With so many vehicles available in the SUV market, it’s important for drivers to stay informed about the latest models and how they compare to competing SUVs. Wondering how the completely-redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 compares to the 2019 Honda CR-V? We’ve broken down all the notable differences between the 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2019 Honda CR-V.
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 can be purchased in one of five trim levels (LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure and Limited) while the 2019 Honda CR-V is offered in only four (LX, EX, EX-L and Touring). While the 2019 RAV4’s features are spread evenly across its five trims, many of the 2019 CR-V’s advanced features are only offered in its higher trims. Notably, Apple CarPlay smartphone integration is standard in the 2019 RAV4 but not the 2019 CR-V.
While many drivers don’t associate SUVs with performance, an engine’s power plays an important role in every vehicle. An SUV with a powerful engine will feel more responsive to drive than an SUV with a weaker engine. The 2019 Toyota RAV4’s standard engine generates 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, while the 2019 Honda CR-V’s standard engine has a weaker output of 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.
The 2019 Toyota RAV4’s fuel economy ratings are top-notch, too. Receiving 26 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon the highway, few competing crossover SUVs can match the efficiency of the 2019 RAV4.
Available 2019 Toyota RAV4 interior comfort features include: Heated front seats, a rear liftgate window defogger, sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors, a rear cargo area cover, four cupholders, four bottle holders, a remote keyless entry system, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and an integrated panoramic backup camera with dynamic gridlines.