering more features and conveniences than the last. The Hyundai Tucson, on the other hand, comes in six trim levels - SE, SE Plus, Eco, Sport, Night, and Limited - with some offering less or completely different features, making your options more difficult to understand.
  • At the highest trim levels - RAV4 Platinum and Tucson Limited - the RAV4 offers higher EPA-estimated highway and combined fuel economy numbers, a standard auxiliary input jack, a standard navigation system, standard moonroof, more speakers for the audio system, a larger cargo area, more rear head and leg room, and a slightly lower weight for a more nimble feel.

Versus The Nissan Rogue

Compare the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to the Nissan Rogue

Performance

  • The 2017 Toyota RAV4's base engine kicks out 176 horsepower, which offers that much more muscle than the 2017 Nissan Rogue's base engine hitting 170 horsepower.
  • The standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission in the RAV4 provides a much more engaging driving experience than the Rogue's standard CVT.

Technology and Safety

  • The RAV4 earned a higher Front Passenger Crash Test Rating from the NHTSA than the Rogue.
  • The Rogue also doesn't offer standard front knee airbags, while the RAV4 does.
  • Standard RAV4 features - like privacy glass and voice commands - aren't available as standard features in the base Rogue.
  • A standard 6-speaker audio system in the RAV4 provides better sound than the standard 4-speaker audio system in the Rogue.
  • The RAV4 can tow up to a maximum of 1,500 lbs., outperforming the Rogue's max towing capacity of 1,000 lbs.
  • More rear head room in the RAV4 than in the Rogue provides a more comfortable ride for your taller friends.

Options and Trims

  • The Toyota RAV4 comes in five easy trim levels - LE, XLE, SE, Limited, and Platinum - each offering more features and conveniences than the last. The Nissan Rogue, on the other hand, only has three - S, SV, and SL - limiting your options significantly.

Versus The Ford Fusion

Comparing the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to the Ford Escape in Oakland, CA

A compact crossover SUV is just about as convenient as it gets for solo drivers and couples; there's plenty of space to get comfortable, it's small and nimble enough to get through congested urban traffic, and there are a lot of them to choose from. Speaking of which, we here at One Toyota of Oakland recommend the gorgeous 2017 Toyota RAV4 to all the drivers in Oakland, San Francisco, Hayward, Berkeley, and the Bay Area but, as you're all savvy car-buyers, we know that you require a little more proof than our recommendation! So, to see just how handily the RAV4 blows away a main competitor - the 2017 Ford Escape - we welcome you to check out our comparison below and read the facts for yourself! We're sure you'll be pleased with what you see.

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. the 2017 Ford Escape

Power and Performance

  • The RAV4 offers 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque; the Escape offers 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque.
  • The RAV4 maintains an EPA-estimated 23 mpg city and 30 mpg highway; the Escape maintains and EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

Safety and Technology

  • When properly equipped, the 2017 RAV4 has earned both a Top Safety Pick+ designation from the IIHS and a 5-Star Overall rating from the NHTSA; the 2017 Escape didn't manage to earn a Top Safety Pick designation from the IIHS.
  • The 2017 RAV4 comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense P suite of features as well, offering tech like a Pre-Collision System for both vehicle and pedestrian detection. The Escape offers no comparable standard safety suite.
  • The RAV4 also offers more standard interior technology features than the Escape, like a 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system and a six-speaker sound system, sure to make your drives as entertaining as possible without spending more on optional extras.

Trims and Options

  • The RAV4 comes in five trim levels - LE, XLE, SE, Limited, and Platinum; the Escape only comes in three trim levels - S, SE, and Titanium.
  • The RAV4 offers a total of 12 available packages, ranging from power and tech extras to convenience and even special body paint options; the Escape only offers a total of 9 available packages, further limiting the vehicle's potential to be as unique as you are.

Versus The Kia Sportage

Comparing the 2017 Kia RAV4 to the Kia Sportage in Oakland, CA

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover SUV that has a lot of personality, a ton of interior space, and a gorgeous design that simply can't be ignored! Of course, we here at One Toyota of Oakland know that it has a lot of competition, so we'd love to show you how it's superior to a main rival: the 2017 Kia Sportage. Take a look at the details below to see how the RAV4 will provide a better ride than the Sportage for drivers.

Performance

  • The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is capable of maintaining up to an EPA-estimated 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway; the 2017 Kia Sportage can only maintain up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway.

Technology and Comfort

  • Optional features in the base RAV4 model like navigation and HD Radio give it a technological leg-up over the base Sportage which offers neither of these features.
  • The RAV4 provides passengers with more front head, shoulder, and leg room so you'll have a more comfortable ride than what the Sportage can provide.
  • The RAV4 also offers a higher standard cargo area than the Sportage - 38.4 cubic feet compared to 30.7 cubic feet - as well as more maximum cargo space with all rear seats folded down than the Sportage - 73.4 cubic feet compared to 60.1 cubic feet.

Trim Levels and Options

  • The Toyota RAV4 comes in five trim levels - the base LE, XLE, SE, Limited, and Platinum - with each trim beyond the base offering both a front-wheel drive and AWD option. The Kia Sportage, on the other hand, offers only three trim levels- the base LX, EX, and SX - with the choice of either front-wheel drive or AWD. The RAV4 is the obvious pick for those who like having options.
  • The RAV4 offers seven exterior color options - one more option than the Sportage offers, and the RAV4 offers more colorful choices than Kia's vehicle.

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