2017 Toyota Rav4 vs 2017 Honda CR-V

If you are looking to break free this summer and leave the comfort of your couch, then it’s time to get out and explore the wonders of Wisconsin and secrets hidden across the great United States. Summer is the ideal season to see the country, whether your perfect adventure is to the state park or across the country it’s time to load up and go. If you are struggling to fit the family or all the gear into your full-size sedan, then it’s time to upgrade to the 2017 Toyota Rav4 or the 2017 Honda CR-V. Toyota and Honda have always been known for their efficiency and durability and the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and 2017 Honda CR-V don not disappoint.

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2017 Toyota Rav4 Versus 2017 Honda CR-V
4.0L V6 Standard Engine 2.4L In-line 4-Cylinder
270 Horsepower 184
21 MPG Highway Fuel Efficiency 32 MPG Highway
89.7 cubic feet Total Cargo Volume 75.8 cubic feet

The graph above outlines the standard powertrain specs and cargo volume of the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the Honda CR-V.

Towing & Safety

As you can see from the graph above the 2017 Toyota Rav4 outperforms the 2017 Honda CR-V in horsepower and total cargo volume. The 2017 Toyota Rav4 also has more towing capacity (5,000 pounds) than the 2017 Honda Rav4 (1,500 pounds). Reinforced body-on-frame construction, independent double wishbone front suspension, and 4-link lateral rod rear suspension help the Toyota Rav4 tow all that weight with ease. A 5-speed automatic transmission inside the 2017 Toyota Rav4 seamlessly moves through gears whether hauling cargo or highway cruising.

Both the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the Honda CR-V have active safety features like: vehicle stability control with traction control, anti-lock brakes, electronic brake-force distribution with brake assist, that are always on alert. Passive safety features like front, side and side curtain airbags adorn both the 2017 Toyota Rav4 and the Honda CR-V but only the 2017 Toyota Rav4 offers driver and front passenger knee airbags as well. The 2017 Toyota Rav4 is an excellent summer exploration vehicle, equipped with more power and versatile interior space than the 2017 Honda CR-V. Don’t let the rest of summer pass you by and get to Hesser Toyota and find the perfect 2017 Rav4 for you today.

Driver cockpit of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Looking out the moonroof of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Couple loading the rear cargo net storage of the 2017 Toyota Rav4
Rear cargo hold of the 2017 Toyota Rav4