Subaru Crosstrek vs. Toyota RAV4

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Orange


2019 Toyota RAV4 Black



Vail-area car shoppers looking around for a new SUV for sale in Glenwood Springs will likely cross paths with the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2019 Toyota RAV4. Both family-friendly SUVs are at the top of their game, each receiving high praise from industry experts and drivers alike. But what happens when you put both vehicles against each other in a comparison? Find out as Glenwood Springs Subaru is comparing the new Subaru Crosstrek vs. Toyota RAV4. 

Crosstrek vs. RAV4: Configurations & Prices

Many Grand Junction drivers look at the model lineup and prices before committing to a new vehicle. Most car buyers opt for the base trim when purchasing a car, and when you compare the new Subaru Crosstrek trim levels with the 2019 RAV4, you will be surprised at how much you will save when you pick the Subaru Crosstrek. Even when you choose the 2019 Crosstrek with all of the bells and whistles, you are still saving money.

  • 2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i: Starting at $21,895 MSRP
  • 2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2.0i Limited: Starting at $27,195 MSRP
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4 LE: Starting at $25,650 MSRP
  • 2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited: Starting at $33,650 MSRP

Crosstrek vs. RAV4: Engine Performance

The base trim level of the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek comes equipped with a 2.0L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine that delivers 152 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque, and it is paired with a six-speed manual transmission. This powerful engine gives you an EPA-estimated 27 mpg city/33 mpg highway fuel economy rating. 

The new Toyota RAV4 features a 203-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that's paired with a Direct Shift eight-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i). With the RAV4 you can expect an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/35 mpg highway. While the engine and highway fuel economy has a slight edge, you won't notice the difference when you get behind the wheel. Especially when you consider how much you are saving, and the standard features you are getting.

Crosstrek vs. RAV4: Features

If you want car shoppers to purchase a vehicle, you need to bring your A-game with the interior, convenience features, and safety amenities. Both SUVs feature similar features like a rearview camera, auto up/down power windows, power door locks, LATCH, rear child-safety door locks, and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System.

Features that come standard with the new Crosstrek, but not the RAV4 include:

  • Electronic cruise control
  • Cargo-area grocery bag and tie-down hooks
  • STARLINK™ 6.5-inch multimedia
  • Rear-vision camera
  • Brake Assist
  • Available EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

Test Drive the Subaru Crosstrek at Glenwood Springs Subaru

Once you have compared the Subaru Crosstrek vs. Toyota RAV4, as well as the Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester, stop by Glenwood Springs Subaru so you can get behind the wheel of the Subaru SUV and hit the Glenwood Springs roadways for a test drive. Give us a call today if you have any questions.

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