Compare 2015 Toyota RAV4 vs 2014 Honda CR-V

2015 Toyota RAV4
2014 Honda CR-V
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FWD 4-Door LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door LE 24 31 $22,142 $23,680
AWD 4-Door LE 22 29 $23,451 $25,080
FWD 4-Door XLE 24 31 $23,599 $25,240
AWD 4-Door XLE 22 29 $24,908 $26,640
FWD 4-Door Limited 24 31 $26,601 $28,450
AWD 4-Door Limited 22 29 $27,910 $29,850
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2WD 5-Door LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,717 $23,120
AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,887 $24,370
2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,683 $25,220
AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,853 $26,470
2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $26,164 $27,870
2WD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 23 31 $26,819 $28,570
AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,334 $29,120
2WD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 23 31 $27,568 $29,370
AWD 5-Door w/RES EX-L 22 30 $27,989 $29,820
AWD 5-Door w/Navi EX-L 22 30 $28,738 $30,620
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,142
$21,717
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,680
$23,120
Monthly Payment Estimate
$395 / month
$385 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is a practical crossover with confident handling. Just know that driving enjoyment is not its strong point. The 2014 Honda CR-V isn't exactly sprightly, but it nails efficiency on a few levels and finally brings more features to the family-wagon fight.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
48.9 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.9 104.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
179.9 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
65.4 64.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 103.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.6 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
38.4 37.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.4 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
38.4 37.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 12
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 11.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P215/70SR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3435 3305
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 410
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
172 @ 4100 163 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
176 @ 6000 185 @ 7000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 2.65
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.81 4.44
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.04
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.54
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 Honda CR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6.0 NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 7.1 (Est)
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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