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2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

New 2020 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid

2020 Subaru
Crosstrek Hybrid

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New 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2021 Toyota
RAV4 Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$35,145
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$28,500 to $37,030
Invoice* $33,016 $26,791 to $34,808
MPG - City N/A 41
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid 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.

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

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

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

Handling
The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid has a lot less horsepower 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 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Warranty
The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.