In the 2021 Toyota model year, the brand added several hybrid models, including the 2021 Toyota Venza. While the model has impressed early, Toyota is known for offering capable and comfortable hybrid crossovers such as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.
While both crossovers offer space for five total passengers, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the 2021 Toyota Venza offer distinct experiences. But where can one pinpoint the differences? At Bob Smith Toyota, we compare the two efficient crossovers below:
2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2021 Toyota Venza
|69.8 cubic feet
||Total Cargo Capacity
||55.1 cubic feet|
||Front Head Room
||Front Leg Room
||Rear Leg Room
|8.1 inches||Total Ground Clearance||7.68 inches|
When it comes to space, both the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the 2021 Toyota Venza provide different specifications. The 2021 Toyota Venza offers 28.8 cubic feet behind the rear row, with up to 55.1 cubic feet of space. Meanwhile, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid offers 37.6 cubic feet of space with 69.8 cubic feet of total room. But while the RAV4 Hybrid is a larger vehicle, the Venza provides features such as a 12.3-inch touchscreen display and an all-new Star Gaze™ Fixed Panoramic Glass Roof.
If you’re looking for a major difference in powertrains, both the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and 2021 Toyota Venza provide similar specifications. Each one is powered by a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force Hybrid engine. As a bonus compared to other hybrid brands, both options come with a standard Electronic On-Demand feature to maintain traction in various conditions. The only major difference between the two comes in estimated fuel economy. Due to the added weight, the 2021 Toyota Venza offers a single MPG less on average than the RAV4 Hybrid – though both boast at or over 38 MPG.
While you may be torn between the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the all-new 2021 Toyota Venza, the information above should provide you with a better understanding of the two. Both models – which can be found at Bob Smith Toyota – provide a phenomenal experience for a hybrid model.