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2015 Jeep Patriot vs. 2015 Toyota RAV4 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Patriot than in the Toyota RAV4. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Patriot and the Toyota RAV4.

Convenience
The Toyota RAV4 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jeep Patriot, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Jeep Patriot is a better financial choice over the Toyota RAV4, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Patriot is much higher than that for the Toyota RAV4.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Patriot is much slimmer than the Toyota RAV4, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Jeep Patriot is slightly shorter than the Toyota RAV4, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Patriot doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota RAV4.

Handling
The Jeep Patriot has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Patriot is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Patriot and the Toyota RAV4.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Patriot and the Toyota RAV4. The Jeep Patriot has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4.

Warranty
The Jeep Patriot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4.

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2015 Jeep
Patriot

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MSRP*: $16,695 - $26,695

2015 Toyota
RAV4

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MSRP*: $23,680 - $29,850
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.84% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.34% --
City MPG: 21 - 23 22 - 24
Highway MPG: 27 - 30 29 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $16,539 - $25,672 $22,142 - $27,910

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