Toyota Harrier vs Toyota RAV4 Comparison

If we talk about cars, it is good to identify what cars are prevailing in the market; both Toyota Harrier and Toyota RAV4 have their fans. Both are super SUVs and likewise popular as well. The Harrier seems to have many matches with the RAV4. Car lovers find fairly a few similar belongings between these cars. Though, people have their own preferences when it comes to purchasing one from both these cars. So, let’s look at the side-by-side comparison of both these cars to know which one is right for you. Here is Toyota Harrier vs. Toyota RAV4 explained. 


(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of December 2020.) 

 Toyota Harrier 2019Toyota RAV4 2019
Capacity/Doors5 seats/4 doors5 seats/4 doors
Torque350 N.m at 1650rpm
401 N.m @ 5000 rpm
Top Speed180 km/h180 km/h
0-100 km/h7.3 secs7.8 secs
Max Power140 - 280ps125 - 180ps
Engine1,986 - 3,456cc1.8 – 23,62cc
Fuel Tank Capacity60L55L
Key Features- LED headlamps and taillamps, 12.3-inch

touchscreen infotainment system, touch

sensitive controls for the AC, auto headlamps,

electric panoramic sunroof, JBL audio system.
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist,

Automatic High Beams, Pre-Collision System

with Pedestrian Detection, Tire Pressure Monitor

System (TPMS), Eight airbags—includes driver

and front passenger Advanced Airbag System,

driver, and front passenger seat-mounted side

airbags, driver's knee airbag, front passenger

seat-cushion airbag, and front and rear side

curtain airbags.
GearboxCVTAT
Fuel Consumption21.40km/L11.3L/100KM
Length x Width x Height4.73×1.84×1.69 m4.60×1.85×1.73 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 26,660 – 33,150USD 23,320 – 43,340

 

Interior and Exterior Comparison

 

Toyota Harrier

“Elegant velocity” motivates the new Harrier’s exterior design: short rear and long front projections lend new, efficient dynamism to the side profile, while horizontally emphasized styling and forward-leaning quarter pillars give a speedy, smooth look that is promptly recognizable. 

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The dramatic curve of the front bumpers toward the rear creates a compact front end, powerful, while the deeply carved front face makes the new Harrier promptly recognizable. 

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The Harrier makes innovative use of LED lamps, which have been made normal in all grades. Also available are boldly shaped rear combination lamps with gradient brightness and clearance lamps (in a row of three). 

 

(a) Cabin Storage

The more comfortable extra variant gets the leather treatment and brushed aluminum trim in the cabin, with generous doses of red sewing. Since this Harrier sits on the top side of the Toyota scale, the little traces of luxury are not only predictable but required. As such, we get memory settings and ventilated front seats for a driver’s seat that slides away in harmony with the steering wheel upon switching off the engine. 

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All the things you’ve come to expect in luxury cars such as power-adjustable seats, power windows, sunroof, locks, and comfortable leather seats are available. Convenience features abound and safety including brakes, anti-lock, a rearview camera, multiple airbags, vehicle skid control, multi-information display, GPS navigation, and rear-seat entertainment system. 

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There are numerous storage sections in the cabin that are useful for storing items such as goggles, handbags, beverages, smartphones, etc. At the first row, there is door panel storage, a glovebox, four cup-holders, and the center-box. In the second row, there are front seat jacket pockets and 4 cup-holders. 

 

(b) Cargo Space

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The Toyota Harrier has a substantial boot space that is enough for a family of five but once you need extra space you can fold the rear seats. Toyota Harrier has 28.8 cubes of boot space. 

 

Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 has greatly improved in terms of driving dynamics and interior space. This has been achieved through new technologies and clever design. The RAV4 has an aggressive and more off-road design tone. 

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The RAV4 has the “U” in Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). In other arguments, the RAV4 is the rocky practical brotherly. The RAV4 has an interior built with materials that are extra rugged for better durability and less sophisticated. Regardless, the Toyota RAV4 is an outstanding SUV that has experienced change and is now in an extreme position to compete with the Mazda CX-5, VW Tiguan, Nissan X-Trail, Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander, and Honda CR-V. 

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The Toyota RAV4 looks bigger than its predecessors through the overall dimensions have shrunk. It’s more angular at a beefier rear and the front which gives it a more impressive look. The base grade comes with no fog lights and steel rims while the higher grades come with roof rails, alloy rims, and fog lights. 

 

(a) Cabin Storage

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The Toyota RAV4 has sufficient storage spaces that are vital for storing items such as water bottles, smartphones, and other hand luggage. For the first row, there are side pockets, a center box, and glove box &4 cup holders. 

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For second-row seats, there are 2 cup holders – with the middle seat folded and pocket storage on the front seats. 

 

(b) Cargo Space

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Toyota RAV4 has 37.6 cubic feet of load space behind the rear seats therefore Toyota RAV4 has a big cargo space that can accommodate luggage for a family of five with room to spare. The second-row seats can be folded neatly into the floor in a divided format and it can carry bulky luggage. 

 

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

 

Toyota Harrier

 

(a) Engine & Performance

It’s come with 3 engine options; A 2.0 L 3ZR-FAE I4 petrol engine, 2.0 L 8AR-FTS I4-T, and a 2.5 L 2AR-FXE I4 (petrol-hybrid). They are mated to a 7-Speed Super CVT-I transmission or 6-speed automatic (turbo) eCVT (hybrid) and available in both 2WD and 4WD. The only 4WD is available in the Hybrid version. 

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Both Toyota Harrier has a top speed of 180kph and has a quick gain in acceleration from 0-100kph in 7.3secs. The Harrier powered by a 2.0 L 3ZR-FAE I4 petrol engine produces a maximum power output of 111 kW (149 hp; 151 PS) and the Toyota Harrier mated with a 2.0 L 8AR-FTS I4-T petrol engine produces a maximum power output of 170 kW (228 hp; 231 PS) while Toyota Harrier 2.5 Hybrid equipped with an inline 4-cylinder petrol engine that yields 194 horsepower. 

 

(b) Fuel Consumption

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Toyota Harrier’s fuel consumption is around 6.5 l/100km for the combined fuel consumption. 

 

Toyota RAV4

 

(a) Engine & Performance

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On the other hand, a RAV4 is equipped with 3 engine option 2.0L M20A-FKS inline 4 cylinder gasoline, 2.5L A25A-FXS inline 4 cylinders (hybrid gasoline/electric, PHEV), 2.5 L A25A-FKS inline 4- cylinder gasoline engine that produces 203 horsepower from the hybrid version. Toyota RAV4 comes with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed AWF8F35 Direct Shift automatic transmission (UA80E) and acceleration of 0-100kph in 7.8 sec. 

 

(b) Fuel Consumption

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RAV4 offers a good fuel economy. Its city mileage is around 11.3L/100KM, while the highway mileage ranges between 7.4/100KM and 8.6L/100KM. 

 

Final Verdict

Considering the features of Toyota Harrier and RAV4, both appear to be a better choice for highways and city driving. However, the RAV4 is great if you need a better compact SUV that delivers the best off-road performance. 

Need to buy a high-quality Toyota Harrier or Toyota RAV4 from Japan? Therefore the choice remains yours based on trim level, color, engine capacity, and price. You can buy yours now through our store BE FORWARD

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

4 thoughts on “Toyota Harrier vs Toyota RAV4 Comparison

  1. Tony

    Send any of the 2 with good offer! All are beautiful…….

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    1. WBN_Charisse

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