Crossovers have become wildly popular over the past few years and so Toyota created the all-new C-HR which is a new take on a modern crossover. C-HR stands for coupe high-rider and the 2018 Toyota C-HR is smaller and more affordable than the popular RAV4. This all-new model offers a lot of unique design elements and features to customers and so to more information check out this 2018 Toyota C-HR vs 2017 Toyota RAV4 comparison.
Looking at these two models they have very different design elements. While the RAV4 goes for the sporty and off-road capable look and styling the new C-HR gives off a sleek, city-ready design. As mentioned before, the C-HR is smaller in size when compared to the RAV4 and customers will notice that more in the cargo area. The C-HR only offers 19 cubic feet of cargo space which is still adequate and more than the typical sedan trunk size but the RAV4 features 38.4 cubic feet of cargo volume. Customers looking for additional space to haul sporting equipment, bikes, coolers and camping equipment might find the RAV4 more capable in that department.
The 2018 C-HR is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 144 horsepower. The C-HR is only available in front-wheel drive and does not have available all-wheel drive. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 176 horsepower and comes standard with front-wheel drive as well but all-wheel drive is optional on the RAV4. Though still similar, the C-HR gets slightly better fuel economy, especially in the city. Combined mpg for the 2018 C-HR is 29 and the 2017 RAV4 receives 26 mpg combined.
There are a lot of key differences between the 2018 Toyota C-HR and 2017 Toyota RAV4. Each model offers a number of qualities that appeal to a more specific audience. Check out our website to read more on the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR or the 2017 Toyota RAV4. Give us a call today to schedule a test drive or to talk with a team member for more information.