When comparing the Toyota Prius v's and the Toyota RAV4's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Prius v has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Toyota RAV4 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Prius v's and the Toyota RAV4's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Toyota Prius v vs. Toyota RAV4 Pricing
A used 2017 Toyota Prius v ranges from $13,994 to $26,996 while a used 2017 Toyota RAV4 is priced between $16,254 to $26,990.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Prius v’s base engine makes 134 horsepower, and the Toyota RAV4 base engine makes 176 horsepower. The Prius v is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. The RAV4 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 477 miles.This gives the Toyota Prius v the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Toyota RAV4 the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota RAV4 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota RAV4 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.