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Falling into a category that lands somewhere amid a sedan, crossover, and SUV, a new category of compact SUVs have emerged. While many vehicles land in this category, the new Toyota RAV4, and the new Honda CR-V are some of the toughest competitors. Produced by well-known automakers and exhibiting a similar style, these two vehicles are nothing less than popular. But how do they compare when it comes to your needs in Gettysburg?

Both of these vehicles feature a spacious cabin, which is what makes them so desirable to consumers in Shippensburg. Reliable automakers also manufacture them, feature interiors that are made of comfortable, quality materials, and are performance-driven.

Differences in Design

Once seen as the most popular choice for a compact SUV, the Honda CR-V is now experiencing intense competition from the newly redesigned Toyota RAV4. Boasting a variety of engine upgrades that improve performance and interior attribute improvements, the new Toyota RAV4 has emerged as a strong competitor.

Performance Variances

Running off of a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine, the Toyota RAV4 beats the Honda CR-V at both acceleration speed and fuel efficiency. It can produce up to 203 horsepower and can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

The counter Honda CR-V utilizes a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine capable of producing 190 horsepower. As a result, it's towing capacity is not nearly as impressive.

Safety Feature Match-Up

The fact that the Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V are both rated highly for their safety attributes is refreshing. They have both received top ratings by safety testing agencies nationwide. Yet, the number of features and intensity of such technology in the Toyota RAV4 remains undefeated by the Honda CR-V.

The Toyota RAV4 features a wide array of safety features including a rearview camera, driver drowsiness alert, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign monitoring, lane-keep assist, and automated emergency braking, to name a few.

It's competitor, the Honda CR-V, maintains a driver assistance suite of safety features, including lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign monitoring, and more. Yet, we believe the availability of more safety features on the Toyota RAV4 helps it rise above the Honda CR-V.

The choice is yours, but the best way to make your decision is to come on down to give the Toyota RAV4 a test drive and see if it's the right fit for your lifestyle in Hagerstown, MD.

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