If you’re looking for a compact or subcompact SUV, then you may have already looked at either the Taos or the CRV. They are leaders in their class, and they are highly competitive. It’s worth considering them side-by-side, which we’ve done for you here! Join Boucher VW Inc. Of Franklin WI in comparing the new 2022 Volkswagen Taos vs the 2022 Honda CRV | Franklin WI.
VW may be slightly newer at making compact SUVs than Toyota, however, they are highly competitive. Furthermore, the Taos and others in the VW family are safe, fun to drive, and have the fit and finish of German engineering. Check out how the two match up against each other in the table below.
Feature / Spec
2022 VW Taos
2022 Toyota RAV4
Standard Engine / Horsepower / Torque
1.5 liter 4-cylinder turbo / 158 / 184
2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder / 203 / 184
Standard Transmission / Drive
8-speed automatic / FWD
Direct Shift - 8-speed automatic Transmission / FWD
Fuel Economy MPG City / Hwy
28 / 36
27 / 35
Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0)
Composition Color touchscreen sound system with 6.5" color display
7.0” color touchscreen display
Max Cargo Volume Cubic Feet
Available up to 1,500 pounds
Standard VW Digital Cockpit
Available TRD package
The clear price winner is the VW Taos, which leaves you with several thousand dollars to add options (or put in your pocket). That said, the RAV4 has impressive stats, including higher horsepower and a slightly larger standard infotainment screen. It comes down to what your tastes and budget are! We’re in favor of the VW Taos, as it has the famous VW surefootedness and style. Let us know what you think! If you’re interested in the Taos, please contact us. For more available features, keep reading.
The list goes on, including a great warranty, and a lot more. We’re happy to help with your homework, and if you’re interested in the 2022 VW Taos – you came to the right place.
We hope you found the comparison between the new 2022 Volkswagen Taos vs the 2022 Toyota RAV4 | Franklin WI useful. If you want to put the 2022 VW Taos to the test, come in for a test drive. Please contact us with any questions on this or any other vehicle in the VW lineup.