Difference Between the 2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4 in Tinley Park, IL

2018 toyota c-hr vs. toyota rav4 comparison

Are you looking for a spacious but efficient SUV that delivers unparalleled reliability and advanced technology? If so, Toyota has two fantastic options you’ll definitely want to consider: the new 2018 C-HR and new 2018 RAV4. Both provide the convenience and comfort you demand in your next SUV, but what are the Toyota C-HR and Toyota RAV4 differences? To help you make your decision, the experts at Orland Toyota have compiled this detailed comparison. Read on to learn which SUV is best for you!

If you’re ready to take the next step in the purchase process, head over to our new C-HR and new RAV4 inventories to see the available compact SUVs at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL!

2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Engine & Performance

Both the new Toyota C-HR and new Toyota RAV4 deliver respectable fuel efficiency and dependable power that can easily handle everyday driving and errands. If you plan on hauling a small boat or camper, the 2018 RAV4 may better suit your needs with its towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. Key engine specs for these two Toyota SUVs are as follows:

2018 C-HR


2018 RAV4

2.0L 4-cyl.


2.5L I4

144 HP


176 HP

139 lb.-ft.


172 lb.-ft.



Six-speed automatic

Front-wheel drive


Front-wheel drive

27/31 MPG

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

23/30 MPG

Not recommended

Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs.

2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Seating & Cargo Capacity

2018 toyota c-hr vs. rav4 cargo capacity

Both the new Toyota C-HR and new Toyota RAV4 can comfortably seat five passengers. If you’re looking for more room to haul gear or other bulky items, the 2018 RAV4 offers 38.4 cu. ft. over the 2018 C-HR’s 19.0 cu. ft. of cargo room.

  • Sport fabric-trimmed, 6-way adjustable front bucket seats with sport bolsters (C-HR)
  • Fabric-trimmed 6-way adjustable driver’s seat; 4-way adjustable front passenger seat (RAV4)
  • Fabric-trimmed 60/40 split fold-flat second-row rear seat

2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Interior & Design

2018 toyota c-hr vs. rav4 interior

Trips of any length will be relaxing and comfortable regardless of whether you choose the new Toyota C-HR or new Toyota RAV4. If you want an SUV with a lot of personality and style, the 2018 C-HR is an ideal choice. It is loaded with modern design details you won’t find in the 2018 RAV4, like leather-trimmed features and LED lighting accents. Explore additional interior and design features below.

Interior & Design Features:

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control (C-HR); Air conditioning with in-cabin air filter (RAV4)
  • 7-in. touchscreen display (C-HR); 6.1-in. touchscreen display (RAV4)
  • 4.2-in. TFT Multi-Information Display
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift lever (C-HR)
  • Halogen projector-beam headlights
  • Halogen Daytime Running Lights (RAV4); C-HR unique cluster LED Daytime Running Lights (C-HR)
  • Color-keyed sport front and rear bumpers and aerodynamic rear fins with rear spoiler (C-HR)
  • C-HR vortex-styled 18-in. Sport alloy wheels (C-HR); 17-in. wide-vent steel wheels (RAV4)
  • Optional roof rails and mudguards (RAV4)

2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Safety & Technology

No matter where your next adventure takes you, your Toyota SUV will keep you protected along the way. Both the C-HR and RAV4 come standard with the coveted Toyota Safety Sense™ P and Star Safety System™, but the new RAV4 offers a few features the new C-HR does not. Check out additional safety and technology features of these Toyota models below.

Safety Features:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P – includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Star Safety System™ - includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology®
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Trailer-Sway Control (RAV4)
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path static gridlines (RAV4)
  • Remote keyless entry system

Technology Features:

  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Six speakers
  • Aha Radio™ app and HD Radio™ technology (C-HR)
  • Voice recognition and hands-free phone capability, phone book access, and music streaming

2018 Toyota C-HR vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Price & Incentives

You can take home a new 2018 C-HR for just $22,500 MSRP or a new 2018 RAV4 for $24,510 MSRP. For great savings on your next Toyota SUV, be sure to check out our factory-direct incentives for our latest finance and lease deals.

Schedule a Test Drive in Tinley Park, IL!

test drive the 2018 toyota c-hr and rav4

Now that you’ve read all about the Toyota C-HR and Toyota RAV4 similarities and differences, experience them for yourself by scheduling a test drive with your favorite model at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Orland Toyota team through our contact form or by calling (708) 336-7288.

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