Compare 2012 GMC Terrain vs 2012 Toyota RAV4

2012 GMC Terrain
2012 Toyota RAV4
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FWD 4-Door SLE-1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door SLE-1 22 32 $24,282 $25,560
FWD 4-Door SLE-2 22 32 $25,612 $26,960
AWD 4-Door SLE-1 20 29 $25,944 $27,310
FWD 4-Door SLT-1 22 32 $27,084 $28,510
AWD 4-Door SLE-2 20 29 $27,274 $28,710
AWD 4-Door SLT-1 20 29 $28,747 $30,260
FWD 4-Door SLT-2 22 32 $29,697 $31,260
AWD 4-Door SLT-2 20 29 $31,359 $33,010
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FWD 4-Door I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 22 28 $21,178 $22,650
4WD 4-Door I4 21 27 $22,487 $24,050
FWD 4-Door I4 Sport 22 28 $22,768 $24,350
FWD 4-Door V6 19 27 $23,081 $24,685
FWD 4-Door I4 Limited 22 28 $23,684 $25,330
4WD 4-Door I4 Sport 21 27 $24,077 $25,750
4WD 4-Door V6 19 26 $24,390 $26,085
FWD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 27 $24,573 $26,280
4WD 4-Door I4 Limited 21 27 $24,982 $26,720
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 27 $25,479 $27,250
4WD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 26 $25,882 $27,680
4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 26 $26,788 $28,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,282
$21,178
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,560
$22,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$378 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Excellent fuel economy and a comfortable cabin are a big contrast to the 2012 GMC Terrain's boxy shape. The 2012 Toyota RAV4 remains a strong, refined choice for families, even though some of its design might be a blast from the past.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.9 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 108.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.3 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 53.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
185.3 181.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
28.8 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.5 104.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.9 73.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.6 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.8 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.1 14.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 34.8
Steering Type
Variable power assist Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 2.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/60R17 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QMU NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60R17 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QMU NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
225 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3853 3360
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.9 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4900 172 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LEA NA
Displacement
2.4/146.5 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 6700 179 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.41
Trans Type
6 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.20
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 2.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.94
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Terrain Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing arm Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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