Compare the Subaru Crosstrek vs. Other Compact SUVs

Compare the Subaru Crosstrek with Compact SUVs on the Market

Compare the new Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Kona, & Toyota RAV4 in Lewiston, ID

If you've been considering the purchase or lease of a new SUV in Lewiston, ID, you've likely noticed how many options you have on the market these days. With a segment saturated in options, how does one know which to choose? The Subaru Crosstrek for lease near Moscow, ID, is an exceptional choice for a variety of reasons. It's versatile, capable, and efficient while remaining affordable.

When compared to other popular Compact SUVs in the market like the Hyundai Kona and Toyota RAV4, how does the Crosstrek come out ahead? Does it offer the features most important to you and your family? Read more to see which 5-passenger SUV has what you need.

Subaru Crosstrek vs. Hyundai Kona


  • One notable difference between these two SUVs near Pullman, WA, is that the Crosstrek offers Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard. The Kona offers AWD as an option, so you'll spend more to equip this feature.
  • Both models offer a 2.0-liter engine, but with the Kona, your performance maxes out at 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. The Crosstrek offers 152 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Crosstrek features a 16.6-gallon fuel tank, so you'll fill up fewer times than the Kona, which offers 13.2 gallons.
  • Towing with a Kona isn't recommended, but in the Crosstrek, you get up to 1,500 pounds of towing available.
  • The Hyundai SUV isn't available with a six-speed manual transmission like the Crosstrek, and the eight-speed automatic transmission on the Subaru SUV beats the six-speed automatic transmission on the Kona.

Design & Features

  • With the Hyundai Kona, you will have a roof rack optional. The Subaru Crosstrek is standard with this feature, so feel free to load up your skis or bikes.
  • The Crosstrek near Clarkston, WA, provides standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology on its CVT models, including Pre-Collision Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, and Pre-Collision Throttle Management. The Kona offers Lane Keep Assist, Driver Attention Warning, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist standard.
  • Cargo space is a key selling point for an SUV, and the Kona offers up to 19.2 cubic feet, and the Crosstrek gives you 20.8 cubic feet.
  • Maximum passenger volume in the Hyundai SUV tops out at 94.1 cubic feet, while the Subaru SUV offers 100.9 cubic feet.

Subaru Crosstrek vs. Toyota RAV4


  • The RAV4 offers a 2.5-liter engine, while the Crosstrek offers a 2.0-liter Subaru BOXER® engine.
  • With the RAV4, AWD isn't standard, so you'll wind up paying more to equip this feature. Subaru is known for offering its Symmetrical AWD as a standard feature on its SUVs, and the Crosstrek is no exception.
  • Both models can tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped.
  • Ground clearance with the RAV4 is 8.4 inches, while the Crosstrek offers 8.7 inches.

Design & Features

  • The Toyota RAV4 near Asotin, WA, will cost you more from the base FWD trim than the Crosstrek Base trim that offers AWD standard. Adding AWD on the Toyota costs more, which only adds to your expenses.
  • Standard safety in the RAV4 includes Lane Departure Warning, Collision Warning System, and optional Cross-Traffic Alert. The Crosstrek offers a suite of features that include Pre-Collision Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and more.
  • Telematics in each model include Safety Connect® in the RAV4, and STARLINK™ with the Crosstrek.
  • The Toyota SUV has less front headroom and legroom than the Subaru SUV, and it also falls short in rear hip room and legroom.

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