Comparison - Toyota RAV4 Limited 2019 - vs - Hyundai Kona SEL Plus 2021

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
35,050
Updated: 
07 May 2019
$
25,450
Updated: 
05 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.50gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Midnight black metallic
#2D2D2D
Silver sky metallic
#A5A6A9
Blueprint
#323C71
Magnetic gray metallic
#38393B
Ruby flare pearl
#81061B
Blizzard pearl
#ECE7EA
Color: 
Chalk White
#F8FAFA
Sonic Silver
#C4CDD4
Thunder Grey
#767C84
Pulse Red
#BC0001
Surf Blue
#5C94D3
Ultra Black
#141314
Galactic Gray
#2D3037
Surf Blue w/Dark Gray Roof
#5C94D3
Pulse Red w/Black Roof
#BC0001
Sonic Silver w/Black Roof
#C4CDD4

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Redesigned for 2019, the Toyota RAV4 receives a variety of updates, including a stylish new look, a new engine, and added safety and technology features. No doubt they will contribute to the RAV4's status as the best-selling small crossover SUV on the market.The RAV4 is completely redesigned for 2019.

Pros
Quiet interior and comfortable ride quality
Abundant cargo and passenger space
Updated tech interface with lots of USB and power ports

Cons
Merely average power from base powertrain
No other engines available
Stiff, uncomfortable front passenger seat
Engine sounds strained at full throttle

By: 
edmunds.com

With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.

Pros
Looks great
Wide range of trim levels
Strong performing RAV4 Hybrid
Active safety tech standard

Cons
Interior space compromises
Could use more sound deadening
Pricey with options
Confusing fuel economy story

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 ranked #5 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Toyota RAV4 has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 13 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great gas mileage
Lots of cargo space
Many standard driver assistance features
Comfortable ride

Cons
Loud engine
Some rivals are sportier

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Hyundai Kona comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.New Night Edition trim.

PROS
Optional turbocharged engine provides quick acceleration
Nimble handling makes it enjoyable to drive
Lots of features for your money

CONS
Weak base engine
Gear shifts from the turbo engine's transmission are often unrefined
Interior is trimmed with a lot of hard plastic panels

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2021 Hyundai Kona's #1 ranking is based on its score within the Subcompact SUVs category. Currently the Hyundai Kona has a score of 8.3 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Energetic turbocharged engine available
Poised handling and comfortable ride

Cons
Rear seats less spacious than rivals’
Subpar maximum cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain.

Pros
Squirty handling
Standard automatic emergency braking
Very good infotainment
Reasonable fuel economy
Kona Electric

Cons
Busy to the eye
Sluggish off the line
Shifty dual-clutch transmission
Snug back seat
Value sags at the top

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined - 28
Fuel Economy City USA: 
25.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
33.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
184ft-lbs
at 5 000rpm
132ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
203hp
at 6 600rpm
147hp
at 6 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
180.90in
164.00in
Width: 
73.00in
70.90in
Height: 
67.20in
61.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.60in
6.70in
Front Track: 
62.60in
61.90in
Rear Track: 
63.30in
62.30in
Wheel Base: 
105.90in
102.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.70
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
39.50
37.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
37.80in
34.60in
Front Hip Room: 
54.30in
53.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.80in
55.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
47.70in
52.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.40in
54.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
69.80cu.ft
45.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
37.50cu.ft
19.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3620.00lbs
3084.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated Mirrors
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Cloth
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electric Power Steering
Single Zone Front Air Conditioning
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
Infinity Premium Brand Speakers
8 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
315 Watts Stereo Output

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

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

Options

Packages: 
Limited Grade Weather Package
Protection Package
Limited Grade Advanced Technology Package
Cargo Package
Winter Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
Alloy Wheel Locks
Special Color
Door Edge Guards
Mudguards
Panoramic Sunroof
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Blackout Emblem Overlays
Paint Protection Film
Rear Bumper Applique
Wheel Locks
Mudguards
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Bicycle Rack Mount
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Spider Cargo Net
Carpet Mat Package
Door Sill Protectors
Entune 3.0 Premium Audio, Dynamic Navigation And JBL W/Clari-Fi
All-Weather Liner Package
Four Season Liner/Mat Package
First Aid Kit
Carpeted Floor Mats
Cargo Blocks
Cargo Tray
All-Weather Floor Mats
Cargo Net
EC Mirror W/Homelink And Compass

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Light gray,leatherette
#7E7E7E
Black,leatherette
#191919
Nutmeg,leatherette
#BCA88F
Color: 
Black, cloth
#1A1A1A
Gray/Black, cloth
#93969C