When we compare the Hyundai TUCSON's and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai TUCSON has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability and interior volume. The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai TUCSON's and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Pricing
A used 2023 Hyundai TUCSON ranges from $26,772 to $37,795 while a used 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is priced between $35,489 to $47,993. For a new model, the Hyundai TUCSON's price is between $29,318 and $39,669, with the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid priced between $34,362 and $45,217.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Hyundai TUCSON loses 41.6 percent of its value and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid loses 36.1 percent of its value. This means the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid retains 5.5 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Hyundai TUCSON.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Hyundai TUCSON is 8.5 out of 10 while the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the Hyundai TUCSON being ranked 5 out of 19 Best Small SUVs and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid being ranked 1 out of 13 Best Hybrid Small SUVs.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Hyundai TUCSON is 8.0 out of 10. For the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid the reliability rating is 7.5 out of 10. This gives the Hyundai TUCSON a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Hyundai TUCSON’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid base engine makes 219 horsepower. The TUCSON is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 458 miles. The RAV4 Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 40 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 551 miles. This gives the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Hyundai TUCSON. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Hyundai TUCSON, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, a hybrid SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Hyundai TUCSON and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has higher safety ratings than the Hyundai TUCSON, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.61 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Hyundai TUCSON has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.