Fuel efficient and tough as rock, the 2022 Toyota RAV4 is a sturdy SUV that is one of the best off-road SUV picks. Its TRD trim is specially designed and engineered to tackle adventures in the wild. The TRD rides on 18-inch six-spoke matte-black TRD flow-formed alloy wheels wrapped in Falken all-terrain tires. Including TRD, the 2022 RAV4 comes with six trim levels. Being a pioneer in compact crossover class built for relative adventures, the 2022 RAV4 is a serious heavyweight contender in the class. However, the RAV4 is not without its rivals. Here is a model comparison article of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2022 Hyundai Tucson by Toyota of Puyallup in Puyallup, WA. Continue reading to learn more about the two SUVs’ key differences and why the 2022 RAV4 model stands out.
2022 Toyota RAV4
2022 Hyundai Tucson
|2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder
||2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine
|37.6 cubic feet||Cargo Volume
||38.7 cubic feet|
Power, performance, and fuel economy are the top highlights of the 2022 Toyota RAV4. With a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 203 horsepower paired with eight-speed automatic transmission, the RAV4 makes 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway in front-wheel drive. It also has front-wheel drive as standard and an optional all-wheel drive based on your trim. The Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD with Rear Driveline Disconnect will offer the all-weather capability you need during winter without penalizing your fuel economy. Meanwhile, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson counters with an underpowered 187-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder that creates 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
As for technology and infotainment, 2022 RAV4’s lower trims get a 7.0-inch touchscreen display. From the XLE trim, you will find an 8.0-inch display. Some of the key interior tech features are:
There is an optional JBL® audio system with 800 watts of power to push out a vibrant sound from the 11 speakers in nine locations. Other optional features are navigation and a wireless charging pad for a smartphone. Don’t fret if you go for a trim without nav, as all the other models get Scout GPS Link - enabling compatible smartphones to display a map and turn-by-turn directions to the dashtop screen.
Drop by Toyota of Puyallup dealership in Puyallup, WA, and schedule a test drive of this strong and sturdy SUV.