Comparison - BMW X1 xDrive28i 2021 - vs - Toyota RAV4 Plug-in Hybrid 2021

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
37,400
Updated: 
30 Oct 2019
$
Updated: 
15 Sep 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
16.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
STORM BAY METALLIC
#818891
PHYTONIC BLUE METALLIC
#9C9688
CASHMERE SILVER METALLIC
#B9502B
MISANO BLUE METALLIC
#429DD7
MINERAL GREY METALLIC
#52585E
MINERAL WHITE METALLIC
#E1E1E1
GLACIER SILVER METALLIC
#CFD1D0
JET BLACK
#080808
BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC
#252627
ALPINE WHITE
#F8F8EF

Electric

Top Speed: 
130mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
6.30s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

BMW has made very few changes to the X1 for 2021: SiriusXM satellite radio is now standard, and LED fog lamps are no longer part of the optional Convenience or Premium packages. Also, BMW won't let customers order the sports seats as a standalone option anymore. You have to select the M Sport pack if you want them.

Pros
Peppy turbo four,
crisp handling,
practical interior.

Cons
Unsupportive standard front seats,
aging infotainment interface,
bland styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 BMW X1 is an appealing crossover with hatchback moves, but keep a lid on options for the better value.

Pros
Turbocharged punch
Nimble around-town handling
Good transmission
Comfy front seats
Reasonably large cargo area

Cons
Stodgy vs. expressive rivals
Rear-seat leg room
Infotainment’s clunky controller
Chintzy interior bits
Can get expensive

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2021 BMW X1's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Subcompact SUVs category. Currently the BMW X1 has a score of 8.4 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Sporty handling
Potent engine
Intuitive infotainment system
Large cargo hold

Cons
Firm ride
Some low-rent cabin materials

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's #2 ranking is based on its score within the Hybrid and Electric SUVs category. It is the winner of our 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for the Money award and a finalist for our 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric SUV for Families award. Currently the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid has a score of 8.0 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Energetic powertrain
Great gas mileage
Spacious, handsome cabin
Plenty of standard features
Ample cargo space

Cons
Road noise permeates the cabin

By: 
usnews.com

The Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has an impressive all-electric range and low emissions, but the extremely high list price limits its appeal for private buyers and company car buyers alike. The regular front-wheel drive RAV4 hybrid is the sweet spot in the range. It’s fairly ordinary to drive, but strong resale values, astounding economy and a fantastic reliability record make it a tempting option in the large SUV category.

Pros
Exceedingly frugal
Regular hybrid has slow predicted depreciation
Strong reliability record

Cons
Terrible infotainment system
Rivals are better to drive
No seven-seat option

By: 
whatcar.com

The standard RAV4 Hybrid receives a new mid-range XLE Premium trim for 2021, but the big news this year is the introduction of the plug-in hybrid RAV4 Prime models. The RAV4 Prime is the most powerful RAV4 offered with a total of 302 horsepower between its gas engine and electric motors; it also offers a claimed 42 miles of electric-only driving per charge.

Pros
Strong acceleration,
driver-assistance tech is standard,
roomy cabin.

Cons
Prices start above $30,000,
uninvolving handling,
most desirable features quickly increase the price.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
Torque: 
258ft-lbs
at 1 450rpm
Horsepower: 
228hp
at 5 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead valves (DOHV)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
no
Door Pockets: 
yes
no
Cupholders: 
yes
no
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
no
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
175.50in
Width: 
71.70in
Height: 
62.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.20in
Front Track: 
61.50in
Rear Track: 
61.60in
Wheel Base: 
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.90
Rear Head Room: 
39.40
Front Leg Room: 
40.40in
Rear leg room: 
37.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
58.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
27.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3726.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
no
Trip computer: 
yes
no
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
no
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
no
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leatherette
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
no
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
no
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB With External Media Control
205 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
7 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
no
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.5
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
no
Front head airbags: 
yes
no
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
no
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
no
Traction control: 
yes
no
Child seat anchors: 
yes
no
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
no
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
no
Daytime running lights: 
yes
no
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
no
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
no
Rear headrests: 
yes
no
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
no
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
M Sport Package
Premium Package
Luxury Package
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
18" M Double-Spoke Wheels W/Run-Flat Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Tires
Parking Assistant
Remove All-Season Tires/Add Performance Tires
LED Headlights W/Cornering Lights
19" Y-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Run-Flat Tires
Space-Saver Spare
Interior Options: 
Heated Front Seats And Steering Wheel
ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Sliding And Reclining Rear Seat Adjustment
Harman Kardon Premium Sound System
Wireless Charging

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Oyster Dakota, leather
#C4C0B5
Oyster/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#C4C0B5
Mocha Dakota, leather
#5A5653
Black Dakota, leather
#000000
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Black Dakota w/Blue highlight, leather
#000000