Drivers looking for a vehicle that is smaller than an SUV but bigger than a sedan will fit perfectly into a new crossover. The segment is flourishing, and there are plenty to choose from. Our team here at Serra Toyota is going to show you how the 2015 Toyota RAV4 compares to the 2015 Hyundai Tucson. Both vehicles are spacious, comfortable and more fuel efficient than a fullsize SUV. Both vehicles are set with 6-speed automatic transmissions, which makes for a smooth driving experience. We’re comparing them at their base models to make for an easy understanding of the two.
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is slightly more fuel efficient with an estimated 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway, whereas the 2015 Hyundai Tucson gets an average 23 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. When it comes to passenger volume, the two are the same with 102 cubic feet, but as shown above, the RAV4 does offer a bit more cargo space for extra storage.
|2015 Toyota RAV4 LE||VS||2015 Hyundai Tucson GLS|
|1,500 lbs.||Towing capacity||1,000 lbs.|
|26 cu. ft.||Cargo volume||38 cu. ft.|
|6-speed automatic||Transmission||6-speed automatic|
Both vehicles offer similar standard features that are expected in new vehicles nowadays including remote keyless entry, vehicle anti-theft systems, trip computers and air conditioning. Each of these crossovers offers seating for five passengers, but only the 2015 Toyota RAV4 offers seatback storage, which is perfect for storing extra odds and ends.
Although there is a price difference between the two, and the 2015 Toyota RAV4 has a slightly higher starting price point, it also offers a more efficient fuel economy and more space for belongings. Drivers trying to narrow down a choice between these two crossover vehicles must decide if they are more interested in space and efficiency or the cost of the vehicle. In addition to the efficiency and extra storage, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 is also capable of towing more cargo. With a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds, drivers can choose to tow a load behind them if they can’t fit everything in the vehicle.
Those interested in learning more about the Toyota RAV4 are encouraged to contact our team here at Serra Toyota. One of our friendly staff members will be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Drivers looking to get behind the wheel of this crossover can do so by scheduling a test drive online today.