The Toyota RAV4 is among the most popular crossover SUV models in the most popular vehicle segment in the United States. There is no indication that the current RAV4, available at Alamo Toyota, is in any danger of losing its spot at the top of its class. A comparison of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Honda HR-V will help buyers better understand just how many choices are available in this vehicle segment and how easy it can be to make small mistake that can lead to headaches down the road. The 2020 RAV4 is able to offer more power, more interior cargo volume and more towing capacity than its Honda rival. Alamo Toyota customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling 210-318-4060.
Interior Space, Connectivity Technology and Performance Specs
Both the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Honda HR-V have two rows of seats that can hold five passengers. Each manufacturer provides very similar dimensions for front and rear legroom. However, this is where the 2020 RAV4 and 2020 HR-V really start to diverge.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 has one of the most generous cargo bays in its class. When the 2020 RAV4 is holding five passengers, there will still be 37.5 cubic-feet to use; a 2020 Honda HR-V in the same configuration will only off up to 24.3 cubic-feet. An owner of the 2020 RAV4 fold the crossover SUV’s rear seats down to open up 69.8 cubic-feet. The 2020 HR-V can make a maximum of just 58.8 cubic-feet available.
Available technology is another area where the 2020 Toyota RAV4 is able to outshine the 2020 Honda HR-V. Every version of the 2020 RAV4 will be equipped with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system that will offer access to both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. It is true that the 2020 HR-V offer these features as well, but buyers choosing the Honda vehicle will need to pick higher trim grades to have it. Additionally, the 2020 RAV4 can be paired to an owner’s Amazon Alexa digital home assistant. This cross functionality isn’t available with the 2020 HR-V.
Every 2020 Toyota RAV4 will have a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that will also be attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It will make 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The 2020 HR-V uses also uses a four-cylinder engine, but it will only make 141 horsepower.