In comparing the Toyota FJ Cruiser's and the Toyota RAV4's specifications and ratings, the Toyota FJ Cruiser has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Toyota RAV4 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Toyota FJ Cruiser's and the Toyota RAV4's specifications and ratings, the Toyota RAV4 is a better car than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.
Toyota FJ Cruiser vs. Toyota RAV4 Pricing
A used 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser ranges from $23,205 to $43,993 while a used 2014 Toyota RAV4 is priced between $11,998 to $21,799.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota FJ Cruiser’s base engine makes 260 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 base engine makes 176 horsepower. The FJ Cruiser is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 380 miles. The RAV4 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 493 miles. This gives the Toyota RAV4 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota FJ Cruiser. Both models use gasoline.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota RAV4 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.