The overall dominance and popularity of crossover SUVs, like the Toyota RAV4, is hard to deny. Toyota has produced one of the most diverse crossover SUV rosters in the global automotive industry and the RAV4 continues to be at the top of a lot of experts’ ‘best of’ lists. In fact, a comparison of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2021 Subaru Crosstrek will help illustrate the subtle, but still very important, differences found between these two high-profile vehicles and the class at large. Lexington Toyota customers can expect to see the 2021 RAV4 more standard and available power than its Subaru rival as well as having more cargo volume available. Online reviews have lauded the 2021 Toyota RAV4 for how its passenger cabin keeps intrusive road noise at bay, comfortable and flexible interior as well as its thoughtfully designed controls.
Lexington Toyota customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 today by calling, 781-325-8558.
2021 Toyota RAV4
2021 Subaru Crosstrek
|2.5-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|27/35||Base Fuel Economy||22/29|
|69.8 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||55.3cu.-ft.|
In recent years, the automotive industry as a whole has really placed a new focus on outfitting its vehicles with some very advanced connectivity and safety technology. Both the 2021 RAV4 and 2021 Crosstrek will be equipped with several of their respective automaker’s active safety systems that are designed to prevent collisions from happening at all. Additionally, each of the crossover SUVs has smartphone-compatible infotainment systems. Toyota takes this an extra step further than what is found in the Subaru vehicle. All owners of the 2021 RAV4 will not only be able to use the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications, but the Toyota infotainment system is will also work with the Amazon Alexa digital home assistant.
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 and 2021 Subaru Crosstrek each have two rows of seats that will be able to accommodate up to five passengers each. A 2021 RAV4 fully loaded with people will still have 37.5 cubic-feet of cargo volume behind its second row, the Crosstrek will offer 20.8 cubic-feet in the same configuration. Owners of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 can use a maximum of 69.8 cubic-feet of cargo volume, compared to the 2021 Crosstrek, which was a max of 55.3 cubic-feet of cargo space.
All 2021 RAV4 models available at Lexington Toyota will have a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that will make 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Subaru buyers who choose the 2021 Crosstrek will have two four-cylinder engine options to consider. Neither of them makes as much power as the lone engine option available with the 2021 Toyota RAV4.