Deciding between the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and the 2019 Honda CR-V can be a difficult decision because of their visual similarities. Both of these compact crossover SUVs have sleek and sporty styling and feature long flowing body lines that give them lean athleticism.
To help you figure out which one of these similar SUV options is better for your daily driving needs you can see their specs stacked up side-by-side against each other below. You can see the similarities and differences between their standard engines, interior space, and standard and available technology features right here.
2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Honda CR-V
|2.5L Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder||Standard Engine||2.4L Inline 4-Cylinder|
|203 HP/ 184 LB-FT||Horsepower/ Torque||184 HP/ 180 LB-FT|
|8-Speed Automatic||Standard Engine||Continuously Variable|
|26 MPG City/ 35 MPG HWY||Fuel Economy||26 MPG City/ 32 MPG HWY|
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 does not make available an alternative engine from its standard 2.5L 4-Cylinder but the 2019 Honda CR-V does offer an engine upgrade. The available 1.5L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder engine of the 2019 CR-V delivers 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque which is still less than the standard performance specs of the 2019 RAV4. Both the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and the 2019 Honda CR-V have the option of All-Wheel Drive (AWD) but the Adventure trim of the 2019 RAV4 gets equipped with standard AWD while no trim level of the 2019 CR-V gets standard AWD. The 2019 RAV4 and the 2019 CR-V have a standard towing capacity of 1,500 pounds but in AWD the RAV4 increases its tow rating to 3,500 pounds while the CR-V’s tow rating in AWD is still only 1,500 pounds.
Inside the cabin of both the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and the 2019 Honda CR-V there is spacious seating for five people but the 2019 RAV4 provides more 2nd-row headroom than the 2019 CR-V does. The 2nd-row seat of both the 2019 RAV4 and the 2019 CR-V have split-folding functionality for awesome cargo and passenger versatility which will help you get more done in a day. The cockpit of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 features a standard 7” touchscreen display while the 2019 Honda CR-V only gets loaded with a standard 5” LCD screen. The upper trim levels of the 2019 CR-V see a 7” touchscreen but the top trim level for the 2019 RAV4 gets an 8” touchscreen.
Apple CarPlay™ is also standard equipment for the 2019 Toyota RAV4 but you won’t find Apple CarPlay™ in the 2019 CR-V until you upgrade past its base trim level. Thanks to its more powerful and fuel-efficient engine along with its better standard interior technology features the 2019 Toyota RAV4 the edges out the 2019 Honda CR-V. You can take the 2019 RAV4 for a test drive today at Alamo Toyota in San Antonio, TX to experience everything that it has to offer.