Compare 2018 Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CR-V

Specs at a Glance

2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Toyota RAV4

Engine

  2.5L

Fuel Capacity

  15.9 gallons


2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V

Engine

  2.4L

Fuel Capacity

  14.0 gallons

2018 Toyota RAV4 vs 2018 Honda CR-V

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For the past two decades, Japanese cars have gained a lot of popularity all over the world including the US and more so in third world countries. This is mainly due to the fact that Japanese cars are a lot cheaper in comparison with European cars with similar performance attributes. When it comes to SUVs Japanese car manufacturers have not been left behind. The Toyota RAV4 and the Honda CR-V are one of the oldest and most popular Japanese SUVs in production today. The new models of the SUV brands live up to the names of their predecessors and come with a host of new features to make them better than the old models.

Trims

Both the 2018 Honda CR-V and the 2018 Toyota RAV4 come with a redesigned body that allows for the customers to choose between different trims to suit their specific needs. Both SUVs offer their customers a number of different trim types to suit their different needs. The Honda CR-V comes in LX, EX-L, EX, and Touring trim levels. The RAV4 has more trim level options consisting of XLE, Adventure, SE, LE, Platinum, and Limited trim levels. There is also a hybrid version of the 2018 Toyota RAV4. Both SUVs have a choice of front or all-wheel drive. For most people the front-wheel drive is sufficient but for people who lie in harsh winter conditions or those who just prefer all-wheel-drive the upgrade is recommended. The upgrade to all-wheel-drive is cheaper for the Toyota RAV4 than the Honda CR-V.

Interior

The interior of both vehicles is comfortable and roomy and has a carrying capacity of 5 passengers. Both of these cars are perfect for use as a family car due to the comfort and capacity. In addition, the cars rank high on safety tests as they are fitted with the latest technology to boost safety for you and your family. The base CR-V models miss out on a lot of safety tech like automatic emergency braking, active lane control, and adaptive cruise control. These features are found of higher trims. For the RAV4, all trims come with safety tech installed unlike the CR-V where you have to get the more expensive models to get the safety tech.

Features

The main reason people buy crossover SUVs such as the Toyota RAV4 and the Honda CR-V is to be used as a family car. It is important to have a state of the art entertainment system in the SUV for those long boring drives to be more bearable. The 2018 CR-V has a state of the art 7.0 inch HondaLink infotainment system that is user friendly and compatible Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The 2018 RAV4 infotainment system is slightly better than the CR-V's system as it responds faster and is generally better. It is also compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The RAV4's system may be a bit better and more responsive but you are assured of quality entertainment in both SUVs.

If you are interested in giving the RAV4 a test drive, make your way tour dealership and talk to any of our staff to schedule a test drive. Our staff is always ready to serve our customers while ensuring they get a feel of the vehicles before deciding on buying. You can stop by anytime to get firsthand experience of the 2018 Toyota RAV4.


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