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2021 Audi Q3 vs. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

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2021 Audi
Q3

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2021 Toyota
RAV4

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MSRP*
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$34,000 to $36,000
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$26,250 to $36,180
Invoice* $31,960 to $33,840 $24,544 to $33,829
MPG - City 20 - 22 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota RAV4 than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Audi Q3 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 as you will with the Toyota RAV4, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi Q3 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota RAV4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Audi Q3 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota RAV4.

Dimensions
The Audi Q3 is about the same width as the Toyota RAV4. The Audi Q3 is slightly shorter than the Toyota RAV4, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q3 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota RAV4.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi Q3 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q3 and the Toyota RAV4. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota RAV4.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q3 than that of the Toyota RAV4.