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2023 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Review

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2023 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $31,150 to $38,910
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2023 Toyota
RAV4

MSRP*: $27,975 to $37,680
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MPG - City 37 - 38 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 36 - 38 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.0 ft3 69.7 - 69.8 ft3
Engine
  • 226-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 203-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 226 hp 203 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,500 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 180.9 - 181.5 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 73.0 - 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.7 - 39.5 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid than in the Toyota RAV4. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid as you will with the Toyota RAV4, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota RAV4.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a little more horsepower than the Toyota RAV4.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid and the Toyota RAV4. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota RAV4.