2020 Toyota RAV4 vs 2020 Chevrolet Equinox

Currently, one of the most popular and best-selling vehicles in the industry are compact crossovers. With optimal drivability mixed with the space families need, it’s hard to go wrong purchasing one. One such model is the 2020 Toyota RAV4.

Touted as Toyota’s small crossover model, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 matches size with performance that other models can’t match. This includes brand models such as the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox. To look deeper into the differences, we at Bob Smith Toyota compared the two models for you to check out, below:

2020 Toyota RAV4


2020 Chevrolet Equinox

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine 1.5L 4-Cylinder Turbo
203 Horsepower 170
184 ft-lbs Torque 203 ft-lbs
26 City / 35 Highway Fuel Economy 26 City / 31 Highway


When comparing the base engines between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and the 2020 Chevrolet Equinox, the RAV4 offers a stronger skillset. With over 33 additional horsepower, Toyota’s crossover can handle whatever load you need to carry. Plus, the model’s estimated 35 highway MPG edges out the Equinox, meaning fewer trips to the pump during road trips. To enhance the driving experience further, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 also features standard adaptive cruise control – something only found on higher Chevrolet Equinox trims.

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2020 Toyota RAV4


2020 Chevrolet Equinox


37.6 cubic feet Cargo Space 29.9 cubic feet
39.5 in Front Head Room 40.0 in
41.0 in Front Legroom 40.9 in
56.4 in Rear Shoulder Room 55.5 in


Looking at the interior space, both models are generally close. However, the larger cargo area provides more space for what you pay for, while the legroom and rear shoulder room provide additional space for passengers. While on the topic of general comfort, the Toyota RAV4 also has standard satellite radio, unlike the Equinox. Plus, the RAV4 also has available cooling seats against the Equinox model’s ventilated ones.

Though both models are known throughout the crossover market, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 boasts strong base engine performance combined with space and comfort for the drive ahead. For those in the La Crescenta area, finding a 2020 Toyota RAV4 is easy; simply check out our online inventory and schedule a test drive with us at Bob Smith Toyota!

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