When comparing the Hyundai TUCSON's and the Toyota RAV4 Prime's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai TUCSON has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and interior volume. The Toyota RAV4 Prime has the advantage in the areas of resale value and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai TUCSON's and the Toyota RAV4 Prime's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime Pricing
For a new model, the Hyundai TUCSON's price is between $29,320 and $40,019, with the Toyota RAV4 Prime priced between $46,643 and $55,265.
Hyundai TUCSON vs. Toyota RAV4 Prime 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 Prime loses 38 percent of its value. This means the Toyota RAV4 Prime retains 3.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Hyundai TUCSON.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Hyundai TUCSON’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 Prime base engine makes 302 horsepower.
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 Prime, a hybrid SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Hyundai TUCSON and Toyota RAV4 Prime are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Hyundai TUCSON has an average safety rating of 4.61 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.