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Why Should You Choose the Toyota RAV4 Instead of the Honda CR-V?

The Toyota RAV4 is a versatile crossover that has a lot to offer. This vehicle is fun to drive and packed with features, while still offering a competitive price and impressive reliability. The RAV4 is a great choice for all kinds of drivers in the Ann Arbor area who are looking for a sporty and exciting ride without compromising on practicality.

There's a lot to love about this vehicle, but it also has some competition Other vehicles like the Honda CR-V also offer great features at a reasonable price. So why should you choose the RAV4? This vehicle has a lot to offer that makes it stand out from the competition. At Dunning Toyota, we're happy to help you find your perfect vehicle, so we've compiled the information below to help you get to know both the RAV4 and the CR-V, so you can see what makes the RAV4 stand out.


Both the RAV4 and the CR-V offer 4-cylinder engines that provide a similar amount of power, along with a 1,500-pound towing capacity. These two vehicles also each offer a choice of a front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive system that you can choose from depending on the level of capability you want in your drive. However, they do have a few differences:

  • The RAV4 comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission, which provides energetic acceleration and smooth shifting, while the CR-V only offers a variable transmission.
  • With the help of a limited-slip differential, you can enjoy better traction and handling in the RAV4; this feature is not available in the CR-V.
  • You can stay on the road for longer in the RAV4, which has a longer cruising range than the CR-V.
  • As an Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II, the RAV4 is an eco-friendly vehicle; the CR-V does not hold this same title.


You can enjoy a safe ride in both models. They each offer features like Brake Assist, ABS system and Electronic Traction Control to help you enjoy a stable drive. They also offer front and side air bags to keep you protected. Other features like Lane Departure Alert and the Pre-Collision System help you stay on track and out of harm's way. Additionally, the RAV offers a number of safety features that make it stand out from the competition:

  • The RAV4 comes standard with front knee airbags for additional protection in the event of a collision; the CR-V does not offer this feature.
  • With optional front fog lights, you can enjoy maximum visibility in the RAV4, while the CR-V does not offer this feature.
  • The RAV4's Pre-Collision System includes Pedestrian Detection, allowing the vehicle to not only detect cars in your path, but it can also detect pedestrians in your path and help you stop the vehicle in time to avoid a collision; this feature is not available in the CR-V.


In the RAV4 and in the CR-V, you'll find all kinds of teach features designed to make your ride more enjoyable. Both offer audio displays, which provide access to features like navigation, along with infotainment systems that keep you connected throughout your ride. The RAV4 also offers a number of additional features that can make your ride even more enjoyable:

  • With more speakers in the RAV4, you can enjoy some excellent entertainment.
  • You can opt for available satellite radio to keep you entertained in the RAV4; this is not available in the CR-V.
  • With voice-activated controls, you can easily access all the controls you need while keeping your hands on the wheel in the RAV4; this feature is not available in the CR-V.

Passenger & Cargo Space

Both the RAV4 and the CR-V offer seating for five, along with ample cargo space. Your passengers will be comfortable in both vehicles, and you'll have the option to fold down the rear seats to create more cargo space when you need it. In the RAV4, you'll find more front legroom, providing extra space for taller drivers and passengers to stretch out and stay comfortable.

Get Behind the Wheel of a New RAV4 at Our Ann Arbor Dealership

If you're interested in learning more about what the Toyota RAV4 has to offer, come on over to our Ann Arbor, MI dealership serving Jackson, Brighton and Adrian. We have a wide selection of models available at our dealership and we would be happy to help you get all the information you need. You can count on us to answer your questions and arrange test drives so you can get to know this vehicle and decide if it's the right fit for you.


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