Compare 2018 Hyundai Tucson vs 2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Hyundai Tucson
2018 Toyota RAV4
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Limited AWD 24 28 $29,235 $30,825
Tucson Limited FWD 25 30 $27,926 $29,425
Tucson SE AWD 21 26 $23,047 $23,950
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $21,724 $22,550
Tucson SEL AWD 21 26 $24,228 $25,200
Tucson SEL FWD 23 30 $22,905 $23,800
Tucson SEL Plus AWD 21 26 $26,969 $28,100
Tucson SEL Plus FWD 23 30 $25,646 $26,700
Tucson Sport AWD 21 25 $25,371 $26,550
Tucson Sport FWD 21 28 $24,055 $25,150
Tucson Value AWD 24 28 $26,687 $27,950
Tucson Value FWD 25 30 $25,371 $26,550
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 22 28 $26,781 $28,650
RAV4 Adventure FWD 23 30 $26,126 $27,950
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 34 30 $25,743 $27,385
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 34 30 $32,223 $34,280
RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD 34 30 $30,489 $32,435
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 34 30 $27,523 $29,280
RAV4 LE AWD 22 28 $24,366 $26,060
RAV4 LE FWD 23 30 $23,057 $24,660
RAV4 Limited AWD 22 28 $30,439 $32,555
RAV4 Limited FWD 23 29 $29,130 $31,155
RAV4 Platinum AWD 22 28 $34,033 $36,400
RAV4 Platinum FWD 23 29 $32,724 $35,000
RAV4 SE AWD 22 28 $28,461 $30,440
RAV4 SE FWD 23 29 $27,152 $29,040
RAV4 XLE AWD 22 28 $25,386 $27,150
RAV4 XLE FWD 23 30 $24,077 $25,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,235
$26,781
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,825
$28,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$514 / month
$478 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Hyundai Tucson puts service ahead of sizzle, and caps it with an excellent warranty. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 has a lot going for it, including a hybrid model, but you’d be wise to cross-shop its rivals as well.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 48.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 100.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
176.2 181.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 67.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31 38.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.9 73.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
31 38.4
Brakes
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 11.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 36.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P235/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P235/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3686 3605
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Engine
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5500 176 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 172 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.42
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.30
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 7.1
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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