The horsepower is a characteristic that most of drivers take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this case it is the Toyota RAV4 IV which has by 38 more horsepower in relation to the Subaru XV. Therefore the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 will achieve higher top speed. Due to more horsepower the Toyota should also provide noticeably better flexiblility in specific speeds.
The Toyota has 43 newton meters more torque in
comparison to the Subaru XV. The difference at this level is relevant, what means
that the Toyota will be seeding up significantly faster.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Subaru is relatively slower in
comparison to the Toyota RAV4 IV. The
difference in the amount of
3.2 s is
not really significant and it should
not be vitally taken by you into
consideration for selecting the better one of presented
With more luggage capacity the Toyota RAV4 IV will have much more room for carrying things and be more functional car compared with the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4. If the size of the trunk is appeals to you, the Toyota RAV4 IV will be better to choose because it is about 204 l larger than the trunk of its contender.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The top velocity of the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 is greater than of the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4 by 3, which allows the Toyota to travel quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 6 km/h is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Width of a car directly affects interior space for travelers and also stability while driving. The width of the Toyota RAV4 IV is larger by 66 mm in relation to the Subaru XV and is not really important. The medium for the „compact SUV” segment amounts to around 1,797 millimeters and is by 48 millimeters smaller than the same feature of the Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4.
Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 has 27 millimeters longer wheelbase when compared to the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 has a one more
speed than the
Subaru. Generally this
additional gear is a very
tall one thanks to which the previous
speeds can be shorter in order to
allow better acceleration in the
lower gears. One more speed also will contribute to smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The Toyota RAV4 IV Valvematic 150 152HP manual 4x4 has 386 cubic centimeters larger engine capacity compared to the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4. As the difference is not big, the Toyota RAV4 IV should accelerate slightly dynamically, of course assuming that other paramerters are does not play a role.
Maximum load capacity
The Toyota RAV4 IV is 122 millimeters longer in relation to the Subaru. The length of the car is significant in respect of travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Toyota preasumbly will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Toyota RAV4 IV will be better driven ,however, the Subaru will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
Model release date
Because of the fact that the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4's production began only 1 year before the Toyota RAV4 IV, the gap between technology used in both vehicles is not really huge, however, the Toyota RAV4 IV might feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall man or you carry in the trunk thinks of big dimensions, the Toyota RAV4 IV, which is by 3 percent higher than the Subaru XV 1.6i 114HP manual 4x4, would be better choice for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much noticeable.