There are a lot of trials that can come with trying to buy a new car. There are many options to choose from with different strengths and weaknesses. If you're seeking a vehicle with the handling of a sedan, the utility of a truck, and the interior space of a traditional SUV, you'll likely want a crossover SUV. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is one of the many options offered in the crossover SUV class. One of the benefits of driving a crossover SUV is that there is plenty of space for passengers. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 has space for five people, including the driver.
That isn't to say that there aren't other options to explore in the crossover class. Those looking for a vehicle with AWD as a standard feature can find it in the 2017 Subaru Forester. Both the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the Subaru Forester are rated for 1,500 pounds towing capability. With the available AWD on the Toyota RAV4, these two vehicles are made to take on the road and get things done, while still providing interior comfort and space. Find more information on the differences between the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and 2017 Subaru Forester at Royal South Toyota in Bloomington, IN.
|2017 Toyota RAV4||VS||2017 Subaru Forester|
|25 mpg||Combined Fuel Economy||24 mpg|
|Standard on all trims||Advanced Safety Features||Available on select trims|
|176 hp||Base Engine Horsepower||170 hp|
With the prevalence of technology, having a vehicle that is capable of providing connection through an infotainment system is important. While both the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the Subaru Forester offer the ability to connect your device through Bluetooth for hands-free phone access, and music streaming, you'll be able to listen to your music through six speakers in the Toyota RAV4. Having high-performance equipment in your vehicle is important, and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 takes that responsibility seriously. The base 2.5L 4-cylinder engine provides 176 horsepower and an estimated fuel economy of 25 miles per gallon.
For Toyota, safety is also important. That's why you'll be able to find an entire suite of advanced safety options on all trim levels. Toyota Safety Sense™ P includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alerts with steering assist, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control, all of which work using camera and radars to make the roads safer for everyone on them. You'll also get the Star Safety System™ standard, which provides brake assist and smart stop technology. These advanced features are often still only available on some trims of other manufacturer's vehicles. You'll be able to try all of the features of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 at Royal South Toyota in Bloomington, IN.