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2021 GMC Terrain vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

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2021 GMC
Terrain

MSRP*: $25,000 to $37,500
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2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

MSRP*: $28,500 to $37,330
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Invoice* $24,975 to $35,775 $26,791 to $35,091
MPG - City 25 MPG 41 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.3 ft3 69.8 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 170 hp 176 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,750 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 73.0 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
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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 GMC Terrain offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. 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 Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the GMC Terrain, 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). Whether you pick the GMC Terrain or the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the GMC Terrain and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Performance
With the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the GMC Terrain. The GMC Terrain has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the GMC Terrain transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

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 Hybrid. The GMC Terrain has less cargo space than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The GMC Terrain comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.