2017 Toyota Rav4 Vs The Competition

The Rav4 is Compared to the Escape, CR-V, Rogue and Forester

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The 2017 Toyota Rav4 Takes on the Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Subaru Forester at Red Deer Toyota

There’s a reason the Toyota RAV4 continues to be Canada’s favourite crossover vehicle, it’s equipped with all the features you will want in your vehicle right off the lot without having to pay for further upgrades – of which there are some good ones however, for the inclined. Compared to the Ford Escape, the Honda CR-V, the Nissan Rogue, and the Subaru Forester, the RAV4 proves itself to feature more standard safety and comfort amenities, all while delivering an exhilarating performance and exceptional fuel economy. Let’s take a look at what makes each of these popular Crossovers unique so you can pick the one that best suits your needs. Visit Red Deer Toyota today for more information.

2017 Rav4 Features

As one of the most popular Crossovers n the road today, the RAV4 is filled with 20 years of design enhancements and modern technology to make your drive safe, comfortable and always fun. It comes equipped with Toyota’s STAR Safety system and Toyota Safety Sense P to ensure that you and your passengers are always in the best hands without compromise, as well as advanced entertainment tech to keep everyone connected and focused exactly where they want to or need to be. With the option of Hybrid models available, the RAV4 extends its combination of Sport and Utility to the future of cleaner vehicles, allowing you the driver to have better control over your journey and carbon footprint alike.

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2017 Toyota Rav4 Features vs competitors at Red deer Toyota

2017 Ford Escape

2017 Ford Escape compared to the 2017 Toyota Rav4

The Ford Escape is often an attractive option for those looking to buy a new SUV as it comes in a lower price point than many others in its class. It’s worth noting that albeit a lower cost, the Escape does not compare as well with its fuel economy performance and most safety and entertainment amenities that you find standard on the RAV4 are only available with upgrades or not at all.

2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Honda CR-V compared to the 2017 Toyota Rav4

The CR-V offers some great value in the world of SUVs. Coming in at only a hair less in cost than the RAV4, it offers a few extra horsepower and an impressive fuel economy by the use of a smaller 1.5L engine as compared to the RAV4 these other vehicles. While the smaller engine provides an efficient performance, torque comes in a little lower while the RAV4 has more capability to get you out of a tough spot with more ferocity as well as a tighter turning radius (5.3m vs 5.7m). While the CR-V offers attractive performance features, you don’t get the comprehensive Toyota Safety Sense P system, Backup Camera and SIRI Eyes Free distraction-free driving tech that comes standard with the RAV4.

2017 Nissan Rogue

2017 Nissan Rogue compared to the 2017 Toyota Rav4

The Nissan Rogue is a good-looking SUV that comes in a slightly lower price point to the RAV4, however those interested should pay note to the fact that it features a slightly smaller overall body size that results in a little less cargo and passenger space on the inside. Certain modern tech on the RAV4 such as Distance Pacing Cruise Control and Pre-Collision System (PCS) mitigation make for more assurance against mishaps on the road.

2017 Subaru Forester

2017 Subaru Forester compared to the 2017 Toyota Rav4

The Forester holds up quite well against the RAV4, as well as the CR-V. It is the cheapest of the three vehicles, but it has the least power, and its fuel economy falls between the two. Many safety features that are standard in the RAV4 are part of an optional safety package from Subaru, so you’ll have to pay extra for this extra layer of security. The RAV4 features about 120L of extra internal cargo space over the Forester for your family adventures as well as a little extra shoulder room for you and your passengers.

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Find the 2017 Toyota Rav4 at Red Deer Toyota in Red Deer, AB

All in all, the RAV4 is well equipped to handle all your driving needs, marrying the worlds of Sport and Utility with a seamlessness never before achieved. Uncompromising safety and value is part of the Toyota brand and with the RAV4 you can rest assure that you and your passengers are being taken care of from every angle, at all times with every measure possible. Come down to Red Deer Toyota today and our staff will show you everything that makes the 2017 Toyota RAV4 the best crossover vehicle. Our showroom is located at 413 Lantern St, Red Deer County, AB T4E 0A5 and you can always give our expert Sales Staff a call at (403) 343-3736 for more information. We look forward to serving you.

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    Phone: (403) 343-3736

    413 Lantern St. Red Deer County, AB


    Phone: (403) 343-3736

    413 Lantern St. Red Deer County, AB
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