Are you and your family looking for versatile crossover that will tick all the boxes? The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is an icon in the compact crossover class that will go toe to toe with many automotive fan favorites. Find out how the Toyota RAV4 stacks up against a premier competitor with this 2021 Toyota RAV4 vs 2021 Ford Escape comparison created by Downeast Toyota.
2021 Toyota RAV4
2021 Ford Escape
|203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder
||Base Engine||181-Horsepower 1.5-Liter EcoBoost®
|Gas, Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid
||Powertrain Options||Gas, Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid
|37.6 - 69.8 Cubic Feet||Cargo Space||37.5 - 65.4 Cubic Feet|
Crossovers like the 2021 Toyota RAV4 are a versatile option for the family on the go and the Toyota RAV4 compact crossover promises to stand out in this 2021 Toyota RAV4 vs 2021 Ford Escape comparison. Toyota RAV4 entries are available with a trio of powertrains – a standard 203-horsepower Dynamic Force four-cylinder, a 219-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Hybrid System and a power-packed 302-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Plug-In Hybrid System.
Gas-powered Toyota RAV4 models employ an eight-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission to make 28 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. Dynamic Torque Control AWD with Rear Driveline Disconnect is available to upgrade performance. Ford Escape models feature a standard 181-horsepower 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, a 200-horsepower 2.5-liter hybrid four-cylinder and a 250-horsepower turbocharged plug-in hybrid. Standard 1.5-liter Ford Escape models earn 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway with less power.
Technology is an added highlight of the Toyota RAV4 spec sheet that families will love with a standard suite of Toyota Safety Sense™ technology and a standard 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa and onboard Wi-Fi. Available upgrades to the Toyota RAV4 spec sheet vary by trim level and include an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen display, an 11-speaker JBL® sound system, a Qi wireless charging system, Toyota SofTex® interior, heated and cooled front seats, a panoramic power moonroof, a digital rearview mirror and more.
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