2018 Toyota RAV4 VS 2018 Chevrolet Equinox






Comparison Overview

Choosing a crossover SUV can be difficult with so many different options on the market today. Toyota of Alvin is here to make your research easier by comparing the specs on the new 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. Starting off, the RAV4’s base model comes equipped with a larger and more powerful engine than the Equinox. RAV4 features a dynamic 2.5L 4-cylinder DOHC engine that puts out 176 horsepower. The 2018 Equinox’s 1.5L engine just can’t match that power.



Comparison Interior

Stepping inside these new crossovers, you’ll find elegant cabin styling and driver-oriented controls. Both also have available navigation packages that are very user-friendly. It’s also easy to access the ample cargo space available in the 2018 RAV4 with its rear 60/40 split and fold second row seating. The RAV4 has up to 73.4 cubic feet of cargo area, and that’s sure to be a boon to growing families and lovers of outdoor adventure. The 2018 Equinox has substantially less cargo area with only 63.5 cubic feet available for you. We think that the RAV4’s sizable cargo space takes the lead in the interior category.











Comparison Exterior

Let’s talk about some of the different safety features available on the 2018 RAV4 and the 2018 Equinox. The RAV4 and Equinox both keep your family safe with standard electronic traction control, brake assist systems, automatic headlights, and similar cabin airbag arrangements. Both also have an equal standard maximum towing capacity of 1500 lbs. if you’re heading out with the camper this summer. Equinox and RAV4 also have similar manufacturer warranties; Toyota and Chevrolet include a 60 month/60,000 mile powertrain warranty and a 36 month/36000 mile basic warranty on these crossovers.




2018 Toyota RAV4 Packages

There are a bunch of great 2018 RAV4 models to choose from. Select from the LE, LE Hybrid, XLE, XLE Hybrid, Adventure, SE, SE Hybrid, Limited, Limited Hybrid, or Platinum trims. For example, the Adventure version is a uniquely fun vehicle with its sporty shift lever, 18 inch black alloy wheels, enlarged over-fender flares, and included roof rails. The Adventure RAV4 is ready tackle rugged outdoor trails as well as the commute.












Toyota of Alvin

Toyota of Alvin always puts the customer first. That’s why we have earned a loyal following from all over the Houston area, including Pasadena, Pearland, Friendswood, and League City. We have incredible dealer financing options whether you are looking to buy or lease your next vehicle. At Toyota of Alvin, we think test drives should be fun and convenient. If you’re near Houston, why not head out for an informative test drive with the RAV4 today? Take your 2018 RAV4 home with a starting price of just $24,660.