2024 BMW X1 vs. 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review

Picture of the 2024 BMW X1

2024 BMW
X1

MSRP*: $40,500 to $49,900
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Picture of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2023 Toyota
RAV4 Prime

MSRP*: $43,090 to $46,960
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MPG - City 23 - 25 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 31 - 34 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 46.9 - 57.2 ft3 63.1 - 63.2 ft3
Engine
  • 241-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 312-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 302-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 241 - 312 hp 302 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,500 lbs
Exterior Length 177.2 - 177.4 in 180.9 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 73.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.0 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 37.8 in
Head Room Front 42.1 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 37.7 - 39.5 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.5 in

*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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the BMW X1 than the Toyota RAV4 Prime. The BMW X1 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW X1 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Dimensions
The BMW X1 is about the same width as the Toyota RAV4 Prime. The BMW X1 is slightly shorter than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The BMW X1 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X1 has a lot less horsepower than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the BMW X1 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X1 and the Toyota RAV4 Prime. The BMW X1 has less cargo space than the Toyota RAV4 Prime, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.