Toyota and Honda are locked in a fierce battle throughout the global automotive industry. Nowhere is this rivalry more intense than in the crossover SUV segment. A comparison between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Honda Passport will help buyers pick through the wheat and the chaff to find the best crossover SUV to meet their needs. It is important to point out that the 2020 Toyota RAV4 is a smaller platform than the 2020 Honda Passport. Some may view this as a disadvantage, but we think it works in the popular Toyota vehicle’s favor by making the RAV4 lighter and nimbler on the road while also being more efficient. Serra Toyota of Decatur has the 2020 Toyota RAV4 available in its showroom. Customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 256-274-4354.
While the 2020 RAV4 doesn’t quite match the 2020 Passport in terms of brawn, it is more than a match in terms of brains. A crossover SUV that is equipped with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system isn’t really news anymore. However, of the 2020 RAV4 and 2020 Passport, only the Toyota crossover SUV comes with its most advanced technology on all trim grades. The Toyota infotainment system works with both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. This is also where the technology overlaps with the Honda Passport. Toyota goes further by adding available integration with the Amazon Alexa home digital assistant. Additionally, each crossover SUV offers an available mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. Once again, only the 2020 RAV4 makes the 4G LTE internet connection available on all models.
Performance Specs and Fuel Economy
All versions of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 at Serra Toyota of Decatur will have a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that is attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It will make 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Owners with front-wheel-drive models of the 2020 RAV4 will be able to expect 27 miles per gallon in the city and around 35 miles per gallon on the highway. On the other end of the equation is the 2020 Passport with its 3.5-liter, V-6 mated to a nine-speed automatic and makes 280 horsepower. The Passport will get between 19 and 20 miles per gallon in the city and 24 or 25 miles per gallon on the highway.