Compare: New Toyota RAV4 vs. Competitors

Highlighting How Other SUVs Compare with the New Toyota RAV4 in Newburgh

Comparing similar vehicles is something that all car shoppers have to tackle when trying to find the right fit for them, and it is important because of how big a decision buying a new car is. At Newburgh Toyota, we believe in helping car shoppers explore the benefits of each model on the market, and we are confident that our Toyota models can toe-to-toe with any competitor out there.

One such model that we know car shoppers want to compare is the new Toyota RAV4, which has a terrific package of traits we know drivers from Wappingers Falls to Middletown enjoy in their crossover SUVs. Of course, the crossover SUV class is one of the most competitive vehicle segments out there, but the Toyota RAV4 compares favorably to models like the Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V, which are two of the most popular SUVs around the greater Fishkill area. To highlight the benefits of buying a Toyota RAV4, we compare the Toyota SUV with the competition below, so check it out before making a decision!


Rearview of the RAV4
Subaru Forester

Toyota RAV4 vs. Subaru Forester

  • Subaru SUVs have a lot of fans in the area because of their capability and durability, but the Toyota RAV4 comes out ahead of the Subaru Forester in those traits. Its standard engine has more horsepower and torque than the lone engine available in the Subaru Forester, and this helps the Toyota RAV4 tow more than the Forester.
  • Speaking of engine options, we have new Toyota RAV4 Hybrids for sale near Fishkill, which are great for those wanting value and to spend less time at the pump. There is no Subaru Forester Hybrid option.
  • These two SUVs are similar in size, although the Toyota RAV4 is a tad shorter, but, inside, the Toyota RAV4 has some advantages. For example, the Toyota RAV4 fits more cargo when all seats are up than the Subaru Forester, which helps when you want you're heading somewhere with four other passengers and a lot of gear.
  • When you're looking for features, you'll find many in the Toyota RAV4 that the Subaru Forester doesn't have. The Toyota RAV4 comes standard with items, like Lane Tracing Assist, that the Subaru Forester doesn't offer, and the Toyota RAV4 offers Woodbury drivers other features, like ventilated front seats and a digital rearview mirror, that aren't offered in the Subaru SUV.
  • When you compare the Toyota RAV4 infotainment system to that of the Subaru Forester, you'll notice some significant differences. The touchscreen display for the infotainment system on the new Subaru RAV4 is 7-inches diagonally, while the Subaru Multimedia system is only 6.5 inches diagonally. Plus, many Woodbury, NY drivers have rated the infotainment system on the new Toyota RAV4 as more responsive overall than the unit equipped to the Subaru Forester.
  • One of the coolest features on the newly standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 system on the Toyota RAV4 is its Traffic  Sign Reader, which automatically recognizes road signs and displays them on your driver instrumentation. Unfortunately, you won't find comparable features on the new Subaru Forester.
  • If you're looking to personalize your next crossover, it's worth noting that the new Toyota RAV4 has more trim options available than the new Subaru Forester.

New Toyota RAV4 in Newburgh, NY
Honda CR-V

Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CR-V

  • The Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V have been going head to head for many years now, and the new generation of the Toyota RAV4 provides a more modern SUV than the Honda CR-V. You'll notice that with standard features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which are not standard in the Honda SUV.
  • Want comfort for all passengers? The Toyota RAV4 has available heated rear seats, which are not an option in the Honda CR-V, and the Toyota RAV4 has more rear-row head and hip room.
  • Looking for more power right out of the gate? The standard 203-horsepower engine on the new Toyota RAV4 easily surpasses the power output of the 190-horsepower turbocharged unit on the new Honda CR-V
  • Both of these crossover SUVs offer hybrid options, but the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid near Middletown provides more power and greater capability, which you'll also notice when comparing the base engines of the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V.
  • Safety is vital to every car shopper, and both the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 come standard with advanced safety technologies. However, the Toyota RAV4 comes standard with more driver-assist systems, like Road Sign Assist, than the Honda CR-V does.
  • If you're looking to take your adventures from the streets of the greater New Windsor, NY area and off the beaten path, you'll want to opt for the available Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road. Sporting an off-road tuned suspension, all-terrain tires, and aggressive black exterior trim, the new Toyota RAV4 is sure to spur your adventurous spirit. Unfortunately, many Honda CR-V owners will miss out on those outdoor adventures, as that model lacks many off-road-oriented amenities and features. 
  • One of our favorite new features on the Toyota RAV4 is its available Digital Rearview Mirror, which allows you to see out the back of your car even when your cargo area is loaded to the top with luggage. Unfortunately, you won't find such a feature equipped to the new Honda CR-V.
RAV4 interior front dashboard

Experience the Quality of the Toyota RAV4 Firsthand at Newburgh Toyota

These are just some of the ways that Toyota RAV4 provides value, reliability, and an enjoyable driving experience every time that you get behind the wheel. If this Toyota RAV4 comparison interests you, be sure to reach out to our dealership to learn more about this new SUV. Plus, it never hurts to experience the quality of your next vehicle in person, so set up a Toyota RAV4 test drive or just swing by to see our different offers!

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    218 Route 17K
    Newburgh, NY 12550

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