2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V in Tinley Park, IL

Are you looking for a vehicle that can accommodate your family’s active lifestyle? Is your main concern reliable performance? Do you want the latest in driver assistance technology? Nowadays, there are so many crossover SUVs to choose from, finding the one that meets all of your automotive needs can be difficult. To help you make your decision a little easier, the experts at Orland Toyota in Tinley Park, IL have put two popular crossover SUVs head-to-head: the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the 2017 Honda CR-V. Read on to find out which model comes out on top.

In this comparison, we’ll be examining the 2017 Toyota RAV4 LE, starting at $24,910 MSRP, and the 2017 Honda CR-V LX, starting at $25,045 MSRP.

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2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Honda CR-V in Tinley Park, IL

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Engine & Performance

When looking at crossovers, performance is always an important element, and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is no different. Matching up favorably with the 2017 Honda CR-V, the RAV4 boasts a 2.5L DOHC engine that is not only powerful, but is surprisingly efficient for vehicles in its segment. The RAV4 also allows drivers to choose between two driving modes, ECO and Sport, to tailor their driving experience to exactly what they prefer. View the table below for additional engine and performance specs.


2017 Toyota RAV4


2.5L DOHC 16-valve with Dual VVT-i


176 HP / 172 lb.-ft.

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

23/30 MPG

Drive Type

Front wheel drive

Emission Rating

Ultra low emission vehicle II (ULEV-II)

2017 RAV4 interior design in Tinley Park, IL

2017 RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Interior & Design

The perfect crossover not only has sleek and stylish design elements, it also has ample cargo space. The new 2017 RAV4 is capable of transporting 73.4 cu. ft. of cargo with the rear seat folded down, and 38.4 cu. ft. with all seats in place. You’ll also find eight cupholders and three 12V power outlets so passengers are comfortable during every excursion.

2017 Toyota RAV4


2017 Honda CR-V


Seating Capacity


Entune™ Audio with Multimedia Bundle

Infotainment System

HondaLink®, optional

Yes, optional

Automatic Climate Control

Yes, standard


Number of Speakers


Yes, standard

Bluetooth® Connectivity

Yes, standard

Yes, standard; halogen

Daytime Running Lights

Yes, standard; LED


Touch-screen Display


2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Safety

Both Toyota and Honda are known for manufacturing vehicles that are as safe as they are reliable. The 2017 RAV4 and 2017 CR-V both come standard with remote keyless entry system, rearview camera, stability control, and an advanced airbag system. With the RAV4, though, you’ll get additional safety features you can’t find on the CR-V, so you know your loved ones will be protected every time you hit the road.

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P with pre-collision system with pedestrian protection, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control
  • Star Safety System™ with Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology®
  • Driver and front passenger seatbelt warning system

Schedule a Test Drive in Tinley Park, IL today!

Can’t wait to get behind the wheel of an all-new 2017 Toyota RAV4 crossover? Check out our new inventory of available RAV4 trim packages and then schedule a test drive today at our dealership in Tinley Park, IL, or reach out to the team of product specialists at Orland Toyota by calling (708) 429-3900 or filling out our contact form.

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