When it comes to the SUV and crossover market, the fastest growing and most popular segment is the compact category. More drivers are coming to appreciate their capable and powerful setups being accompanied by loads of efficiency and versatility. There are loads of options in this category now, and it can be hard to flush out exactly what you want. The team here at J Pauley Toyota wants you to be well-informed, so we put together this comparison of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 20188 Jeep Compass.
Both of these models are extremely strong contenders in the compact SUV market. Jeep has made a name for itself in terms of off-roading capability, but how does that sensibility translate to daily city and highway driving? For the 2018 model year, the Toyota RAV4 has introduced a few new features, updates, and upgrades. There's a lot to cover so keep reading this page for a rundown of how these two models stack up against each other.
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Both of these models offer impressive specs to the modern driver. As far as interior space is concerned, both models have plenty to offer. However, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 does expand a bit more in passenger and cargo space. Drivers of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 can expand the cargo space and use it as they please with Toyota's fold-flat seats.
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2018 Jeep Compass both offer similar fuel economy. When you consider fuel economy alongside interior space, though, drivers get much more value out of the 2018 Toyota RAV4. A couple of cubic feet doesn't seem like much, but when you're heading to the cabin for the weekend with a full SUV, every inch counts!
When it comes to safety, The 2018 Toyota RAV4 did score slightly higher with the IIHS. This is due to its outstanding crash test-ratings, and the 2018 Toyota RAV4's available Toyota Safety Sense. This is a set of advanced driver safety features which use sensors and automated driving technology to keep you and your passengers out of harm's way. Technologies in this package include: