Compare: Subaru Crosstrek vs. Toyota RAV4

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If you're looking for a new crossover SUV in Ventura that can accommodate your lifestyle and needs today and far down the road, check out everything offered in the new 2021 Subaru Crosstrek lineup. While there are many different crossover SUVs available on the market, none can provide you with the same level of capability and accommodations offered in the new Crosstrek. Whether you're primarily commuting around Santa Barbara, you travel for work or you enjoy getting out of the city and exploring the great outdoors on the weekend, the new Subaru Crosstrek allows you to take on any adventure comfortably and confidently. To help you understand why the new Subaru Crosstrek is the right option for you, we're going to compare it to the new 2021 Toyota RAV4, giving you a side by side look at some of the features and capabilities offered in the Crosstrek that the RAV4 can't compare to.


2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4

Which Vehicle is More Affordable?

When you're shopping for a new vehicle, price is always an important factor to consider. The new 2021 Subaru Crosstrek starts at just over $22,200 while the new 2021 Toyota RAV4 starts at just over $26,000. Choosing the Crosstrek allows you to save plenty and will allow you to pay lower monthly finance or lease payments. You can also choose to upgrade to a higher Crosstrek trim level for a comparable price to the base RAV4 model.

Which Vehicle Comes with All-Wheel Drive?

Both the Subaru Crosstrek and the Toyota RAV4 offer all-wheel drive throughout the lineup. However, the new Crosstrek comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive on every model while the new RAV4 comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive. You can upgrade to all-wheel drive on the RAV4 but it will cost more, making the divide in price between the two vehicles even larger. With standard all-wheel drive, the Crosstrek makes every outing to Emma Wood State Beach feel like a fun and commanding adventure.

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Which Vehicle is More Spacious?

The new Subaru Crosstrek is a subcompact SUV while the new Toyota RAV4 is a compact crossover SUV, meaning the Crosstrek is slightly smaller than the RAV4 is. However, the new Crosstrek offers more passenger volume than the RAV4 does with 100.9 cubic feet of space compared to 98.9 cubic feet of passenger volume in the Crosstrek.

Which Does Fuel Economy Look Like on Each Vehicle?

Both the new Subaru Crosstrek and the Toyota RAV4 achieve impressive fuel economy in the city and on the highway. The RAV4 achieves higher estimated fuel economy than the Crosstrek does. However, the Crosstrek comes with 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity while the new Toyota RAV4 comes with 14.5 gallons, allowing you to travel further on a tank of gas in the Crosstrek.

Which Vehicle is Better for Driving in the City?

The new Subaru Crosstrek and the Toyota RAV4 are both popular options among drivers in Ventura because of how much versatility they offer in a smaller build. The new Subaru Crosstrek is shorter than the new RAV4 and the Crosstrek offers a smaller turning diameter, making it easier to park in smaller spots and maneuver around the city traffic around Ventura Pier.

Test Drive a New Subaru Crosstrek Model at Kirby Subaru of Ventura Today!

If you want to learn more about the lineup of new 2021 Subaru Crosstrek models, we invite you to visit us at Kirby Subaru of Ventura to see our large selection of Crosstrek models in person and test drive a model of your choice around Ventura today.