Compare 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV vs 2012 Toyota Prius Plug In

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV
2012 Toyota Prius Plug In
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door N/A N/A $47,808 $49,800
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $30,721 $32,000
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,808
$30,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,800
$32,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$830 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The unlikely Toyota-Tesla partnership has produced what may just be the best battery-electric vehicle below Tesla's own Model S luxury sedan. Its power, 100 miles of real-world range, and interior space add up to a very appealing electric crossover.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 51 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 49 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 36.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.2 93.7
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 52.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 68.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 176.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 58.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 21.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.0 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)
- TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 10.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA T135/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 3165
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
NA 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 2800 134 combined
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
NA - TBD -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 50
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 49
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 51
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.73 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 EV Toyota Prius Plug-In
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle 5 Door Liftback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
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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