When it comes to compact crossover SUVs, the Toyota RAV4 is one name that resonates throughout the industry, regardless of the region or demography. The Toyota RAV4 is one of the most iconic SUVs of the Japanese manufacturer and has been consistently on demand in the market. But there are a variety of other compact crossover SUVs that are just as famous as the RAV4, the Ford Escape being one of them.
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is currently in its fifth generation and is a carryover of the previous model year version. One notable change is that Blizzard Pearl exterior color option replaces Super White. Also, a plug-in hybrid RAV4 Prime has joined the lineup. A new XLE Premium trim has also been added to the RAV4 Hybrid model. Interested in the 2021 Toyota RAV4? We at Cecil Atkinson Toyota can assist you in the entire purchasing process. You can check out our online inventory to have a look at our current selection of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 models. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive or for any other queries.
2021 Toyota RAV4
2021 Ford Escape
|2.5-liter inline-four cylinder
||1.5-liter turbocharged inline-three cylinder|
|203 hp / 184 ft-lbs.
||181 hp / 190 ft-lbs.|
||Towing Capacity (lbs.)
The Toyota RAV4 is more powerful than the Ford Escape. While both the SUVs offer hybrid versions, the Toyota RAV4 outpaces the Ford Escape. The RAV4 offers better handling and peppy acceleration than the Ford Escape making it a better SUV to drive. Not to forget, the RAV4 offers better overall fuel economy than the Ford Escape.
Talking about the interior features, Toyota offers a variety of features for the RAV4 as standard. The 2021 RAV4 offers Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Smart Device Integration, and HD Radio as standard features across all the trims. The seats offer better overall comfort with the option of leather upholstery on the higher trims. The cabin of the RAV4 offers a lot more overall space compared to the Ford Escape making it the best vehicle for families. Paired with Toyota’s undeniable reliability, the RAV4 is the better option to opt for if you are looking for a compact crossover SUV.