Compare 2021 Toyota Prius vs 2021 Toyota RAV4

2021 Toyota Prius
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20th Anniversary Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius 20th Anniversary Edition 54 50 $27,811 $29,875
Prius L Eco 58 53 $23,054 $24,525
Prius LE 54 50 $24,191 $25,735
Prius LE AWD-e 51 47 $25,507 $27,135
Prius Limited 54 50 $30,395 $32,650
Prius XLE 54 50 $26,602 $28,575
Prius XLE AWD-e 51 47 $27,533 $29,575
Prius Prime LE N/A N/A $27,090 $28,220
Prius Prime Limited N/A N/A $32,639 $34,000
Prius Prime XLE N/A N/A $28,800 $30,000
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 25 33 $31,000 $33,155
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 41 38 N/A N/A
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 41 38 $34,808 $37,030
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 41 38 N/A N/A
RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium AWD 41 38 $30,552 $32,500
RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD 41 38 $32,385 $34,450
RAV4 LE AWD 27 34 $25,666 $27,450
RAV4 LE FWD 27 35 $24,357 $26,050
RAV4 Limited AWD 25 33 $33,642 $35,980
RAV4 Limited FWD 27 35 $32,333 $34,580
RAV4 TRD Off Road AWD 25 32 $33,456 $35,780
RAV4 XLE AWD 27 33 $26,876 $28,745
RAV4 XLE FWD 28 35 $25,567 $27,345
RAV4 XLE Premium AWD 27 33 $29,406 $31,450
RAV4 XLE Premium FWD 28 35 $28,097 $30,050
RAV4 Prime SE N/A N/A $35,815 $38,100
RAV4 Prime XSE N/A N/A $38,939 $41,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,811
$31,000
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,875
$33,155
Monthly Payment Estimate
$498 / month
$553 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Toyota Prius appeals to shoppers looking for a no-frills commuter that excels at fuel economy. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is the meat-and-potatoes crossover for many buyers; the RAV4 Prime supplies the all-electric range.
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Fuel Economy
City
54 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
50 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41
Front Hip Room (in)
53.4 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.1 98.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 37.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 47.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55 57.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.8 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 105.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.3 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 62.6
Length, Overall (in)
180 181.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 68.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
27.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 69.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 37.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 11.1
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)
10 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.3 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/45VR17 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3075 3655
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 19 X 7.5
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 3600 184 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
121 @ 5200 203 @ 6600
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
54 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
52 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
50 33
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 3.18
Trans Type
1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 5.25
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.22
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.03
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.46
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius Toyota RAV4
Body Style
Hatchback Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.4 6.3
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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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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