There’s a reason compact SUVs have become so popular over the last several years. These vehicles offer all the power and convenience of an SUV packed into a smaller frame that’s ideal for cruising around city streets.
No matter where you are in the Palatine, Arlington Heights, and Rolling Meadows, IL, area, either the 2021 Toyota RAV4 or 2021 Honda CR-V could be an excellent choice for you. Let Arlington Toyota help you choose a vehicle that will satisfy all your needs with this Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V comparison.
When driving an SUV, you’ll likely invite your friends along for the ride. While both the RAV4 and CR-V have seating for up to five passengers, you may find one model has more of the features you need most.
You’ll reach your destination with minimal gas station stops since the RAV4 is available with a hybrid powertrain that can achieve EPA-estimated 41 city and 38 highway MPG.1 When it comes to fuel economy, the Honda CR-V simply can’t compete since it maxes out at an EPA-estimated 40 city and 35 highway MPG with its available hybrid powertrain for the EX, EX-L, and Touring Hybrid trims.2
Beyond that, road trips will be comfortable with the RAV4 since it comes available with SofTex®-trimmed seating surfaces. This unique material isn’t available in the CR-V but offers a blend of style and durability that you won’t want to miss out on.
To keep every passenger occupied during that road trip of yours, you’ll want your SUV to include a comprehensive infotainment system.
The available Premium Audio system of the RAV4 includes incredible features, such as:
While the CR-V can offer a few similar features, its available 9-speaker audio system will be no substitute for that of that RAV4. Additionally, this SUV offers a slightly smaller 7-inch display screen.
Driver-assistance technology is a must-have in modern SUVs. This technology has come so far over the years and now includes features that make driving safer and easier than ever before.
With the RAV4, you’ll get standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0, which includes an array of technology, such as:
The driver-assistance system of the CR-V is a little more spartan. While it comes standard with several similar features to those found in the RAV4, it doesn’t have anything like Road Sign Assist.
2021 Toyota RAV4 vs 2021 Honda CR-V: The Verdict
If you’re looking for a dependable SUV to enhance your drives near Palatine, Arlington Heights, and Rolling Meadows, Illinois, we think that the 2021 Toyota RAV4 is the way to go. However, you don’t have to take our word for it. Come see it in person and take it for a test drive at our dealership.
We’ll make sure that you drive home feeling confident in your choice, so schedule your Toyota RAV4 test drive with Arlington Toyota today!
1 EPA-estimated 27 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE FWD and Limited FWD; 27 city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg for 2021RAV4 LE AWD; 28 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE FWD and XLE Premium FWD; 27 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 Adventure and Limited AWD; 25 city/32 hwy/28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road; and 41 city/38 hwy/40 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XLE Premium Hybrid, XSE Hybrid, and Limited Hybrid. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.
2 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 highway/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.