The horsepower of the Toyota RAV4 II is by 4 hp bigger in comparison to the Jeep Wrangler I. While the difference is small this should not affect the car performance largely.
The fuel economy is distinctly to Toyota RAV4 II's advantage. This car burns 6.3 l less gasoline in the combined cycle than the Jeep. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the mixed cycle for the mini 4x4 segment, in which the Toyota RAV4 II 1.8 VVTi 125HP manual 4x4 is classified, equals to 7.5 l whereas the Toyota RAV4 II consumes by 1 percent less fuel than the average.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Jeep Wrangler I 2.5 i 121HP manual accelerates from 0 to 100 Km/h relatively slower in relation to the Toyota RAV4 II. The
difference in the amount of
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as important for selecting the better one of these two
The top speed possible to be reached by the Toyota is greater as compared to this of the Jeep Wrangler I which allows to drive the same distance on the highway in shorter period of time. The difference at the level of 25 kilometers/hour is not big and is imperceptible in everyday use.
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Toyota RAV4 II 1.8 VVTi 125HP manual 4x4 is 57 mm wider than the Jeep Wrangler I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more room for their elbows.
The Toyota RAV4 II has 5 % longer wheelbase than Jeep Wrangler I 2.5 i 121HP manual. As a result the Toyota is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable driving.
The Toyota RAV4 II is 342 mm longer in relation to the Jeep Wrangler I. Long vehicles have more interior space and usually have bigger trunk. Although the Toyota RAV4 II 1.8 VVTi 125HP manual 4x4 seems to be better option for families or persons who value comfortable rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Jeep Wrangler I 2.5 i 121HP manual may appeal to city drivers as it will not cause problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
Much more comfortable and practical vehicle is five-door Toyota. The two-door Jeep Wrangler I has less advantages, besides more attractive silhouette.