2019 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD (SE)

2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2WD (SE)

2019 Toyota 4Runner

2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner

2019 Toyota RAV4


2019 Toyota 4Runner
$25,500 MSRP*



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Trailer-Sway Control (TSC)


Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)


Are you looking for a compact SUV or a midsize model? That’s just the start of any 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 4Runner comparison. Both will serve you well whether you’re driving between Bradenton and Venice or going on a longer trip, but they have different strengths.

2019 RAV4 vs. 4Runner: Price and Performance

Looking for adventure in Naples? Comparing the RAV4 vs. 4Runner in both price and performance, and you will see the 2019 Toyota RAV4 stands out in a few key areas:

  • Price: The 2019 Toyota RAV4 comes in with an MSRP starting at $25,500 MSRP• while the 2019 Toyota 4Runner has an MSRP beginning of $34,910*.
  • Transmission: Find an 8-speed transmission on the RAV4 to deliver smoother transitions while the 2019 4Runner only features a 5-speed transmission.
  • Fuel Economy: The RAV4 offers more fuel efficiency and delivers a maximum EPA estimated 26 mpg city and 35 mpg highway,** while the 4Runner gets a lesser EPA estimated 17 mpg city and 21 mpg highway.**
  • Trailering: If you are planning to tow in Port Charlotte, you can also find Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) standard on the RAV4 to ease the process. The RAV4 features a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 pounds while the 4Runner offers a brawnier 5,000-pound max.

2019 RAV4 towing

2019 RAV4 vs. 4Runner: Off-Road Features

The RAV4 Adventure trim delivers many of the same off-road features as the 4Runner, such as Downhill Assist Control (DAC) and Hill Start Assist Control (HAC). The Adventure trim also delivers AWD with a 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine while the 4Runner offers either part-time and full-time with 4WD with Active Traction Control (A-TRAC). The ground clearance for the RAV4 vs 4Runner differs by just an inch, with the RAV4 Adventure trim featuring ground clearance of 8.6 inches and the 4Runner ground clearance coming in at 9.6 inches.

2019 Toyota 4Runner Off-Roading

Test Drive the 2019 RAV4 and 4Runner in Sarasota

Whether a new RAV4 seems like the right fit for your lifestyle, or if you want to learn more about the 4Runner, you can turn to Peterson Toyota of Sarasota. If you’re also considering a sedan, stop by and check out our new Toyota Corolla vs. Honda Civic comparison. Our knowledgeable team is here to answer all your questions, as well as help you get the financial plan best suited for you. Visit us at Peterson Toyota of Sarasota to learn more, or start the financing process online today!

*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $920 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $1045 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,295 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,395 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.
**2019 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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7435 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL


Phone: (941) 924-7700

7435 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL


Phone: (941) 924-7700

7435 S Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL
27.247252 -82.510502
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