2018 Chevy Equinox vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

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Equinox vs. RAV4: Which Compact SUV Is Best for You?

The Chevrolet Equinox and Toyota RAV4 are two of the more popular compact SUVs on the market today. They’re best at staying on the beaten path but can handle some light off-roading and have satisfactory cargo space. Whether you’re looking to upgrade from a subcompact SUV, downsize from a full-size SUV, or change from a minivan, the Equinox and RAV4 are worth taking for a test drive.

For 2018, the Equinox was fully redesigned, while the RAV4 comes in a new Adventure grade and has seen its towing capacity increase to 3,500 pounds.

This article compares the two SUVs to determine which is better overall, based on U.S. News scoring in individual categories. You may notice slight scoring variations in these categories versus U.S. News reviews. Each category’s score is constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available.

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