Colonial Toyota Has Options to Take on the Best the Competition Can Offer

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Dealership takes a closer look at two Toyota crossover SUVs versus popular rival.

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has a lot to offer when compared to the 2019 Honda CR-V.

Colonial Toyota is home to a full roster of the automaker’s best entries onto the market. Among the many reasons people have flocked to SUVs and crossover SUVs include performance, interior space and overall flexibility. Even with a well-earned reputation for being a leader in just about every corner of the SUV class, Toyota models still have to stave off efforts from several automakers’ vehicles. The Colonial Toyota team of product experts end up having to routinely explain the differences between models like the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and Toyota 4Runner versus the 2019 Honda CR-V. Depending on what an individual buyer is looking for, the contrasts among the models could be very interesting.

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has been completely redesigned for the current model year. Since it was introduced to the Toyota roster, it has been going up against the Honda CR-V. Colonial Toyota customers choosing any available version of the 2019 RAV4 will have a natural advantage in performance over the CR-V.

Under the hood of the 2019 RAV4 is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine making 203 horsepower, compared to the 184-horsepower produced by the 2019 CR-V. Additionally, the current RAV4 can offer a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when properly equipped. This is a full ton more than what the Honda crossover SUV can tow.

Buyers interested in taking their new vehicle out into the wilderness will definitely want to make an appointment to test drive the 2019 Toyota 4Runner. There is one fundamental difference between the 2019 4Runner and the 2019 Honda CR-V. The 2019 Toyota 4Runner continues to be built on a classic body-on-frame platform that is perfect for massive amounts of towing and crawling through mud.

On the other hand, the 2019 CR-V features a unibody construction. It’s good for commuting, but not as strong for getting off-road. In terms of performance, the 2019 4Runner is a clear winner with its 4.0-liter, V-6 engine making 270 horsepower and a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

Anyone can view the entire Colonial Toyota inventory by visiting the dealership’s website, http://www.colonialtoyotact.com. The showroom is located at 470 Boston Post Road, Milford, CT 06460. Potential buyers can schedule a test drive with either the 2019 Toyota RAV4 or 2019 Toyota 4Runner by calling 203-403-6890.

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