2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 Toyota Rav4

2017 Chevy Equinox Silver

Chevy Equinox

2016 Toyota Rav4 Red

Toyota RAV4

Both the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox and the 2017 Toyota Rav4 are top crossovers for families here in the Chicago area. If you’re shopping for a new SUV near Calumet City or Homewood, then you should consider how they compare side by side before you make up your mind. Luckily we’ve made it easy with this comparison below:

  • Efficiency: The base Toyota Rav4 earns only 23 mpg city/30 mpg highway based on EPA estimates for 2017, and the Chevy Equinox is rated at up to 21 mpg city/31 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. You’ll pay less at the pump with the Chevy Equinox.
  • Price: The base Equinox starts at only $23,100 MSRP, while the base Toyota RAV4 will set you back $24,910 MSRP. That’s a big enough difference to make you think twice about the RAV4.
  • Power: The Toyota Rav4 gets a 2.5L four-cylinder that makes only 176 hp. The Chevy Equinox gets a 2.4L four-cylinder good for 182 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The Equinox can also be upgraded with a 301 hp 3.6L V6, while the Toyota doesn’t offer any engine upgrade option.
  • Features and Options: One key feature offered by the Chevy Equinox is the OnStar telematics system, which includes features like automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle tracking, in-car WiFi hotspot, and 4G LTE internet connectivity. The Toyota doesn’t offer any of that in the base trim level.
  • Warranty: While the Toyota RAV4 is covered by a 24-month roadside assistance warranty, the Chevy Equinox gets 60-month/60,000-mile roadside assistance coverage.
  • Space: The Chevy Equinox gives you more rear leg room, more front and rear head room, and more front and rear hip room.

Visit Chevrolet of Homewood Today

Drive the Chevy Equinox today at Chevrolet of Homewood. We’re at 18033 Halsted St. In Homewood, IL, just a short trip from Calumet City, and we want to help you find the right crossover for your needs. Visit us today to find out more about the latest Equinox or any other Chevy model.