2022 Toyota C-HR vs 2022 Toyota RAV4 Comparison in Salem, OR

The growing popularity of SUVs and crossovers on today's roads means more for you to research which leads to more stress. At Capitol Toyota we want your car-buying experience to be enjoyable and hassle-free so we've put together this side-by-side comparison below. Whether you're looking at the smallest sporty crossover, the 2022 Toyota C-HR, or a slightly more spacious crossover like the 2022 Toyota RAV4, we've gathered all you need to know in one spot. You can scroll through and see how the C-HR and RAV4 stack up against each other and which vehicle would best suit your needs. Discover what makes the 2022 C-HR and 2022 RAV4 stand out by continuing to read below. When you're ready for a test drive, stop by our showroom at Capital Toyota.

2022 Toyota C-HR vs 2022 Toyota RAV4 Exterior

Design & Exterior Features


The 2022 C-HR is Toyota's smallest crossover to date. It has an edgy silhouette that makes it stand out from other crossovers in its class. By offering a stylish two-tone paint treatment on higher trim levels, this means you can find a color combination that's unique to you. The C-HR offers standard vortex-styled 18" sport alloy wheels while the 2022 RAV4 comes standard with 17" 6-spoke steel wheels and the option to upgrade to 19" multi-spoke wheels for a more athletic look. LED headlights are standard on both crossovers and LED fog lights are available on the higher trim levels of both the C-HR and the RAV4. You'll find that the RAV4 is built to explore a rougher terrain with 8.4 inches of ground clearance, over two inches more than the C-HR. If you're looking for extra cargo space by the way of roof rails, you'll only find them on the higher trim levels of the RAV4, as well as a power rear liftgate that opens when you wave your foot under the center bumper.

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2022 Toyota C-HR vs 2022 Toyota RAV4 Interior

Interior Features & Technology

The 2022 C-HR and 2022 RAV4 are similar when it comes to interior features. Both seat five passengers, with 60/40 split fold-flat second row rear seatings. A dual zone automatic climate control is standard fare on the 2022 C-HR and on the higher trim levels of the RAV4. The 2022 C-HR offers standard front bucket seats with sport bolsters with leather-trimmed upholstery available on higher trim levels. The RAV4 offers breathable SofTex® upholstery in a wide array of bold colors on upper trim levels as well as heated front and rear outboard seats and ventilated front seats. You'll only find the heating function on the front seats of the C-HR Limited model.

You won't find much difference when it comes to interior technology between these two crossovers. Both the C-HR and the RAV4 offer a standard multimedia system that includes Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ as well as Amazon Alexa compatibility. The 2022 C-HR offers a standard USB media port and wireless Bluetooth® to give you access to hands-free phone capability, advanced voice recognition, seamless music streaming, and more, all accessible from an 8-inch touchscreen display. The 2022 RAV4 offers a standard 7-inch touchscreen or you can upgrade trim levels for the optional 9-inch display, navigation, and a JBL® 11-speaker audio system.


When it comes to performance, the 2022 RAV4 has a slight edge over the 2022 C-HR. When looking under the hood, the RAV4 comes standard with a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 203 horsepower. ​​The standard trim 2022 RAV4 can tow up to 1500 lb, whereas higher trim models of the 2022 RAV4 can tow up to 1750 lb. An impressive feature for a crossover vehicle, but it doesn't stop there. The RAV4 is available in an eco-friendly Hybrid model that comes standard with all-wheel drive. The 2022 C-HR comes standard with a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine with 144 hp. Both the 2022 RAV4 and 2022 C-HR are front wheel drive and come standard with all weather tires. All weather tires not only provide a smooth ride with great traction, but are also designed to perform well in wet and dry conditions. So no need to worry as the weather and seasons change, these tires are ready for action.

2022 Toyota C-HR vs 2022 Toyota RAV4 Features

Safety & Driver Assist Features

When it comes to safety, Toyota has you covered. Both 2022 models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense, Hill Start Assist Control, and Star Safety System. The Star Safety System is composed of six advanced safety features designed to make each drive as safe as possible such as: Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), traction control (TRAC), and Smart Stop technology ® (SST). On top of that amazing package of safety features, the C-HR has Blind Spot Monitoring as a standard feature which is available on higher trims of 2022 RAV4. The 2022 RAV4 offers Safety Connect as a standard feature, which includes emergency assignment, stolen vehicle locator, as well as other features that are included for a subscription.

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The 2022 Toyota C-HR vs the 2022 Toyota RAV4: Summary

If you are in the market for a sporty subcompact crossover, consider the 2022 Toyota C-HR , with a starting MSRP of just $23,880. If you're looking for something bigger that offers a comfortable, spacious ride and with a starting MSRP of only $26,525, you'll get long-lasting value for your money with the 2022 Toyota RAV4. There's no wrong choice when choosing between these two exciting vehicles. Stop by our showroom at Capitol Toyota today to explore the 2022 Toyota line-up for yourself or contact us to schedule a test drive. We can't wait to meet you!

Feature2022 Toyota C-HR2022 Toyota RAV4
Starting MSRP*$23,880$26, 525
Standard Gas Mileage (MPG)31 Highway/ 27 City35 Highway/ 27 City
Standard Horsepower144hp203 hp
Standard Torque​​139 lb.-ft184 lb.-ft
Standard DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Max Towing CapacityTowing not recommended 1,500 lb
Passenger Volume86.0 cu. ft.98.9 cu. ft.
Cargo Volume37.0 behind first row/ 19.1 behind second row69.8 Front /37.6 Rear
Dual Climate ControlStandard Standard
Standard Touchscreen Size 8 in7 in

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Excludes options; taxes; title; registration; delivery, processing and handling fee; dealer charges. Dealer sets actual selling price.