10005 West Papago Fwy
Directions Avondale, AZ 85323

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Compare The 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs The Competition: The 2017 Honda CRV

Versus The 2017 Honda CR-V

Head to Head, 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE Shows Up its Honda CR-V Competition

The market for new vehicles is replete with options, and often, there are too many to avoid the inevitable confusion about what features distinguish one from another. Thankfully, for you as well as us here at Avondale Toyota, the choice becomes easy when it comes time to pit hard-chargers like the front-wheel drive 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE SUV against its two-wheel drive 2017 Honda CR-V LX competitor. Let us put a bit of our expert knowledge to the test, and you'll see that 2017 RAV4's an SUV ideal for your travel needs, on and off-road.

When it Comes to Going the Extra Mile, 2017 RAV4 LE Excels

It's true that 2017 RAV4 and 2017 CR-V showcase comparable fuel economy, with the former offering 23 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, and 26 mpg combined against Honda's respective 26 mpg, 32 mpg and 28 mpg. And it's likewise the case that each puts out similar horsepower and torque, Toyota RAV4 shelling 176 and 172 pound-feet respectively, as against Honda's showing of 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet. Each model even has a comparable transmission: 2017 RAV4 evinces a 6-speed automatic to Honda's variable one. And both models show themselves roomy and cargo friendly. Toyota RAV4's 38.4 cubic feet of space is within an inch of Honda's 39.2 cubic feet, and each has head, hip, shoulder, and leg room to compete, within one to a few inches.

It's in the performance and safety details that Toyota's SUV pulls ahead.

Specification Comparisons: RAV4 vs CR-V

  • 2017 Toyota RAV4 features a long-haul 416-mile cruising range, and with a 15.9-gallon fuel capacity. Honda CR-V's range is only 392 miles, and on a 14.0-gallon capacity.
  • Likewise, RAV4's 3.82 axle ratio to Honda's 5.05 shows that the former achieves comparatively better fuel economy, and at the same 1,500-pound tow rating.
  • RAV4's curb-to-curb turning circle is 34.8 inches, whereas Honda's is 37.4 inches. That means RAV4 shows off better handling in tighter spaces.
  • 2017 RAV4 offers both a higher and a balanced ride and, its 67.1-inch overall height and 183.5-inch overall length surpassing that of Honda, at 66.1 inches and 180.6 inches respectively. And that's at a comparable 104.7-inch wheelbase. RAV4 proudly displays the ability to keep you both stable and higher off the ground to surmount road obstacles.
  • Toyota RAV4's Limited Slip Differential, a veritable model of traction optimization, steps up against Honda CR-V, which doesn't make a comparable feature available.
  • The NHTSA awards 2017 Toyota RAV4 4-star Driver Front Crash Test and Passenger Front Crash Test Ratings. 2017 Honda CR-V isn't rated. And front knee airbags come as a welcome addition to this peace of mind in RAV4. In Honda CR-V, they're not available.

Time for that Long-Planned Road Trip? See What a 2017 Toyota RAV4 Can Do for Your Excursion

So when it comes time to purchase or lease a brand-new 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE, or any other RAV4 trim in Toyota's and our top-notch lineup, you're invited to visit us at our Avondale Toyota dealer showroom, here at 10005 West Papago Fwy in Avondale, AZ. We make the process quick and enjoyable, with a friendly and knowledgeable expert staff standing by to introduce you to your diverse options and answer any questions you may have. We're looking forward to putting you in the driver's seat of a thrilling 2017 Toyota RAV4 for a spin!

Avondale Toyota
Local Toyota Dealer selling new Toyota, Certified Pre-Owned, and used cars.
Serving: Avondale, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Tempe, AZ, Glendale, AZ and Peoria, AZ.
10005 West Papago Fwy, Avondale, Arizona 85323


Avondale Toyota

10005 West Papago Fwy
Directions Avondale, AZ 85323

  • Sales: (844)-610-8941
  • Service: (844)-528-4833
  • Parts: (844)-528-4834

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