2016 Toyota RAV4 slays the Honda CR-V!

Have you been weighing the pros and cons of new SUVs? There are a lot of mid-sized SUVs out there on the market, but your garage (and your wallet) only has room for one. To help you narrow down your options, Toyota of N Charlotte is comparing two of the top models and determining which is the better buy.

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2016 Honda CR-V!

Toyota RAV4 vs Honda CR-V

That's right- we're pitting the N Charlotte Toyota RAV4 against the Honda CR-V to decide which is the ultimate SUV. More specifically, we're comparing the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Limited to the 2016 Honda CR-V EX-L. These two SUVs may have a lot of commonalities, but only one is the best and is the one for you! How do we determine the winner of this contest? By looking at elements like:

  • Performance
  • Size
  • Safety and Technology
  • Price

After a thorough comparison, our new Toyota dealership near Charlotte has determined that the 2016 Toyota RAV4 is the superior SUV and that this Toyota SUV should be YOURS! Why is that? This is what our car shopping experts discovered:

See why our N Charlotte Toyota SUV takes the cake!

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The two SUVs come close in performance standards, with their equal seating capacities, 1,500 pound towing capacity and automatic transmission. The new Toyota RAV4 near Charlotte has a larger, 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine. However, the Honda CR-V generates less than 10 more horsepower than our N Charlotte Toyota RAV4. They are close in fuel economy as well. The Honda CR-V gets 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway, while the new Toyota RAV4 near Charlotte is right on its heels with 23 city and 30 mpg on the highway.  


When it comes to space, it isn't lacking in a new Toyota SUV near Charlotte. This Toyota SUV sits a little higher off the ground for convenience, and is longer and wider, creating more space for comfort inside. It also has more cargo volume! The 2016 Honda CR-V has 37.2 cubic feet of cargo room, but the 2016 Toyota RAV4 has 38.4! In addition, the N Charlotte Toyota SUV has a larger 15.9-gallon fuel tank!

Safety and Technology

How else does the Toyota RAV4 near Charlotte trump the Honda CR-V? With superior safety features and convenience technology! The new Toyota SUV and Honda SUV share safety technology like brake assist and traction control, but only the N Charlotte Toyota SUV has front knee airbags, a limited slip differential, and parking distance sensors. Our new Toyota also comes out on top with entertainment and convenience features like an auxiliary audio jack, navigational system, universal garage door opener, and voice activated controls.


The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Limited has an MSRP of $32, 410 and the 2016 Honda CR-V EX-L has an MSRP of $29,345. The Toyota RAV4 is a bit more expensive than the Honda CR-V, but don't forget that Toyota cars hold their value better and for longer!

Are you ready to upgrade to the best of the best? Don't waste another day debating, when you could be behind the wheel of the supreme SUV - the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in N Charlotte. To get in the driver's seat, visit us at 13429 Statesville Road, just off of I-77 at exit 23!

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