2019 Chevy Equinox vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Differences near Chicago, IL


Selecting a new SUV for your daily drive is an exciting journey, but it can also feel overwhelming due to the number of options available. To ease the stress of SUV shopping, our team has put together a comparison of two top compact SUV models: the 2019 Chevy Equinox and 2019 Toyota RAV4. Continue reading to learn more about each vehicle’s performance, design, and technology offerings.

For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact our Chevy dealership in Chicago, IL, online or by calling (773) 465-2000. You can also learn more about the Chevy Equinox and check out the new vehicle inventory available at Mike Anderson Chevrolet of Chicago.

We will be taking a look at the 2019 Chevy Equinox Premier, starting at $32,295 MSRP, and 2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited, starting at $33,650.


On the 2019 Equinox, you’ll find three engine options: a 1.5L turbo, 2.0L turbo, and 1.6L turbo diesel. While the Toyota RAV4’s 2.5L and hybrid engine options are impressive, drivers will prefer the power the Equinox’s 2.0L turbo engine has to offer. With the Equinox’s 2.0L turbo, you’ll get 252 HP and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. The RAV4’s 2.5L engine delivers only 203 HP and 184 lb.-ft. of torque.

Additional performance features on the 2019 Chevy Equinox include:

  • 9-speed transmission
  • Front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive
  • MacPherson front suspension
  • 4-wheel antilock disc brakes


From comfort to design, there is much to marvel within the 2019 Chevy Equinox and 2019 Toyota RAV4. These models share quite a few features like dual-zone automatic climate control, an 8-way power driver’s seat, and fold-flat rear seats. However, Chevy Equinox passengers receive more space than the RAV4. You can expect a total passenger volume of 103.2 cu.-ft. The RAV4 only offers a total of 98.9 cu.-ft.

Other exceptional interior features you’ll find on the Equinox include:

  • Heated steering wheel optional
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Available rear heated seats
  • Ventilated front seats available


The 2019 Chevy Equinox and 2019 Toyota RAV4 feature state-of-the-art technologies to ensure your daily drive is as convenient as possible. Apple CarPlay® makes multitasking safe and simple, while 4G LTE Wi-Fi® connectivity provides endless possibilities on the road. While these tech options are undoubtedly useful, the Equinox includes a couple more impressive options to take your commute to the next level.

  • Android users can also connect to the Chevrolet infotainment system on the Chevy Equinox thanks to the inclusion of Android Auto™.
  • Wireless charging is standard for quickly and seamlessly charging your mobile device.
  • The 4.2-in. driver information screen gives you quick access to a host of important vehicle information.