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2022 GMC Terrain vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Review

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2022 GMC
Terrain

MSRP*: $28,400 to $37,100
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4

2023 Toyota
RAV4

MSRP*: $27,975 to $37,680
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MPG - City 25 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.3 ft3 69.7 - 69.8 ft3
Engine
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 203-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp 203 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 180.9 - 181.5 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 73.0 - 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.7 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 39.5 in

*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 GMC Terrain offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota RAV4. The GMC Terrain 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
The Toyota RAV4 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the GMC Terrain, 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). Whether you pick the GMC Terrain or the Toyota RAV4, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The GMC Terrain is about the same width as the Toyota RAV4. When looking at overall length, the GMC Terrain takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota RAV4.

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

Performance
The GMC Terrain has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the GMC Terrain 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 GMC Terrain and the Toyota RAV4. The GMC Terrain has less cargo space than the Toyota RAV4, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the GMC Terrain than that of the Toyota RAV4.