Tucson-vs-Rav4

Hyundai
Tucson
Toyota
RAV4
Pricing $23,530 $25,705
Reliability 10 yr./ 100,000 mi.
DT Warranty
5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
DT Warranty
Cargo Space 61.9 cu.ft. 73.4 cu.ft.
Interior Features
Acceleration 7.9 seconds 8.4 seconds
Fuel Economy 26 MPG HWY 26 MPG HWY
5-Year Ownership Costs
Safety
Overall



Pricing

Winner: Tucson

The Tucson beats the Rav4 by over $2000 at only $23,530 while the Rav4 costs $25,705.

Reliability

Winner: Tucson

While the Rav4 has a 5 year/60,000 mile drivetrain warranty, the Tucson almost doubles that warranty with a 10 year/100,000 mile drivetrain warranty. Hyundai has also become one of the top three J.D. Power picks.

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Cargo Space

Winner: RAV4

The RAV4 wins this category. The Toyota Rav4 has 73.4ft3 and the Tucson has the lesser cargo area with only 61.9ft3

Interior Features

Winner: RAV4

The Rav4 also wins this category but only by a small margin. Only a few features such as Navigation, HD Radio and Satellite Radio are optional on the RAV4 that are only available on higher trim levels on the Tucson. All other options are available with both models in other trim levels.

Acceleration

Winner: Tucson

The Rav4 has the best horsepower between the two base models. However the Tucson's acceleration beats the RAV4 with a 0-60 in 7.9 seconds and the RAV4 at 8.4 seconds.

Fuel Economy

Winner: Tie

The RAV4 and Tucson both get 26 MPG. A small difference when compared to the next category.

5-Year Ownership Costs

Winner: Tucson

The Tucson overpowers the teh RAV4 wwhen it comes to its 5 year ownership cost. The Tucson costs about 8.4% less than the Toyota RAV4.

Hyundai
Tucson
Toyota
RAV4
Average Cost Per Mile $0.44 $0.48
Depreciation $9,734 $10,908
Taxes & Fees $2,294 $2,510
Financing $3,465 $3,958
Fuel $9,466 $9,466
Insurance $3,802 $3,824
Maintenance $3,955 $4,580
Repairs $524 $601
Overall

Safety

Winner: Tie

The Tucson, Rav4, CR-V are very safe vehicles and in fact all have 5 star crash test ratings.

Overall

Hyundai
Tucson
Toyota
RAV4
Pricing
Reliability
Cargo Space
Interior Features
Acceleration
Fuel Economy
5-Year Ownership Costs
Safety
Overall

Winner: Tucson

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