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2005 Toyota Corolla vs. 2007 Toyota RAV4

To start off, 2007 Toyota RAV4 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 1,996 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Toyota RAV4 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Toyota RAV4 (150 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 20 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (130 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Toyota RAV4 should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Toyota RAV4 weights approximately 308 kg more than 2005 Toyota Corolla. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Toyota RAV4 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Toyota Corolla. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Toyota RAV4 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Toyota RAV4 (194 Nm) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (171 Nm). This means 2007 Toyota RAV4 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Toyota Corolla 2007 Toyota RAV4
Make Toyota Toyota
Model Corolla RAV4
Year Released 2005 2007
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1786 cc 1996 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 130 HP 150 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 171 Nm 194 Nm
Engine Bore Size 79 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 91 mm 86 mm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1157 kg 1465 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 4400 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1730 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1820 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2570 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.5 L/100km 8.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 60 L


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