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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Bolt EUV

MSRP*: $33,000 to $37,500
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2021 Toyota
RAV4

MSRP*: $26,250 to $36,180
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Invoice* $33,000 to $37,500 $24,544 to $33,829
MPG - City 125 MPG 25 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 104 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 56.9 ft3 69.7 - 69.8 ft3
Engine 200-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Transmission Automatic Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 200 hp 203 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 169.5 in 180.9 - 181.5 in
Exterior Width 69.7 in 73.0 - 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 44.3 in
Rear 39.1 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 39.5 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Bolt EUV offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota RAV4, with comparable head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Bolt EUV will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4.

Convenience
With the Toyota RAV4, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Bolt EUV, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The Chevrolet Bolt EUV is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota RAV4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Bolt EUV carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota RAV4.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Bolt EUV is much slimmer than the Toyota RAV4, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Bolt EUV, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota RAV4.

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

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Bolt EUV and the Toyota RAV4.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Bolt EUV does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4.

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Bolt EUV comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4.